University of Rochester

Connections: As newspapers disappear, student publications fill the void

A growing number of American cities are losing their newspapers. One result, as noted by the New York Times, is that some cities only have student...
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Tue, 12/10/2019 - 10:32am
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UR becomes battleground in China, Hong Kong conflict

The dozens of students who gathered in a stretch of the University of Rochester's elaborate tunnel system on a recent Sunday night wore all black, save...
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Wed, 12/04/2019 - 12:36pm
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The state says 14 'struggling schools' are making progress

More than a dozen schools around the state initially designated as ‘struggling’ by the NYS Education Department have been making progress. The state...
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Fri, 11/08/2019 - 11:49am
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UR Laser Lab signs 5-year agreement with the federal government

The laser lab (LLE) at the University of Rochester has received a financial boost that its director says will help ensure its future. Senator Chuck...
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Mon, 10/14/2019 - 3:23am
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Students on 'climate strike' at the University of Rochester

The global climate strike, a worldwide event to bring awareness to climate change, was a focus at the University of Rochester on Friday. Students...
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Fri, 09/20/2019 - 1:49pm
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Judge allows parts of lawsuit against U of R to move forward

A federal judge has allowed several parts of a lawsuit brought against the University of Rochester over sexual misconduct and retaliation allegations to...
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Thu, 08/29/2019 - 2:07pm
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Business Report: Eastman Business Park is the backdrop for a Netflix show

In the latest WXXI Business Report, a new survey of business leaders by the New York Federal Reserve shows continued expansion in the service sector....
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Mon, 08/19/2019 - 8:41am
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University of Rochester’s first female president starts

Sarah Mangelsdorf beamed as she was introduced to the University of Rochester’s campus, from its quad to its libraries and tunnel system. The new...
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Tue, 07/02/2019 - 10:22am
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A fraternity at the University of Rochester suspended after hazing charges

Officials at the University of Rochester say that a fraternity has been suspended because of hazing charges. A chapter of Sigma Alpha Mu (also called...
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Thu, 06/06/2019 - 8:18pm
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UR hires first VP for equity and inclusion

The University of Rochester has hired a vice president who will have a focus on equity and inclusion to address what the interim president calls the...
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Tue, 06/04/2019 - 7:37am
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