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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."

URMC COVID-19 vaccine trials paused

The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) is joining hospitals around the world in conducting a phase 3 clinical trial for a potential coronavirus vaccine, known as AZD1222.

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.”

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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.