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Public forum discusses anti-racist education, engagement with Rochester

"It's got to be deep [...] sustained engagement with community and community organizations,” said University President Sarah Mangerlsdorf.

Chi Omega undergoes mass disaffiliation

73% of the sorority Chi Omega has decided disaffiliation is the best method to fix their organization.

Sorority members call for mass disaffiliation in open letter

The letter, written by three Alpha Phi women of color and signed in solidarity by nine white sorority members, calls for an end to Greek life at UR.

Discriminatory recruitment practices stir up uncertainty for Alpha Phi, Greek life

The applicants considered the prettiest, the letter says, would likely be the only ones to make it through recruitment.

Socially distant undergraduate move-in plans announced

More information on the University’s restart plans can be found on the University’s coronavirus planning page.

Fall 2020 plans finalized pending governor’s approval

The University’s plan is subject to change pending its accordance with a set of yet-to-be-released guidelines from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Anti-racist petitions make rounds at UR

Two petitions demanding that UR permanently ban firearms for the Department of Public Safety (DPS) have been circling UR.

UR tentatively starts reopening research labs

The labs have several social distancing measures in place, like limiting the number of people in labs, strategically scheduling shifts, and reorganizing spaces.

Employee furloughs and pay cuts spur calls for equity

Several groups have been calling for administration to take a second look at these decisions.

Flags will be lowered for UR employee death

Steven Merriam, a technician for the School of Medicine and Dentistry, died May 19.