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From the Archives: Rochester’s role in the Manhattan project

Seventy-five years ago, the U.S. dropped atomic bombs over the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, effectively bringing World War II to a close. However, the bombs came to fruition at the cost of gravely unethical research practices. 

Olivia Hooker: Survivor of the Tulsa Riot and champion of justice

On May 21, 1921, thousands of black families lost their homes and loved ones in Tulsa, OK when hundreds of…

From the Archives: The pig and the dropout

When Walter R. Brooks started at UR for college in 1904, it seemed like he was unhappily on track to…