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Frederick Douglass Institute director appointed after two-year search

Jeffrey Q. McCune will become the Director of the Frederick Douglass Institute (FDI) on June 1, 2021. 

Judge rules international students are able to take a fully online semester in United States

ICE guidelines are now set to the emergency guidelines issued in march, which are relaxed to allow students to take all courses online in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

ICE guidelines and UR lawsuit support explained in town hall

“This is terrible policy guidance and terribly written” Gatewood said, also calling the actions “xenophobic and pernicious.”

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.

Student t-shirt sales raise hundreds for coronavirus relief

Like many organizations that are creating programs, or modifying existing ones, UTees is helping fight the pandemic through donations. Now, we all attend the same school, and have the tee shirts to prove it.

Following the funds: The origins and purpose of the Basic Needs Hub

Since COVID-19 has put so many students into extenuating circumstances, the Hub has drastically changed how it operates.

Food Pantry open to all UR students

For students still in Rochester, the Food Pantry is in full swing. In the first floor of Wilson Commons, the…
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SA and Class Council campaigns kick off online, voting begins Sunday

The voting period for all open positions starts April 5 at noon on CCC, and runs till April 7. Campaigns began online on Sunday.

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