Monthly Archives: December 2012

Happy Holidays!

Our office will be closed 12/20/12 until 1/2/13! Check back for spring updates and events when we return. Have a safe and happy holiday season.

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Call for Proposals: Davis Projects for Peace $10,000 Fellowship

This month the Fellowships Office announced a campus competition for proposals from undergraduate students to the 2013 Davis Projects for Peace fellowship, a $10,000 award to fund a summer service project related to peace. Davis Projects for Peace is an … Continue reading

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Joy to All: Vocal Point’s Experience at the White House!

This guest blog post comes from Bailey Gripshover. Bailey is Vocal Point’s assistant musical director and a double major in brain and cognitive science and music. She will be graduating this spring! Each holiday season, the White House opens its … Continue reading

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A “Cindarella Moment” for Marriage Equality?

William Eskridge, Jr., Professor of Law at Yale University and expert on same-sex marriage and the law, gave SBAI’s inaugural Rainbow Lecture in April 2012. Earlier this week, he commented on “Marriage Equality’s Cindarella Moment” at the SCOTUS blog. The … Continue reading

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Revisions to the DSM and What It Means for Transgender Individuals

Last week the Associated Press reported that the Board of Trustees for the American Psychiatric Association (APA) approved revisions to the APA’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). Revisions include the replacement of Gender Identity Disorder with Gender … Continue reading

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The Office of Mental Health Promotion’s Bridge Art Gallery Celebrates First Year

The Office of Mental Health Promotion’s (OMHP) Bridge Art Gallery is celebrating its first year anniversary with a reception and an opportunity to view the gallery’s fourth exhibit. The reception is this Thursday, December 13 from 5:00pm to 6:30pm. The … Continue reading

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UR’S All Women Student A Capella Group to Perform at the White House

Vocal Point, the University of Rochester’s only all-female a cappella group, has been invited to the White House to perform! The group will showcase classic and contemporary holiday songs during a two-hour performance this Saturday morning.  Vocal Point will be … Continue reading

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Student Groups Partner to Discuss Hate Crimes

As part of a peer health advocacy course, undergraduate public heath students are teaming up with Active Minds, the Pride Network, and the Undergraduate Council for Gender and Women’s Studies to raise awareness about LGBTQ hate crimes and discrimination among … Continue reading

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