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University community marks COVID-19’s one-year anniversary

University community marks COVID-19’s one-year anniversary

March 9, 2021

Moment of silence and other activities mark the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ways in which the University community responded

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UHS floor expansion project is complete

UHS floor expansion project is complete

July 3, 2020

A project to add a floor to the UHS building has been completed, adding more space for psychiatry, mental health, and other programs.

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Moves protect students and make way for isolation, quarantine areas

Moves protect students and make way for isolation, quarantine areas

March 31, 2020

Undergraduates who have to remain on campus have moved into separate rooms as part of an effort to reduce the likelihood that they’ll come into contact with coronavirus and to create quarantine and isolation areas if students need that level of care.

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Restoring a River Campus original

Restoring a River Campus original

August 2, 2016

This summer, a team of experts, engineers, and facilities crew worked together to painstakingly restore 90 panels of stained glass originally designed in 1928 for Strong Auditorium.

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A room with a view

A room with a view

May 17, 2016

The River Campus, with Rush Rhees Library at its center, as seen from the the top of the Brooks Crossing apartments across the Genesee River. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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Wilson Commons at 40

Wilson Commons at 40

April 4, 2016

When the new student union opened on the River Campus on April 4, 1976, the building’s famed architect offered a vision to match his grand design. “It will be a place to be, and a place to remember,” the legendary I.M. Pei predicted. Forty years later, the building, Wilson Commons, has become a centerpiece of campus life.

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Photo essay: Looking forward to Move-in Day by looking back

Photo essay: Looking forward to Move-in Day by looking back

August 20, 2014

Each August, the University of Rochester prepares for Move-in Day, when the incoming freshman class arrives to begin their time as undergraduates. With the help of family, friends, and University volunteers, more than 1,000 new students move into five residence halls on the River Campus and the downtown Eastman Campus. Beginning on Aug. 25, more than 1,300 members of the Class of 2018 will arrive. Here’s a look back to Move-in Days of yesteryear.

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University of Rochester welcomes Class of 2018

University of Rochester welcomes Class of 2018

August 20, 2014

More than 1,300 freshmen from more than 75 countries will move in to the River Campus and Eastman School of Music beginning Monday, Aug. 25. Move-in Day is an event featuring a cappella singing groups, the University Pep Band, and other student groups entertaining and welcoming the new class to their new home in Rochester.

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Spring Break blizzard

Spring Break blizzard

March 13, 2014

A snowstorm blankets a quiet River Campus in approximately 18 inches of snow.

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Dashing through the snow

Dashing through the snow

March 4, 2014

Students walk across a snow-covered Eastman Quad.

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