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Moves protect students and make way for isolation, quarantine areas

Moves protect students and make way for isolation, quarantine areas

March 31, 2020

Undergraduates who have to remain on campus have moved into separate rooms as part of an effort to reduce the likelihood that they’ll come into contact with coronavirus and to create quarantine and isolation areas if students need that level of care.

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How to make a virtual River Campus, one Minecraft cube at a time

How to make a virtual River Campus, one Minecraft cube at a time

March 26, 2020

A team of Rochester undergraduates is creating a virtual version of campus to go along with the virtual learning that’s under way through online courses.

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Salute to NROTC: Program celebrates 75 years of leadership

Salute to NROTC: Program celebrates 75 years of leadership

March 4, 2020

One of the longest-running, continuous programs in the country, the University’s Naval ROTC unit celebrates 75 years of leadership.

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Georgetown professor Michael Eric Dyson to speak on River Campus

Georgetown professor Michael Eric Dyson to speak on River Campus

February 19, 2020

Dyson is the fourth speaker in the “Difficult Conversations as a Catalyst for Change” lecture series, and is the author or editor of more than 20 books on race and race relations in the United States.

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Remember King’s last, somber years

Remember King’s last, somber years

February 18, 2020

“History converged in a way that called Dr. King forward, and he answered the call,” said Princeton University professor Eddie Glaude Jr., who delivered the University of Rochester’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address. “That can happen with anybody. We don’t need another Martin Luther King. We need every day ordinary people. We are the leaders we’ve been looking for.” (University of Rochester photo / Matt Wittmeyer)

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University named top producer of student Fulbrights for fourth time

University named top producer of student Fulbrights for fourth time

February 14, 2020

For the fourth time in six years, Rochester placed among the nation’s top universities for student Fulbright Grants.

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Celebrating two decades of the MLK Commemorative Address

Celebrating two decades of the MLK Commemorative Address

January 17, 2020

Since 2000, when the late Julian Bond spoke on the River Campus, the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address has been a winter tradition at the University of Rochester, bringing civil rights leaders, activists, poets, and icons to campus.

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Caterina Caiazza, Marc Seigfred selected new Genesee Staff Council co-chairs

Caterina Caiazza, Marc Seigfred selected new Genesee Staff Council co-chairs

December 5, 2019

The first co-chairs of the University’s new Genesee Staff Council share two main goals: better communication in the present, and a solid foundation for the future.

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University student awarded foreign service graduate fellowship

University student awarded foreign service graduate fellowship

November 19, 2019

Jin Kim ’19 (T5 ’20) is the first Rochester student to be awarded a Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Fellowship, a program designed to attract outstanding candidates from diverse backgrounds to represent the United States in the Foreign Service.

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