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Longtime UR and Rochester community leader Paul Burgett has died

A well-known figure in the University of Rochester community has died. Paul Burgett died Wednesday after a brief illness, he was 72.
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Fri, 08/24/2018 - 7:45am
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WATCH: How the culture is changing at the University of Rochester

https://youtu.be/YAe_1RUTdOY This week the University of Rochester updated the status of its work to improve policies related to sexual harassment. You...
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Sun, 07/01/2018 - 7:31am
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WATCH: UR Interim President Richard Feldman; transforming a neighborhood with theatre

https://youtu.be/0YaVrBCPeh8 A local university under a national microscope after its handling of sexual harassment allegations says progress is being...
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Thu, 06/28/2018 - 5:30pm
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URMC researchers are part of a large, family-based childhood obesity study

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center are set to join one of the largest-ever studies on childhood obesity. URMC will receive a $3.1...
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Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:12am
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Arrest of former UR student and video sparks debate on social media

There’s a controversy on social media over the arrest of a former University of Rochester student. It was sparked by a cell phone video of the man,...
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Mon, 05/28/2018 - 9:59am
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Empire Discovery Institute will bring together UR and two Buffalo institutions

The University of Rochester will be partnering with two Buffalo institutions in an effort to speed up the development of new pharmaceutical drugs....
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Sun, 05/27/2018 - 1:54am
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UR Commission for Women and Gender Equity in Academia release preliminary report

After eight months of work, the University of Rochester Commission for Women and Gender Equity in Academia has released its preliminary report . The...
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Tue, 05/22/2018 - 12:30pm
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University of Rochester to award honorary degree to Frederick Douglass

The University of Rochester says it will give its first ever posthumous honorary degree to Frederick Douglass during commencement ceremonies on May 20...
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Wed, 05/09/2018 - 4:29am
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Animal rights group says U of R neglects lab mice

Are lab mice at the University of Rochester being mistreated and dying from neglect? That’s the claim at the center of a report by SAEN , ( Stop Animal...
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Fri, 05/04/2018 - 1:34am
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UR Interim President looks at progress made in trying to create a more inclusive campus

The Interim President of the University of Rochester is sounding positive about changes the university has been making and will make in the future after...
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Tue, 04/10/2018 - 11:15am
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