FDI and SBAI participate in national Scholar Strike
The strike — to be held Sept. 8 and 9 — invites students, professors, and administrators to refrain from their duties for the duration of the strike, and instead dedicate their time to educating themselves and others on racism and systematically racist violence.
UR mandates 14-day quarantine for international students
Members of the UR community arriving from international locations are now required to quarantine for 14 days upon arrival in New York State.
Dissatisfied by administration’s reopening process, UR faculty launch AAUP chapter
72 UR faculty members frustrated with administrations’ actions surrounding reopening have launched a chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP).
UR offers online campus services for students for Fall 2020
As many students return to campus for the first time since March, here are some updates on how some campus services will operate this semester.
Former president of CSA removed from club entirely after comment on Chinese government
Hao stressed that he respected CSA’s decision, and held no ill will towards the group. "CSA has the right to do whatever they want to do," he wrote. "I do not want to judge anyone here."
Flag display temporarily removed, put under review
The flags were taken down at the request of President Sarah Mangelsdorf and Provost Robert Clark in response to “concerns raised about the display in past semesters."
Frederick Douglass Institute director appointed after two-year search
Jeffrey Q. McCune will become the Director of the Frederick Douglass Institute (FDI) on June 1, 2021.
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.