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Virtual research expo an online showcase for undergraduate work

Virtual research expo an online showcase for undergraduate work

April 17, 2020

The annual Undergraduate Research Expo—typically held in person, with printed displays featuring students’ research projects—is this year taking place online, with 96 virtual “posters.”

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A lottery picks the cast each night in production of <em>Everybody</em>

A lottery picks the cast each night in production of Everybody

February 24, 2020

This spring, the University of Rochester’s International Theatre Program dives into the work of Everybody, and it is certainly not your typical theatrical production, with student actors playing a different role each night.

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Georgetown professor Michael Eric Dyson to speak on River Campus

Georgetown professor Michael Eric Dyson to speak on River Campus

February 19, 2020

Dyson is the fourth speaker in the “Difficult Conversations as a Catalyst for Change” lecture series, and is the author or editor of more than 20 books on race and race relations in the United States.

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Celebrating two decades of the MLK Commemorative Address

Celebrating two decades of the MLK Commemorative Address

January 17, 2020

Since 2000, when the late Julian Bond spoke on the River Campus, the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address has been a winter tradition at the University of Rochester, bringing civil rights leaders, activists, poets, and icons to campus.

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How journalist Masha Gessen and Rochester scholars examine the marginalization of communities

How journalist Masha Gessen and Rochester scholars examine the marginalization of communities

October 14, 2019

Journalist and activist Masha Gessen will discuss marginalization during this year’s Humanities Center Public Lecture Series. But the subject is also central to the work of several Rochester scholars.

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30th anniversary season opens with <em>The Grown-Up</em>

30th anniversary season opens with The Grown-Up

September 30, 2019

The International Theater Program opens up its 30th anniversary season with the The Grown-Up on Thursday, October 3.  Written by Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright Jordan Harrison, the production is described as a fairy-tale for grown-ups.

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Madeleine Albright to visit Rochester

Madeleine Albright to visit Rochester

September 23, 2019

Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, pathbreaking diplomat and bestselling author, will be the keynote speaker at an October 24 event at the University of Rochester.

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How do physical spaces help create community?

How do physical spaces help create community?

September 16, 2019

In her highly visual, multi-year project “Fertile Ground,” cultural anthropologist Kathryn Mariner is researching placemaking in the city of Rochester, and her focus on how community is formed is shared by this year’s Humanities Center lectures.

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University on the Fringe

University on the Fringe

September 6, 2019

We ask a few University participants in this year’s KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival what draws them to the Fringe, and what—besides their own shows—they recommend attending.

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