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UR’s first female Nobel laureate speaks at Sunday’s commencement (access required)

The main graduation ceremony for the University of Rochester takes place Sunday morning with the first female Nobel laureate from UR giving the commencement address. Exercises for the colleges of arts, sciences and engineering begin at 9 a.m. on the ...

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Lasers in Rochester may fuel the world, reach for the universe (access required)

It’s hard to imagine that when lasers were first invented there was a bit of a “so what?” reaction. In 1960, light was the main application people could envision from lasers and the question was why did we need a new source of light?...

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Nobel laureate returns to UR to give commencement address (access required)

Nobel Prize winner Donna Strickland, who earned a Ph.D. from the University of Rochester, will be the university’s commencement speaker May 19. Strickland now teaches physics at the University of Waterloo, in Ontario, Canada, but was recognized by the Nobel ...

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Two former UR scientists win Nobel Prize for Physics (access required)

As if winning record federal support earlier this year wasn’t enough, the University of Rochester’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics now can claim two new Nobel laureates. The Nobel Foundation in Sweden announced on Tuesday that three physicists would share the ...

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