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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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What do you do when your motor melts? The solution lies in data

What do you do when your motor melts? The solution lies in data

July 9, 2019

Last year, Rochester’s Solar Splash team didn’t even make it to the college championships solar and electric boating. This year, a renewed focus on data science saw the team take home awards for innovation and most improved team.

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Carry on, carillon

Carry on, carillon

June 26, 2019

The free summer carillon recitals on the University of Rochester’s Eastman Quadrangle continue on Monday evenings in July.

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2019 d.health Summit addresses social determinants of health

2019 d.health Summit addresses social determinants of health

June 10, 2019

Now in its fifth year, the d.health Summit will address the non-medical factors the affect health, such as economic security, education, physical environment, employment, social support networks, and access to care.

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Need to Know: Rochester’s 169th Commencement

Need to Know: Rochester’s 169th Commencement

May 16, 2019

Find final details and logistics for this year’s Commencement ceremonies.

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