Tagged - Alumni

PA Attorney General reflects on his time at UR

But after deciding against pre-med and getting cut from the basketball team, Shapiro decided to try out student government, spending his first year as a senator. That spring, “when they were taking nominations for president, I said ‘you know what, I love this school, I care deeply about these issues [...] I’ll give it a shot.’”

Arthur Satz: Visionary of the humanities

Earlier this month, UR announced the largest-ever endowed gift for the Humanities from alum Arthur Satz ‘51. Satz, who passed away two years ago at 89 years old, left the gift through his estate.

Activism stands strong in UR alumni discussions

On Oct. 5, during Meliora Weekend, alumni came to the Sloan Auditorium for a panel discussion on “Campus Activism as…

Economics now a STEM major thanks to two alumni

Is Economics a STEM major? It is now, according to UR — which might make all the difference for international…

Alumnus discusses the cost of being black in America

“Why are people of color in America unable to accumulate wealth and pass it on to further generations?” asked Rochester, referring to how African-Americans own only about 2 percent of American wealth.

He was a star UR soccer player. Now he’s a pro Johnny Depp impersonator.

“It’s liberating to go from working in HR during the week, making sure people are respecting each other, and then getting to be a lusty pirate on the weekends."

Alumni of the living dead

People don’t live forever, though, so after 166 years, the question is: How many UR alumni are living, and how many are deceased?