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Eastman School of Music named Yamaha Institution of Excellence

UR’s Eastman School of Music has been named a Yamaha Institution of Excellence alongside 9 other colleges and universities in an inaugural annual award.

University announces tentative relaxation of no-visitor policy

A pilot program allowing students to have a maximum of one masked visitor in their dorm is slated to begin March 15, pending compliance with COVID-19 guidelines.

URAC town hall discusses student demands, future meeting with Mangelsdorf

“Everyone here has a purpose,” Agyare-Kumi said. “But we need to come together.” 

Carillon concert commemorates COVID-19 tragedies

For the past week, the bells at the top of Rush Rhees were rung in memory of alumni who lost their lives due to COVID-19. 

UHS conducts more COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Tests for spring semester

To up their surveillance abilities, UR is conducting more Rapid Antigen Tests instead of just RT-PCR tests this spring.

Students sent wrong information in degree audit mix up

UR Student — an online system for class registration, student finance, and record-keeping — was rolled out last April. Since the switch, students have pointed out a few growing pains. 

RCCL changes name to better reflect department’s goals

As part of its recent rebranding process, The Rochester Center for Community Leadership (RCCL) changed its name last month to the Center for Community Engagement (CCE) in an effort to accurately reflect what the Center does. The name change coincides with RCCL’s 15th anniversary.

Runner responds to student concerns over lunch

On Monday, Nov. 16, 15 students attended a Zoom lunch hour with Jeffrey Runner, Dean of the College in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering, to air grievances and ask questions about whatever they wanted. 

Students reflect on UR’s mental health support 

The increased difficulty of the semester in addition to online classes, COVID-19 precautions, and Zoom fatigue, has made burnout a critical issue for many students — especially the FGLI/POC community. 

Reforms passed to the Board on Academic Honesty

The main reform includes a change to the student and faculty representation. Previously, the Hearing Board consisted of three professors and two student representatives. The Board now consists of two professors and two student representatives.