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Race, sex, and Allied power relations during WWII

Race, sex, and Allied power relations during WWII

March 29, 2016

Mary Louise Roberts talk, “The Leroy Henry Case: Sexual Violence and Allied Relations in Great Britain, 1944,” takes place on Thursday, March 31, 2016, at 5 p.m. in the Hawkins-Carlson Room.

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Cuomo signs new sex-assault policies into law

Cuomo signs new sex-assault policies into law

July 7, 2015

All public and private colleges in New York will have to implement new policies to address sexual assaults on campuses after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law Tuesday. Joel Seligman, the president of the University of Rochester, praised the law.

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University statement on OCR notification

May 26, 2015

We received a letter from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) that it will investigate a University of Rochester student’s complaint about the way that the university handled her charge of sexual assault. When OCR receives such a complaint, it undertakes a broader, comprehensive review of a university’s handling of sexual misconduct complaints for a period of years.

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Gillibrand, students discuss sexual assault bill

Gillibrand, students discuss sexual assault bill

March 3, 2015

Students and community advocates sat down Monday at the University of Rochester with U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., to discuss the latest version of her bipartisan bill regarding campus sexual assault.

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UR joins national sexual assault prevention campaign

UR joins national sexual assault prevention campaign

February 10, 2015

The students’ concerns were evident in the words on the T-shirts worn by some of them involved in the It’s On Us campaign launched Tuesday at the University of Rochester. Emily Sumner’s T-shirt said, “Stop. Ask. Clarify,” in reference to the need of students to have a clear understanding of consent before entering into a sexual relationship.

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Students’ Association Government to launch ‘It’s on Us’ sexual assault awareness campaign

Students’ Association Government to launch ‘It’s on Us’ sexual assault awareness campaign

February 9, 2015

On Tuesday and Wednesday, Students’ Association members will be on hand in Wilson Commons to launch the University’s “It’s On Us” campaign, a national effort to raise awareness about sexual violence in all of its forms.

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Campuses struggle with sex assault cases

Campuses struggle with sex assault cases

August 24, 2014

UR has already issued an update of its sexual misconduct policy, saying it is moving toward an “affirmative consent” model, which requires explicit consent from both individuals engaged in sexual activity. The college also tries to hammer home the importance of consent with a skit, “Red Light, Green Light,” which will be performed as part of this week’s orientation for first-year students.

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Creating safe campuses focus of sexual assault conference

Creating safe campuses focus of sexual assault conference

March 31, 2014

A series of lectures and workshops will examine how to prevent and respond to gender violence on college campuses during the Sexual Assault Awareness Conference.

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EVENT: Conference Confronts Sexual Assault on Campuses

April 1, 2013

The conference opens Tuesday evening with a screening of the film Not My Life, which depicts the scourge of human trafficking on a global scale.

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