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.
Student podcast ‘Classically Black’ builds bridges to classical world
Harris and Brown started “Classically Black” to create a community for African-American classical musicians, an often underrepresented group within the field. Harris remarked, “these people have been [there]; we are still here.”
Women Mean Business draws the curtain on discrimination in music
“I want to get to a place where female composers are regular instead of some special rare thing, where it’s not even a second thought.”
American Ninja Warrior
UR senior ‘ready to battle’ in ‘American Ninja Warrior’
Schlageter built a ninja course in his backyard when he was 14 to prepare. “I would set myself really difficult challenges — things I could not do." He added, “It’s just a matter of repeatedly failing — trying to figure out what went wrong that time and making adjustments. I know that I can do it because it’s doable.”
Hector Carvajal, from high school dropout to campus leader
With a social venture dedicated to education equity, an increasing role in student organizations, and an inspiring story, junior Hector Carvajal, once a high school dropout, is a new leader on our campus.
Cayley Hallahan, after open-heart surgery, will bike across America
After her graduation this May and two years after the heart surgery, Hallahan plans to bike across America, a 4,000+ mile journey from Baltimore to San Francisco.
Colleen Raimond: UR’s resource for all things LGBTQ+
Directing people in need to useful resources is a crucial aspect of Raimond’s role, one that has become important at a time when the social and legal landscape surrounding LGBTQ issues has become uncertain.
He was a star UR soccer player. Now he’s a pro Johnny Depp impersonator.
“It’s liberating to go from working in HR during the week, making sure people are respecting each other, and then getting to be a lusty pirate on the weekends."