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Jul 17, 2020

Inspired by the 1619 Project created by The New York Times writer Nikole Hannah-Jones, students at the University of Rochester's School of Medicine and Dentistry created a powerful series of posters to bring attention to the lasting impact of racism and bigotry on American medicine. Student and staff creators sit down...


May 15, 2020

As Student's Association president, Jamal Holtz ’20 entered office with a platform built on community, inclusion, and student representation. He was making strides and effecting change, then COVID-19 hit. But the outbreak didn't stop Jamal. In this episode, the outgoing president talks about how his work continues as...


Apr 24, 2020

COVID-19 has had a devastating impact around the world and the toll the disease has taken will be felt for years to come. But some groups are getting hit harder than others. Recent reports show that the virus is killing black and Latino Americans at disproportionately high rates. In this episode, Dr. Linda...


Apr 9, 2020

In early 2020, as news of the COVID-19 outbreak began to spread, the University of Rochester started preparing for a possible pandemic. As part of the Coronavirus University Response Team, the Climate and Care Committee was formed to ensure support services remained in place for students, faculty, and staff. Co-chaired...


Mar 23, 2020

In the first of their teleconference conversations, the University of Rochester's Office of Equity and Inclusion sat down with Student's Association president Jamal Holtz ’20 to discuss the realities of a virtually connected world. The topics ranged from how we can ensure and celebrate diversity in the midst of...