Tagged - Diversity

UR to observe Juneteenth as an official University holiday

Beginning in 2022, the University will officially observe Juneteenth as a University holiday.

Research Rochester: CHeT investigates race representation in health studies

The Center for Health + Technology (CHeT) conducts clinical research while advancing knowledge, reach, and clinical care the Rochester community. The Research Views project aims to understand race representation in research studies.

Everyone you know has an accent

The right question to ask is, “What particular accent does the person have?”

Students talk racism in STEM

“This is exactly why we’re here,” Colberg said, later adding, “Hajim definitely could have had a spot in the Scholar Strike [...] It’s kind of disappointing that not one professor took the time to center [a] lecture around that." 

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."

The College Board needs to teach a more diverse history

Despite what Americans are taught, the world didn’t start with the arrival of Europeans and end when European countries lost their colonies.

Student podcast ‘Classically Black’ builds bridges to classical world

Harris and Brown started “Classically Black” to create a community for African-American classical musicians, an often underrepresented group within the field. Harris remarked, “these people have been [there]; we are still here.”

Flag display should be for the students, by the students

We appreciate the administration's attempt to avoid student conflict, but the flags should not be taken down. 

Identity clubs and commitment to diversity

There are many student organizations on campus based on culture or identity like the Korean American Students’ Association, Spanish and…

Make movies less white

We see diversity and we see it accurately. We have the power to make Hollywood see this as well. We just have to speak up.