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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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Eastman School of Music to establish professorship honoring Paul Burgett

An anonymous gift will establish a professorship at the Eastman School of Music honoring the legacy of Paul Burgett, who died last year. Burgett was a...
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Wed, 05/15/2019 - 10:08am
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University of Rochester to receive congressional collection of Louise Slaughter

The University of Rochester will receive the official congressional collection of the late Rep. Louise Slaughter. Slaughter served as a member of...
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Wed, 05/15/2019 - 5:25am
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Conductor inspires UR students to challenge selves, society

Conductor Dr. Rachel Waddell describes music as a “performing tool to bring people together.” She views her work with the orchestras at the University...
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Wed, 04/17/2019 - 1:20pm
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When sarcasm in the classroom builds bridges

If delivered in the right way, sarcasm has a constructive purpose in the classroom, according to a recent study from the University of Rochester. Joanne...
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Tue, 04/02/2019 - 8:11am
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Nobel Prize recipient and former UR researcher to deliver commencement address in Rochester

A Nobel Prize recipient, who received her doctorate from the University of Rochester, will deliver the university’s commencement address in May. Last...
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Tue, 03/05/2019 - 6:00pm
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UR names Sarah Mangelsdorf as its next president

The University of Rochester has named a new president. On Monday morning, UR announced that Sarah Mangelsdorf, currently the provost at the University...
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Mon, 12/17/2018 - 7:15am
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University of Rochester releases data on diversity, bias and sexual misconduct

The University of Rochester has released new reports on Diversity and Inclusion , Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response , and Bias Related incidents...
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Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:13pm
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$10 million in gifts committed to the Eastman School of Music

The Eastman School of Music says that two gifts announced this week which total $10 million, will help support faculty and students at that music school...
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Wed, 10/24/2018 - 1:17pm
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