News


Flags will be lowered for UR employee death

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

Fall 2020 plans tentatively announced in the face of COVID-19

Classes will start in late August, and be offered in-person and online through Thanksgiving, according to the email.

URMC studies COVID-19 vaccines, social distancing

Though testing will take place with multiple visits over a period of two years, it’s possible that the resulting vaccine will be ready for emergency use before then, with plans in place for millions of doses to be available by the end of the year, and production being upped to hundreds of millions in 2021.

Features


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.

CT Cooks: Baking bad to baking bread, Part 2

Hey everybody, it’s Jane, covering this week’s CT Cooks for Adina Goldstein. Welcome to the finale of a two part…

From the Archives: The pig and the dropout

When Walter R. Brooks started at UR for college in 1904, it seemed like he was unhappily on track to…