A strong voice for the nursing profession

Kathy Rideout, who will step down as dean of University of Rochester School of Nursing in June, says in this “season of stress” the focus must remain on the critical importance of the profession’s educators and frontline workers.

RCSD honors an education pioneer

School No. 3 has been renamed Dr. Alice Holloway Young School of Excellence, recognizing the pioneer who tore down barriers that prevented poor, underserved minority and disabled children from receiving a quality education.

UR retains spot as region’s top employer

With roughly 32,000 workers, the University of Rochester employs more people in the state than Walmart, McDonald’s and Home Depot, a new report from the Center for Governmental Research says. It is the seventh-largest employer in New York.

Using COVID to change science education

A three-year UR Warner School study focused on justice-centered science teaching recently received a $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

A magnet for Orthodox Jewish families

Since its founding in 2004, Derech HaTorah of Rochester has grown steadily, in part by enabling parents who want a strong Torah-based education for their children to move here.

A stronger global presence

International students at Rochester universities weathered the “perfect storm” of 2020. In the coming academic year, enrollment numbers for first-year foreign students are on the rise again.