We’re making the most of winter at the University of Rochester. Here’s a look back at some of January’s memorable (indoor and outdoor) moments. Photos by University photographer J. Adam Fenster unless otherwise noted.
GO WITH THE FLOE: Ice floes float past the University’s River Campus along the Genesee River during a long exposure at sunset.
STRONGER AS ONE: University President Sarah Mangelsdorf (far left) and Vice President for Equity and Inclusion Adrienne Morgan (far right) pose with the 2024 Presidential Stronger As One Diversity Awards recipients during the reception in Feldman Ballroom. (University of Rochester photo / Matt Wittmeyer)
WALK AND TALK: Students chat as they make their way across the River Campus on a snowy day.
ALL OUR DUCKS IN A ROW: Dozens of snow ducks are arranged on the Meridian in Eastman Quadrangle near Rush Rhees Library at night.
LEADING THE WAY: Rachel Swarns, journalist, author, and an associate professor of journalism at New York University, accompanied by Jeffrey McCune, the Frederick Douglass Professor and chair of faculty programs and departmental initiatives in the Department of Black Studies, meets with students in Douglass Leadership House before delivering the 2024 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address.
FIND YOUR CENTER: The River Campus Meridian, covered in snow, is seen from above via drone. (University of Rochester photo / AJ Pow)
VOICES THAT CARE: Students, parents, East High School staff, and other community supporters make the case for extending the University’s relationship as East’s Educational Partnership Organization during a public hearing with the Rochester City School District’s Board of Education.