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Activist and author Angela Davis to speak at Rochester

Activist and author Angela Davis to speak at Rochester

February 5, 2019

Angela Davis will be on campus to discuss “The University’s Role in Educating Students to be Engaged Citizens,” is part of the lecture series Difficult Conversations as a Catalyst for Change.

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Celebrating black history

Celebrating black history

February 1, 2019

Throughout February, sponsors and campus organizations will host lectures, films, performances, family events, and more as students, faculty, and the Rochester community celebrate Black History Month.

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Awards recognize commitment to diversity and inclusion

Awards recognize commitment to diversity and inclusion

January 25, 2019

Myra Henry, the senior director of administrative services, and the Commission on Women and Gender Equity in Academia have been chosen as recipients of the 2018 Presidential Diversity Awards.

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Meet the Susan B. Anthony Legacy Award winners

Meet the Susan B. Anthony Legacy Award winners

January 23, 2019

Seven undergraduate students and two Medical Center professors will be honored at the Susan B. Anthony Legacy Awards, a 62-year tradition that celebrates exceptional women at the University of Rochester.

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Karen Chance Mercurius named associate vice president for alumni and constituent relations

Karen Chance Mercurius named associate vice president for alumni and constituent relations

January 13, 2019

In her new role, Chance Mercurius will bring skills honed planning and executing alumni engagement programs for Harvard Law School and the University of Pennsylvania.

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Winter weather notifications: Everything you need to know

Winter weather notifications: Everything you need to know

January 10, 2019

Winter has arrived and the University’s emergency preparedness teams are ready with the plans and tools that keep the University operational and community members informed during snowstorms or severe weather.

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Simon School MBA named ‘Program of the Year’ for 2018

Simon School MBA named ‘Program of the Year’ for 2018

January 4, 2019

The MBA program at the Simon Business School, the only program in the US to offer a STEM designation in every area of specialization, has been named the “Program of the Year” for 2018 by Poets & Quants, a leading online news source covering the graduate business education market.

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University earns silver ‘Bicycle Friendly’ award

University earns silver ‘Bicycle Friendly’ award

December 27, 2018

The University has earned its first ever silver award as a bicycle friendly campus from the League of American Bicyclists. Awardees scored high on “Five E’s”—engineering, education, encouragement, enforcement and evaluation.

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New president Sarah Mangelsdorf receives high praise from students, staff, faculty

New president Sarah Mangelsdorf receives high praise from students, staff, faculty

December 18, 2018

From the beginning, the search for the University’s 11th president was designed to include the voices of as many constituencies as possible—from college students and staff members as well as from top faculty, administrators, and trustees.

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Wisconsin Provost Sarah Mangelsdorf named University of Rochester president

Wisconsin Provost Sarah Mangelsdorf named University of Rochester president

December 17, 2018

Sarah C. Mangelsdorf, an experienced academic leader recognized for her work on issues of academic quality, educational access, and diversity and inclusion at some of the nation’s leading public and private institutions, has been named president of the University of Rochester.

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