News


Fall 2020 plans finalized pending governor’s approval

The University’s plan is subject to change pending its accordance with a set of yet-to-be-released guidelines from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

UR tentatively starts reopening research labs

The labs have several social distancing measures in place, like limiting the number of people in labs, strategically scheduling shifts, and reorganizing spaces.

Flags will be lowered for UR employee death

Steven Merriam, a technician for the School of Medicine and Dentistry, died May 19. 

Features


June 2020, July ’64: Rochester’s so-called ‘riots’

"When people’s needs are not met, they will respond. And rioting, mashing up, destruction, all of those things are part of it.”

Peter Castronovo remembered as dedicated, creative

“[Castronovo] loved the university and loved his job,” Cavanaugh said. “He was interested in making sure we had the best facilities anywhere.”

Fenno remembered as scholar, teacher, and colleague

Fenno, who was vital to the development of UR’s political science department as one of the field’s best in the nation, died at the age of 93 on April 21, from what was deemed a likely case of COVID-19.