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Installation shows ‘beauty in inclusivity’

Installation shows ‘beauty in inclusivity’

November 18, 2016

On Display, a “deconstructed art exhibit,” explores the diversity of the human form. The piece been performed around the world and had its Rochester premiere at the Memorial Art Gallery in October. A December performance is planned at the Disability Studies Cluster conference.

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Federal grants recognize University’s programs for underserved students

Federal grants recognize University’s programs for underserved students

September 21, 2016

Two National Science Foundation grants expand the reach of programs that engage underrepresented minority, low-income, and first-generation students in science and engineering.

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Days of tragedy

Days of tragedy

July 14, 2016

Flags in front of the Eastman Quad and Rush Rhees Library fly at half staff after the mass shooting in Dallas, Texas. The University hosted two community dialogues on “Race in America, Race in Rochester” to seek answers to questions about violence, racism, and ways to bridge the divides in America.
Read President Joel Seligman’s statement from Wednesday’s community dialogue.

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New partnership to enhance diversity in classical music

New partnership to enhance diversity in classical music

May 13, 2016

The Eastman School of Music and the Gateways Music Festival, which have partnered since 1995, have announced a new alliance that strengthens the organizations’ efforts to promote and increase diversity in the field of classical music.

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Diversity conference asks: What do you stand for?

Diversity conference asks: What do you stand for?

April 7, 2016

This year’s annual diversity conference on Friday, April 8, comes on the heels of an academic year that has included numerous discussions of race and diversity at Rochester—part of an initiative to address those issues at the University.

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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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Diversity Awards 2016

Diversity Awards 2016

January 22, 2016

Walter Cooper ’56 greets violist and ROCmusic director Alexander Peña, who performed at the 2016 University of Rochester Diversity Awards reception at Witmer House on January 20. The Diversity Awards recognize the accomplishments of faculty, staff, students, grads, units, or departments of the University that contribute to diversity and inclusion through exemplary leadership. (University of Rochester photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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Gateways celebrates classical with an African heritage

Gateways celebrates classical with an African heritage

August 8, 2015

The venues range from Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre to private homes. “We are always talking about Rochester having these very secret wonders that happen,” says Barbara Jones.

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One way business schools attract black students: with black students

One way business schools attract black students: with black students

April 22, 2015

Simon has a lower profile than the Ivy League behemoth (Yale), but it boasts something unusual among American MBA programs: a large cohort of black students.

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2015 Diversity Award winners honored at annual Martin Luther King Jr. address

2015 Diversity Award winners honored at annual Martin Luther King Jr. address

January 26, 2015

The Eastman Pathways Program and Kristin Hocker, an organizational development specialist with Human Resources, were honored as the University’s 2015 Presidential Diversity Award recipients.

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