Student discusses life with autoimmune disorder in forthcoming book
When she began her first semester at UR, M.A. felt as if everything was in place. She loved her classes, made new friends, and was starting to feel at home despite having moved across the world from Lebanon to the U.S. It wasn’t until finals week that she began to feel more exhausted than normal.
UR offers free COVID-19 testing to students participating in recent protests
According to Dudman, as of Sept. 17, 102 students participating in protests have been tested for COVID-19 through this free testing scheme.
Kearns Center receives grant to support first-gen, low-income students
The Kearns Center’s model of support includes a mix of "intensive academic advising, graduate school preparation, and an emphasis on undergraduate research."
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Free the People Rochester’s virtual teach-in discusses UR’s complicity
“When you’re in that community, you need to take it as your own. This is our community,” Maring said. “That’s the problem with students, that they come to [UR] for four years and they talk shit about [UR], they talk shit about Rochester, they don’t ever get off-campus, they don’t ever interact with the community.”
Collins discusses career in air and space
Collins delivered a virtual talk on Sept. 12 to the UR community about her career at NASA and the future of outer space. She was originally supposed to be the Student Programming Board’s spring speaker but due to COVID-19, the talk was moved to this fall.