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Meet the new LGBTQ+ liaison and community resource officer at DPS

Meet the new LGBTQ+ liaison and community resource officer at DPS

September 4, 2019

The Department of Public Safety recently appointed Laura Johnson as the department’s first LGBTQ+ liaison, and Erin Vess as the new community resource officer.

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Marvin Doyley selected for first cohort of national STEM leadership program

Marvin Doyley selected for first cohort of national STEM leadership program

August 28, 2019

The professor of electrical and computer engineering is one of 20 faculty members nationwide who have been selected for the IAspire Leadership Academy, a program aimed at building diversity in STEM fields.

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These mentors make a difference for first-generation, minority students

These mentors make a difference for first-generation, minority students

August 8, 2019

Five University of Rochester faculty mentors are the inaugural recipients of a new mentorship award from the University’s David T. Kearns Center for Leadership and Diversity.

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Hajim School recognized for efforts to increase diversity

Hajim School recognized for efforts to increase diversity

July 23, 2019

The Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is among the first cohort of engineering schools to earn recognition for its diversity initiatives from the American Society for Engineering Education.

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Mercedes Ramírez Fernández appointed University’s first Vice President for Equity and Inclusion

Mercedes Ramírez Fernández appointed University’s first Vice President for Equity and Inclusion

May 28, 2019

Mercedes Ramírez Fernández, associate vice provost for strategic affairs and diversity at Virginia Tech, will join the University on July 1 as Rochester’s first vice president for equity and inclusion. 

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Susan B. Anthony Center calls for ‘extra 80’ to mark Equal Pay Day

Susan B. Anthony Center calls for ‘extra 80’ to mark Equal Pay Day

March 29, 2019

The University’s Susan B. Anthony Center has organized an initiative to mark Equal Pay Day, a national effort to promote pay equity for women of all backgrounds, and people of all races.

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‘Your sexuality is yourself, as the total person you are’

‘Your sexuality is yourself, as the total person you are’

March 25, 2019

The latest Rochester Women profile looks at the life of Mary Calderone ’39M (MD), a pioneering advocate for sex education who was both celebrated and vilified for her work during a time a great cultural division over sexuality and feminism.

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Students celebrate World Poetry Day with on-air readings

Students celebrate World Poetry Day with on-air readings

March 20, 2019

Students and tutors from the University of Rochester’s Language Center were on local radio this week to mark World Poetry Day with a celebration of poems in Arabic, Korean, Portuguese, and American Sign Language.

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‘Young people have always been at the forefront of change’

‘Young people have always been at the forefront of change’

March 5, 2019

Scholar, political activist, and author Angela Davis, center, arrives at Schlegel Hall to meet with students before her talk, “The University’s Role in Educating Students to be Engaged Citizens,” part of the series Difficult Conversations as a Catalyst for Change. (University of Rochester photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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Eastman alumna brings more than her voice to the Met

Eastman alumna brings more than her voice to the Met

February 27, 2019

Acclaimed soprano Julia Bullock ’09E is sharing her social vision as artist-in-residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, organizing a series of performances designed to explore ideas of identity, objectification, and history.

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