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Presentation explores role of Black women in suffrage movement

SUNY Oneonta Assistant Professor of History Dr. Susan Goodier began her lecture by emphasizing the importance of telling the stories of Black suffragists. She said that they should be “household names, like the names of white suffragists.” 

UR’s COVID-19 budget cuts lead to faculty frustrations

Though the cuts were necessary given the financial strains caused by the pandemic, they caused some indirect consequences for faculty in both the short and the long run.

Students talk racism in STEM

“This is exactly why we’re here,” Colberg said, later adding, “Hajim definitely could have had a spot in the Scholar Strike [...] It’s kind of disappointing that not one professor took the time to center [a] lecture around that." 

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Harvey Alter talks Nobel Prize, time at UR

UR alum Harvey J. Alter ‘56 ‘60 M.D. recently won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his contributions to…

Supernatural suspicion in the stacks of Rundel library

The Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County, the Rundel Library, is believed to be haunted, with alleged paranormal occurrences occurring in its halls. The Rundel Library’s stacks are where most of the activity takes place according to an article in the Democrat and Chronicle. 

Research at Rochester: Lenoe looks at everyday women from the feminist movement

Eleanor Lenoe entered UR determined not to study history. “I come from three generations of history professors, so I actually…