OUR Rochester


We're very excited to share with you OUR Rochester, featuring multicultural news and updates from the University of Rochester, in a more dynamic and engaging format. This brings you the same great content you've come to expect from the e-newsletter edition, but with multimedia capability, social media sharing functionality, and 24/7 access. We look forward to continuing to support the University's commitment to diversity and inclusion, and are thrilled to have a new forum to help keep you connected with your fellow alumni. Meliora!

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Meet the student leaders behind 'We're Better Than That'

Mar 17, 2017

The University's anti-racism committee was formed in the fall of 2015, and adopted the name "We’re Better Than That" (WBBT) last winter. The committee meets biweekly during the academic year and is co-chaired by Beth Olivares, dean for diversity initiatives, and Norman Burnett, director of  the Office of Minority Student Affairs. The…  read more 

Three presidents

Feb 16, 2017

She heard a speech in the library as a freshman and was hooked. He had been an outspoken leader in his church since the age of 10. She came from one home in the city of Rochester and then found another on campus. Together, Caryl English '18, Delvin Moody '18, and Charlisa Goodlet '17 have followed different paths that have led them to leadership…  read more 

Paul J. Burgett Intercultural Center Dedication

Oct 10, 2016

Remarks from the dedication ceremony for the Paul J. Burgett Intercultural Center, held on September 30, 2016. Additional Links Diversity at the University College Diversity Roundtable Office of Minority Student Affairs Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies Paul J. Burgett Intercultural Center David T. Kearns Center…  read more