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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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Activist and author Angela Davis to speak at Rochester

Activist and author Angela Davis to speak at Rochester

February 5, 2019

Angela Davis will be on campus to discuss “The University’s Role in Educating Students to be Engaged Citizens,” is part of the lecture series Difficult Conversations as a Catalyst for Change.

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New grad student chapter tackles underrepresentation in STEM

New grad student chapter tackles underrepresentation in STEM

February 1, 2019

Rochester becomes the 11th local chapter of the national Alliance for Diversity in Science and Engineering, bringing graduate students together across backgrounds and disciplines.

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Awards recognize commitment to diversity and inclusion

Awards recognize commitment to diversity and inclusion

January 25, 2019

Myra Henry, the senior director of administrative services, and the Commission on Women and Gender Equity in Academia have been chosen as recipients of the 2018 Presidential Diversity Awards.

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Common test of mental state understanding is biased

Common test of mental state understanding is biased

January 24, 2019

A new Rochester study has shown that a widely accepted test for assessing a patient’s ability to understand the mental state of another is biased against the less educated and against racial and ethnic minorities.

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Symone Sanders to deliver MLK Commemorative Address

Symone Sanders to deliver MLK Commemorative Address

December 7, 2018

Sanders is a political commentator for CNN and served national press secretary for Senator Bernie Sanders during his 2016 presidential run, the youngest press secretary for a presidential candidate.

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