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Housing exemptions a safe haven for some, others feel overlooked

“I was just shocked that someone could read my [application] and say that I did not have reason enough to be given housing. I physically don’t have a home."

UR settles Jaeger retaliation suit with $9.4 million

The uproar over the allegations spurred a federal lawsuit, an investigation, and the resignation of then-president Joel Seligman.

Coronavirus treatment trial to begin at URMC

Remdesivir is one of the drugs being tested as a treatment for COVID-19. Scientists hope that it will block the virus’ ability to replicate within cells.

UR student and staff member have coronavirus. Monroe County has 81 cases, 2 fatalities.

As of 4 p.m. Monday there are 81 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county.

2020 commencement canceled

It's uncertain what will replace the celebrations planned. Mangelsdorf indicated that she is considering the options for a “virtual University-wide event.

Satisfactory/Fail is default grading system for semester

Satisfactory credits will count for majors, minors, and degree requirements. Students may choose to get a letter grade through an online form.

COVID-19 patient dies in first confirmed fatal case in Monroe County

Three new COVID-19 cases in Monroe County were also confirmed Tuesday morning. There are now 14 confirmed cases in the county. 

Spring break extended five more days following student outcry

Provost Robert Clark wrote that the extension applies to AS&E, Eastman, "and some other schools."

Mayor declares state of emergency in Rochester

The proclamation signed by Warren said the state of emergency took effect at 4 p.m. the same day.

8 new coronavirus cases in Monroe County confirmed

The new cases, reported in the Democrat & Chronicle, CITY Newspaper, and by WXXI, bring the total number in the county to 10.