Office of Equity and Inclusion
An interview with new Title IX coordinator Kate Nearpass
The Campus Times recently talked to Nearpass about her new position and goals for Title IX and the Office of Equity and Inclusion at UR.
Research at Rochester: Leon Harvey looks at plant proteins to explain evolutionary quirks
Currently a biochemistry graduate student, Leon Harvey reflects on his undergraduate research at the Ghaemmaghani Lab. Besides exploring the evolutionary concept known as balancing selection, Harvey shares his insight on balancing work and life.
Research at Rochester
Research at Rochester: Jia divides and conquers tissue development
A scientist and a student, senior Anna Jia studies how tissues develop, in which how cell division drives the development of an epithelium. Her project was to determine the relationship between cell division and the cell cycle, as well as to assess any effect on when and how this process occurs.
Chatting with Starbucks’ very own Ms. Mona
As synonymous as Starbucks is with a few warm, momentary reprieves from stress of our day-to-day grind, so is its manager Romona Gray — or just Mona for short. You’ve probably told her your order before, or if you’re a regular, she knew it as soon as she recognized your face. And when Mona’s not at the register taking drink orders or training new employees, she’s chatting and sharing a laugh with students.
UR alum and mayoral candidate Malik Evans encourages UR students to make a difference through politics
For months, protestors have been calling for Mayor Lovely Warren to be replaced, and Rochester City Council Member and UR alum Malik Evans ’02 is her main competitor. Although Evans reveals he too is "turned off by politics," he encourages UR students still consider how they can make a difference through political participation.