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Author Archives: Jim Ver Steeg

Saving the Lost Text of a Torah Scroll

Gregory Heyworth, an associate professor of English, and his digital media students are using different wavelengths of light to reveal illegible text on a Torah scroll that could create a tangible link with congregations lost to the Holocaust.     … Continued

Poetry Workshop: Race Intersecting

Join the Paul J. Burgett Intercultural Center and “We’re Better Than THAT” – The University of Rochester’s Anti-Racism Campaign in celebration of the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. This workshop led by prominent Queer Women of Color … Continued

Strengthening Latino Health: the 2019 Latino Health and Health Disparities Conference (Fortaleciendo La Salud Latina: Conferencia de Salud Latina 2019)

Strengthening Latino Health: the 2019 Latino Health and Health Disparities Conference /ortaleciendo La Salud Latina: Conferencia de Salud Latina 2019 is an opportunity for researchers, practitioners, and advocates to share emerging research, best practices, and community perspectives that shape the agenda … Continued

Women’s History Month: Women of MAG

In honor of Women’s History Month, this Sunday, March 10,  Docent Jane Colangelo has created a specialized tour on the women of the Memorial Art Gallery collection. The MAG  will celebrate the women who made “Magnificent” muses, painted perfect portraits, … Continued

Take a Midday Meditation Break

Take a midday meditation break every Wednesday in March from 12:30 to 1 p.m. in Douglass Commons, Room 407. No experience is necessary. Brought to you by the Mindful University Project. UR student Harry Kaplan ’17  relaxes on University of … Continued