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A Union Better Than It Was
The legacy of Albion Tourgée, the lead attorney for Homer Plessy in Plessy v. Ferguson, had been relegated to
footnotes for much of the 20th century. But the Rochester alumnus’s ideas about bringing racial equality to the post–Civil War South are getting a new hearing. Read more . . .
Show Us Your Town: Houston
Our tour of Rochester’s Regional Networks turns to Houston, home to nearly 1,200 alumni who say the East Texas city is welcoming, diverse, and infused with a “dream it, do it” mind-set. Read more . . .
Evolution’s New Era
Rochester faculty have established the University as one of the world’s leading centers for understanding ways in which some genetic elements defy expectations, in an evolutionary race that’s not between organisms but within them. Read more . . .