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Ibram X. Kendi: ‘The very heartbeat of racism is denial’

Ibram X. Kendi: ‘The very heartbeat of racism is denial’

February 25, 2021

The antiracist activist and author spoke on several current issues at the University’s annual MLK Commemorative Address.

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University leaders share updates for staff

University leaders share updates for staff

February 16, 2021

The Genesee Staff Council invited President Sarah Mangelsdorf and other University leaders to share updates on the institution’s finances, the Career Path Modernization project, campus COVID-19 cases, efforts to vaccinate eligible staff, and other topics.

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inspireDANCE moves online to connect the dance community and beyond

inspireDANCE moves online to connect the dance community and beyond

February 11, 2021

The virtual version of the annual inspireDANCE festival welcomes everyone to learn new dance styles for free from top choreographers and instructors.

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Tips for the college-bound: Choosing high school electives

Tips for the college-bound: Choosing high school electives

February 5, 2021

Rochester’s dean of undergraduate admissions in the College offers advice on which courses to take, and why.

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Students serve as public health ambassadors to reinforce pandemic safety measures

Students serve as public health ambassadors to reinforce pandemic safety measures

February 4, 2021

Rochester students volunteer to serve as public health ambassadors to help raise awareness among their peers about campus precautions and procedures to help limit the spread of COVID-19.

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How to be happier in 2021

How to be happier in 2021

December 18, 2020

Toss out your usual list of New Year’s resolutions and do things that make the world a better place, says a Rochester expert on motivation and well-being.

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Author, antiracist activist Ibram X. Kendi to deliver University’s MLK address

Author, antiracist activist Ibram X. Kendi to deliver University’s MLK address

December 16, 2020

Kendi, a best-selling author, professor, antiracist activist, and historian of race and discriminatory policy in America, will give a virtual speech as the event celebrates its 20th anniversary.

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American child welfare system has lost its way, says Rochester historian

American child welfare system has lost its way, says Rochester historian

December 11, 2020

A shift starting in the late 1960s has targeted poor families with unnecessary investigations and child removals at the expense of services, argues Rochester health policy historian and physician Mical Raz.

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Can social networks help us be more creative?

Can social networks help us be more creative?

December 9, 2020

Our interactions on social media could encourage new ways of thinking and different perspectives, if creativity was considered part of the network’s algorithms, say Rochester researchers.

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Theatrical classic comedic masterpiece reimagined for 2020

Theatrical classic comedic masterpiece reimagined for 2020

December 7, 2020

The cast of ‘The Government Inspector’ includes more than 50 students and alumni across the United States, and as far away as Guatemala and China.

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