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University libraries acquire Confederate spy’s letter to William Henry Seward

University libraries acquire Confederate spy’s letter to William Henry Seward

November 23, 2021

A manuscript letter from Rose O’Neal Greenhow is the latest addition to the William Henry Seward Papers, the University’s largest and most cited archival collection.

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New imaging system captures text from barely open books

New imaging system captures text from barely open books

October 21, 2021

Rochester textual scientist Gregory Heyworth led the development of a digitization method for books with fragile binding.

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Rochester students devise innovative solutions to partner organizations’ challenges

Rochester students devise innovative solutions to partner organizations’ challenges

October 1, 2021

The third Innovation Challenge featured 20 student teams and six community organizations, including Foodlink, City Roots Community Land Trust, and the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence.

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New book highlights one of the world’s largest collections of HIV/AIDS posters

New book highlights one of the world’s largest collections of HIV/AIDS posters

June 30, 2021

Up Against the Wall: Art, Activism, and the AIDS Poster features the University’s HIV/AIDS education posters and gives a preview of next year’s Memorial Art Gallery exhibition.

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Digital exhibit highlights female adaptations of the Lady of Shalott

Digital exhibit highlights female adaptations of the Lady of Shalott

May 20, 2021

By showcasing the work of women artists and authors, the Rossell Hope Robbins Library exhibit challenges the notion that a woman’s death is beautiful, passive, and even romantic.

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3 collections from the River Campus Libraries worth your time this National Poetry Month

3 collections from the River Campus Libraries worth your time this National Poetry Month

April 2, 2021

Celebrate rhythm, rhyme, alliteration, and other literary techniques by exploring the collected papers of poets John A. Williams, Samuel Greenlee, and Vince Clemente.

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University libraries’ Mavrinac era coming to a close

University libraries’ Mavrinac era coming to a close

February 10, 2021

Nationally recognized as a leader among research libraries, Mary Ann Mavrinac transformed River Campus resources and spaces.

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Spring’s abrupt shift to remote learning offers lessons for the fall

Spring’s abrupt shift to remote learning offers lessons for the fall

July 12, 2020

University of Rochester faculty are using the lessons of the COVID-19 pandemic to prepare for a better remote learning experience in fall 2020.

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