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Happy birthday, Sue B.

Happy birthday, Sue B.

February 15, 2016

February 15 marks the 196th birthday of American civil rights and social justice leader, Susan B. Anthony. In 1900, Anthony led the fundraising campaign to secure the admission of women to the University, and pledged her own life insurance policy in order to meet the deadline.

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University receives $2.5 million HECap grant for Frederick Douglass Building renovations

University receives $2.5 million HECap grant for Frederick Douglass Building renovations

February 8, 2016

With over 250 student groups on campus, the reconfigured and more flexible spaces will allow groups to host speakers, programs, and other activities organized for and by students. Work will be done in phases and expected to be complete by August 2016.

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Rochester to host hundreds of entrepreneurship professionals for international conference

Rochester to host hundreds of entrepreneurship professionals for international conference

February 5, 2016

This fall, more than 350 entrepreneurship experts from the United States and abroad will arrive in Rochester for the 2016 Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers, or GCEC.

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Statement from President Joel Seligman on Constantino’s Market closing at College Town

Statement from President Joel Seligman on Constantino’s Market closing at College Town

February 1, 2016

The University has learned that Constantino’s Market, one of College Town’s original tenants, plans to close effective Feb. 13.

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University moves toward all antibiotic-free chicken

University moves toward all antibiotic-free chicken

January 29, 2016

In working with Aramark and local suppliers, Dining Services has been able make this large-scale pledge without additional costs to students or customers.

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Presidential Diversity Award recipients recognized

Presidential Diversity Award recipients recognized

January 26, 2016

The recipients of the 2016 Presidential Diversity Award are Janice Holland, senior HR representative, diversity specialist/facilitator, and community liaison; the One Community program; and Kathy Rideout, dean of the School of Nursing.

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Commission reviewing public safety report

Commission reviewing public safety report

January 20, 2016

A review of the 2011 Security Commission Report—which called for the implementation of a mixed system of both sworn peace officers and nonsworn officers and resulted in the renaming of University Security to the Department of Public Safety, among other recommendations—is under way.

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Susan B. Anthony Center honors music educator Donna Brink Fox with Lifetime Achievement Award

Susan B. Anthony Center honors music educator Donna Brink Fox with Lifetime Achievement Award

January 15, 2016

Brink Fox will be honored at the Susan B. Anthony Legacy Brunch, a long-standing University tradition that celebrates Anthony’s campaign for equal rights and to win women admission to the University in 1900.

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Rochester Police Department and Public Safety to conduct joint preparedness drills on River Campus Jan. 5

December 31, 2015

These live exercises are intended to test crisis response capabilities and coordination among local response units by using a realistic scenario.

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2015: The year in pictures

2015: The year in pictures

December 23, 2015

With 2015 coming to a close, we asked University photographer J. Adam Fenster to select his favorite Rochester photos from the past year.

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