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From the Archives: Boar’s Head was once a men’s only festivity

The dinner originated in the Men’s College of UR almost 90 years ago and was exclusively for male students, even after River Campus became co-educational and the female students moved from the Prince Street Women’s College. 

UR students attend the 86th annual Boar’s Head Dinner

On Thursday, Dec. 2, Feldman Ballroom transformed into an English great hall for a couple of hours for the 86th annual Boar’s Head Dinner.

Adjusting to the new normal is harder than it looks

We are expected to carry on with our classes and everything else like we didn’t just experience a pandemic in the first place.

UR Medicine study links redlining in Rochester to premature birth rates

“This is further evidence of the influence of a legacy of structural racism on the disproportionate burden of adverse pregnancy outcomes for Black women in the U.S.,” Hollenbach said in an article published in URMC news.

Tentative agreement reached between union workers, UR and Strong Memorial Hospital, members to vote next week

On Oct. 29, 1,800 service workers at UR and Strong Memorial Hospital reached a two-year tentative agreement with employers after…

UR Student startup hopes to use biotech to improve client’s athletic performance

After working for several biotech companies to develop biomechanics to help athletes achieve peak performance, Krishnan decided to start his own - Liquid Sportslab. Whilst trying to launch his company, Krishnan also juggled STEM courses, being the president of Psi Upsilon, research, internships, TA positions, and being a pitcher on the UR Varsity Baseball team.

Mayor-Elect Malik Evans on the importance of local politics and community engagement in Rochester

Rochester’s got a new mayor in town, and he wants UR students to vote local.  Almost Mayor-Elect and UR alum…

App implemented to help students know occupancy of library spaces

This fall, UR students can monitor occupancy rates in River Campus Library (RCL) spaces through the Waitz App, seeing which areas of the library have free space without having to physically visit it themselves. 

UR student’s coffee company hit by Hurricane Ida

When Hurricane Ida hit New York City, nobody, especially 24-year-old UR student and owner of Don Carvajal Cafe, Hector Castillo…

UR discontinues Social Security Number Focus Groups for international students

UR has discontinued the Social Security Number (SSN) Focus Groups, a program that enabled international students to receive an SSN,…