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Relationship problems? Don’t blame gender differences

Relationship problems? Don’t blame gender differences

February 11, 2017

“People think about the sexes as distinct categories,” says Rochester psychology professor Harry Reis, But when something goes wrong between partners, emphasizing inherent differences between the sexes can be harmful.

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Psychologist’s research probes matters of the heart

Psychologist’s research probes matters of the heart

February 10, 2017

Since the 1980s, psychology professor Harry Reis has been putting human relationships under a microscope. Over the years his research has led to insights into matters of the heart—both figuratively and literally.

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First look at UR Medicine’s Super Bowl ads

First look at UR Medicine’s Super Bowl ads

February 2, 2017

As the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots take to the field on Super Bowl Sunday, UR Medicine will be taking to the airwaves. Two local ads will run during the game to showcase the exceptional care offered at our region’s leading medical center.

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Rochester’s black community had a deep—and underrecognized—influence on Frederick Douglass

Rochester’s black community had a deep—and underrecognized—influence on Frederick Douglass

February 1, 2017

Douglass was profoundly influenced by the Rochester region. But the region’s role in shaping the abolitionist leader has not been fully appreciated, according to history professor Larry Hudson.

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Susan B. Anthony Center joins area organizations in celebrating suffrage centennial

Susan B. Anthony Center joins area organizations in celebrating suffrage centennial

January 16, 2017

2017: Celebrating 100 Years of New York State Women’s Right to Vote is a year-long celebration of women’s suffrage in the state.

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Events celebrate legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Events celebrate legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 13, 2017

Events across the University mark Monday’s MLK celebrations, and renowned author, educator, and activist Joy DeGruy will deliver the University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address on Friday, January 27.

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What’s your resolution and how will you keep it?

What’s your resolution and how will you keep it?

December 22, 2016

Lose weight. Get in shape. Do better in school. We asked University experts for tips on how to make some of the most popular resolutions a reality in 2017.

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Year’s top books share roots in University archives

Year’s top books share roots in University archives

December 20, 2016

This year, The New York Times list of the 100 most notable books for 2016 included two that were written by authors who used the River Campus Libraries’ Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation renowned collections for their work.

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Pearl Harbor at 75: When war came to campus

Pearl Harbor at 75: When war came to campus

December 7, 2016

On December 7, 1941, the lives of Rochester faculty and students were immediately changed, and a sleepy campus by the Genesee River was transformed into a vital hub for the war effort.

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