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Actor Lance Reddick to deliver Rochester’s  2022 Commencement address

Actor Lance Reddick to deliver Rochester’s 2022 Commencement address

April 11, 2022

Actor Lance Reddick, who studied classical composition at the Eastman School of Music and is known for roles in HBO’s The Wire and Amazon’s Bosch, will deliver this year’s Commencement address during the University-wide, in-person ceremony on May 13.

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New poster exhibit documents urgency, complexity of HIV/AIDS messaging

New poster exhibit documents urgency, complexity of HIV/AIDS messaging

March 14, 2022

On display at the Memorial Art Gallery through June 19, the first major exhibition of the University’s AIDS Education Posters highlights the role of poster art during the global epidemic.

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Celebrating women’s history

Celebrating women’s history

February 28, 2022

Throughout March, campus organizations are sponsoring art exhibitions, lectures, films, book readings, and performances to celebrate and remember women’s history.

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It’s a winterful life

It’s a winterful life

February 7, 2022

Linnea Wegge (left), Maya Hewitt, and Ian Gillis (right) from the Class of 2023 participate in a curling demonstration during this year’s Winterfest Weekend on the River Campus. The weekend—an annual wintertime tradition for undergraduate students—featured gear giveaways, ice-carving demonstrations, sledding down Danforth Hill, plus plenty of s’mores and hot chocolate. Check out more photos from the weekend on the University’s Instagram account.

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Ocean conservationist Alexandra Cousteau to speak to University community

Ocean conservationist Alexandra Cousteau to speak to University community

February 2, 2022

As part of the Difficult Conversations series, the granddaughter of French explorer Jacques Cousteau will discuss the urgency of saving Earth’s waters.

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Black History Month 2022

Black History Month 2022

January 28, 2022

The University marks the annual celebration of Black History Month with an array of virtual and in-person events, including discussions, lectures, exhibitions, film screenings, and performances.

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University of Rochester plans in-person, institution-wide commencement ceremony

University of Rochester plans in-person, institution-wide commencement ceremony

January 18, 2022

A new ceremony on May 13 will kick off a weekend of events to celebrate the academic achievements of all members of the Class of 2022.

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Rheeda Walker, expert on Black mental health, to deliver University’s 2022 MLK address

Rheeda Walker, expert on Black mental health, to deliver University’s 2022 MLK address

December 13, 2021

The University of Houston professor will discuss mental health challenges facing African Americans and take questions from the audience during her January 21 address.

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<em>Star Trek</em>’s George Takei: Boldly becoming an activist for LGBTQ, immigration rights

Star Trek’s George Takei: Boldly becoming an activist for LGBTQ, immigration rights

October 22, 2021

The actor, speaking as part of Rochester’s Difficult Conversations”series, says he struggled for years before finding his true voice.

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Meliora 2021 celebrates Rochester’s resilience

Meliora 2021 celebrates Rochester’s resilience

October 3, 2021

Health and safety were top priorities during the first large event for alumni, students, and families since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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