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Missed the Two Icons Lecture?

The University of Rochester has archived video of Professor Cecilia Conrad’s Two Icons Lecture, “My Grandmother, My Mother and Me: Trends in the Economic Status of Black Women” online. Check it out and join the conversation.

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Three Prominent Civil Rights Activists to Visit Rochester!

We’re greatly looking forward to a visit from three remarkable women next week: Judy Richardson, Betty Garman Robinson, and Dorothy M. Zellner. All three women were on the front lines of the Civil Rights Movement and members of the Student … Continue reading

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Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going on the 40th Anniversary of Title IX

Most Americans recall the Watergate Scandal when they think about President Richard Nixon, but we can also thank Nixon for signing the Education Amendments of 1972. The statute included a portion that has impacted the lives of girls and women … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day for Everyone

Since we aren’t in the office on Sundays, we’d like to wish everyone a belated Happy Mother’s Day! What a wonderful opportunity to recognize all the work that mothers, grandmothers, surrogate mothers, adoptive mothers, foster mothers, and all sorts of … Continue reading

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Local Student Activists for Social Justice Make the Front Page

A recent front-page Democrat and Chronicle article on student activism spotlights Rochester Students for Social Justice, a local student activist group. The group was founded last summer by University of Rochester senior and Take 5 scholar Alykhan Alani, an International … Continue reading

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