UR provides physical study spaces for remote Chinese students
“It would be ideal to offer this to all students everywhere, and each location must be evaluated individually,”Gatewood said. “[But right now], we wanted to try it in a place where we could work quickly.”
Presentation explores role of Black women in suffrage movement
SUNY Oneonta Assistant Professor of History Dr. Susan Goodier began her lecture by emphasizing the importance of telling the stories of Black suffragists. She said that they should be “household names, like the names of white suffragists.”
UR’s COVID-19 budget cuts lead to faculty frustrations
Though the cuts were necessary given the financial strains caused by the pandemic, they caused some indirect consequences for faculty in both the short and the long run.
Alumni Relations discuss lack of college access for local Black and Latinx students
Last Wednesday, over 100 UR alumni, faculty, staff, and community members attended the first monthly lecture and discussion series entitled REAL (Rochester’s Equity and Access Leadership) Conversations honoring Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month.
URMC presentation talks racism in the medical world
Though “white people can suffer from racial prejudice,” Cullen said, “white people cannot suffer from racism or be subjected to racism.”
Kearns Center receives grant to support first-gen, low-income students
The Kearns Center’s model of support includes a mix of "intensive academic advising, graduate school preparation, and an emphasis on undergraduate research."