University of Rochester

UR faculty leaders complain about pace of change in policies about sexual harassment

An open letter from faculty leaders at the University of Rochester is critical of how the university is handling policies dealing with sexual harassment...
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Fri, 12/15/2017 - 2:10pm
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UR harassment complainants file lawsuit in federal court

Nine professors and students who filed complaints with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against the University of Rochester three months ago,...
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Sat, 12/09/2017 - 2:29am
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Law firm representing complainants in UR case expects to file suit in December

The law firm representing professors and graduate students at the University of Rochester who have filed a complaint alleging they were harmed by the...
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Sat, 11/25/2017 - 2:35pm
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UR team heads to Puerto Rico to assist with medical care

A group of 11 health care providers from the University of Rochester Medical Center is headed to Puerto Rico this week to assist in the wake of...
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Tue, 10/24/2017 - 3:58am
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UR committed to Mary Jo White, independent investigation of EEOC complaints

The University of Rochester is solidifying its commitment to Mary Jo White, the attorney chosen to conduct the independent investigation into an EEOC...
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Wed, 10/11/2017 - 1:40pm
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East H.S. officials update the community on the UR partnership

The name isn’t the only thing different about East High School. The East Upper and Lower Schools updated the community on its progress in its annual...
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Fri, 09/29/2017 - 5:53am
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UR makes changes to 'special committee' looking at harassment allegations

The University of Rochester Special Committee set up to respond to allegations of sexual harassment and retaliation is announcing some changes which it...
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Thu, 09/28/2017 - 10:46am
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UR complainants respond to actions taken by the university on harassment allegations

A response has been issued by current and former faculty at the University of Rochester, after the university this week outlined steps for an...
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Thu, 09/21/2017 - 4:45am
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UR and Harris Corporation bring 'Big Data' center to Rochester

The University of Rochester is partnering with Harris Corp. to create the Rochester Data Science Consortium that will be housed on the UR campus. The...
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Thu, 09/14/2017 - 1:16pm
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Sixth sense

One day in middle school, walking out of the lunchroom down a long, sunny hallway, I saw my father emerge from the band room where he taught instrumental music. He spotted me and pivoted, approaching with another music teacher alongside and holding a thick, green glass Coke bottle in his hand. It was half full.

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