Beyond Rochester

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.” 

FDI and SBAI participate in national Scholar Strike

The strike — to be held Sept. 8 and 9 — invites students, professors, and administrators to refrain from their duties for the duration of the strike, and instead dedicate their time to educating themselves and others on racism and systematically racist violence.

Judge rules international students are able to take a fully online semester in United States

ICE guidelines are now set to the emergency guidelines issued in march, which are relaxed to allow students to take all courses online in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

ICE guidelines and UR lawsuit support explained in town hall

“This is terrible policy guidance and terribly written” Gatewood said, also calling the actions “xenophobic and pernicious.”

Uighurs speak on ’21st-century dystopia’

“What drives the government to such evil acts?” Two Uighurs shared the story of their people at an event hosted by UR Republicans on Saturday. Their province, they say, is a 21st-century dystopia.

Uighurs testify on persecution in China

Composed of personal testimonies from three Uighur women, an Oct. 26 event hosted by UR College Republicans gave students a…

Amid whistleblower case, Mark Zaid enjoys Mel Weekend

Zaid, a 1989 UR grad who works as a national security attorney, may have just signed onto one of the biggest cases in his career.

Second Africa business conference explores continent’s potential

Undergraduates, business students, and professionals from UR and RIT gathered on Saturday at the second annual Rochester Africa Business Conference…

Egyptian multimedia journalist tells of reporting under censorship

“Once governments learn to harness social media, it can be used against citizens,” Paine said.