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Diversity at the University

An Inclusive Community

The University of Rochester envisions itself as a community that welcomes, encourages, and supports individuals who desire to contribute to and benefit from the institution’s missions of teaching, research, patient care, performance, and community service. In a pluralistic culture, that community includes faculty, students, and staff who represent important differences. Read More

Take a look at all of the dynamic workshops for the 2017 Annual Diversity Conference! Register NOW: www.rochester.edu/diversity ... See MoreSee Less

02.22.17  ·  

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Dr. Shakti Butler will be the 2017 University-wide Annual Diversity Conference Keynote Speaker! To gain some insight about her, view the clip. See you at the conference -- Friday, March 31, 2017! #URDiversity ... See MoreSee Less

02.22.17  ·  

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NEW BRILLIANT NORMS:
TRANSFORMING THE LEARNING CONTEXT TO ENHANCE DIVERSITY, INCLUSION, AND EXCELLENCE
Thursday, March 23 | 11:30 to 2:00pm
Genrich Rusling Room #215, LeChase Hall, River Campus

featuring
Jessi L. Smith, PhD
Professor of Psychology, University Family Advocate, PI ADVANCE Project TRACS
Montana State University

There are multifaceted ways in which social norms can undermine women and minority students’ motivation and feelings of inclusion in the classroom and research laboratory. This presentation uses social psychological research to transform expectations about who is brilliant, what brilliance looks like, and what brilliant people study. Norms often operate outside conscious awareness and limit broad participation in academics. Identifying and disrupting such norms can help create an inclusive learning context with far-reaching benefits. #URDiversity
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02.21.17  ·  

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University Recognized for Number of Fulbright Students

Rochester has been named to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs list of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2016–17 Fulbright U.S. students. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. Top-producing institutions are highlighted annually in The Chronicle of Higher Education. Eleven Rochester students won Fulbright awards for 2016–17. Visit the Student Fellowships website for more information about Fulbright awards and other student scholarships, fellowships, and awards. #URDiversity
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02.21.17  ·  

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