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January 2024 in photos

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.

Ice floes float past University of Rochester’s River Campus along the Genesee River during a long exposure at sunset

GO WITH THE FLOE: Ice floes float past the University’s River Campus along the Genesee River during a long exposure at sunset.

Professionally dressed men and women hold glass awards in front of a blue and gold backdrop

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)

Two students in outerwear walk down snow-covered steps

WALK AND TALK: Students chat as they make their way across the River Campus on a snowy day.  

Dozens of ducks made out of snow are illuminated by outdoor lighting on a snowy quad

ALL OUR DUCKS IN A ROW: Dozens of snow ducks are arranged on the Meridian in Eastman Quadrangle near Rush Rhees Library at night.

Rachel Swarns and Jeffrey McCune meet with a group of students

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.

The River Campus meridian, as seen from above via drone

FIND YOUR CENTER: The River Campus Meridian, covered in snow, is seen from above via drone. (University of Rochester photo / AJ Pow)

Students, parents, East staff and other community supporters attend a meeting

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.

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