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An officer and an organ donor

An officer and an organ donor

November 12, 2018

Lieutenant Dan Schermerhorn Jr. works the day shift. Peace Officer Paul Wlosinski works nights. The two Department of Public Safety colleagues are forever connected by an act of generosity that gave Schermerhorn a second chance.

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Public Safety’s Purple Box holiday program to benefit children, families at Willow Center

Public Safety’s Purple Box holiday program to benefit children, families at Willow Center

November 8, 2018

The Department of Public Safety is leading its fourth Holiday Purple Box campaign to help families displaced because of domestic violence. Donations of new items are being accepted through December 3.

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‘A good reputation is measured by how much you can improve the lives of others’

‘A good reputation is measured by how much you can improve the lives of others’

September 25, 2018

Alumni and their families assemble food packages at the Baltimore Hunger Project, which was founded by Rochester alumna Lynne Kahn ’91. University of Rochester alumni are joining with alumni groups from the nation’s leading colleges and universities this month in a Global Day of Service. Alumni groups in San Francisco, New York City, Baltimore, Rochester, and other cities around the country are gathering to support the work of local nonprofits and community organizations. (AP Images for Rochester Review / Steve Ruark)

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Competition supports student community outreach

Competition supports student community outreach

September 7, 2018

Now in its third year, the Community Engagement Challenge encourages student organizations to propose a charitable outreach program that benefits the greater Rochester community.

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Wilson Day celebrates 30 years of community engagement

Wilson Day celebrates 30 years of community engagement

August 23, 2018

More than 1,300 incoming students will fan out to about 90 Rochester schools, libraries, senior centers, neighborhood associations, and more to paint, stack bookshelves, rake, pull weeds, and begin to get involved in their new community.

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Rochester Youth Year making an impact after 10 years

Rochester Youth Year making an impact after 10 years

July 26, 2018

For the past decade, more than 100 graduates of Rochester-area colleges have spent their first year out of school working to alleviate poverty in the local community through the University’s Rochester Youth Year program.

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Hot town, Summer Sustainability Fellows in the city

Hot town, Summer Sustainability Fellows in the city

July 18, 2018

How will climate change affect the health and well-being of City of Rochester residents? This summer, students in a new sustainability fellowship program worked with city officials to help answer the question.

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New report details growth of University of Rochester   

New report details growth of University of Rochester  

June 21, 2018

New economic data from CGR places the University of Rochester as the largest private sector employer in upstate New York, noting that the education and healthcare sectors overall now account for 20% of all jobs in the state.

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Media arts initiative reflects on city of Rochester

Media arts initiative reflects on city of Rochester

June 1, 2018

NOSFERATU (The Undead), a film installation by New York city-based artist Javier Téllez, is the first of three moving image pieces commissioned by the Memorial Art Gallery for its Reflections on Place series.

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YMCA of Greater Rochester, UR Medicine announce exclusive collaboration

YMCA of Greater Rochester, UR Medicine announce exclusive collaboration

May 15, 2018

Area residents will have greater access to UR Medicine wellness programs and clinical services at 17 YMCA of Greater Rochester locations.

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