University of Rochester

500 bells to remember 500,000 people lost to COVID-19

You could hear the bells, bouncing off the brick buildings and the frozen Genesee River. Students from the University of Rochester Carillon Society rang...
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Fri, 02/26/2021 - 1:43pm
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Ibram Kendi discusses recent Rochester incidents during UR MLK address

Ibram X. Kendi, best-selling author and anti-racist activist, addressed recent pain and anger in Rochester over the Daniel Prude investigation during a...
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Thu, 02/25/2021 - 5:28am
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Connections: Members of the Strong Hospital Ethics Committee on equity in health care

The University of Rochester Medical Center is ending its Executive Health and special patient services programs , which provide exclusive and extensive...
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Thu, 02/18/2021 - 9:21am
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University of Rochester raises minimum wage to $15 an hour

The University of Rochester said is committing to setting its minimum wage at $15 an hour by December 2022. University of Rochester President Sarah...
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Wed, 02/17/2021 - 11:45am
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University of Rochester reinstates some benefits

The University of Rochester is reversing some of the cost-saving measures they had to implement over the last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. A...
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Sat, 02/13/2021 - 4:58am
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University of Rochester warns of a recent surge in COVID-19 cases

An official at the University of Rochester is cautioning people in the campus community about a recent surge in COVID-19 cases. Vice provost and...
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Wed, 02/10/2021 - 3:26am
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Strong Hospital Ethics Committee calls for end to special treatment of wealthy individuals

Members of Strong Memorial Hospital’s Ethics Committee are calling for an end to “programs of special privilege” at the University of Rochester Medical...
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Fri, 02/05/2021 - 12:27pm
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Connections: How are local colleges and universities handling the spring semester?

How are local colleges and universities handling the 2021 spring semester during the pandemic? Nazareth College has shifted the start of its spring...
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Thu, 01/28/2021 - 10:37am
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Connections: Is Rochester becoming a hub for the field of textual science?

Students at RIT are making international news for a discovery they made related to medieval manuscripts. The students developed a system that uses...
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Wed, 01/06/2021 - 9:54am
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UR economics professor: federal aid should include bailout for states and local governments

COVID-19 is having a financial impact on local and state governments. New York state projects a loss of nearly $63 billion through the 2024 fiscal year....
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Wed, 12/23/2020 - 7:11pm
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