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UR settles sexual harassment suit for $9.4 million (access required)

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The University of Rochester will pay $9.4 million in a settlement agreement announced Friday with nine former professors and students who sued the institution in 2017 over its handling of sexual harassment complaints.  The parties released a joint statement, thanking ...

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Kidd and Piantadosi leave UR with their labs over handling of sexual complaint (access required)

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Celeste Kidd and Steven Piantadosi, two professors who were among the plaintiffs who sued the University of Rochester for its handling of sexual harassment complaints against another professor, are leaving UR and taking their labs with them to the University ...

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UR ‘silence breakers’ share story at RIT (access required)

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Celeste Kidd said she’s one of the lucky ones. Though the University of Rochester professor has been made headlines locally and nationally as a victim of sexual harassment who spoke out, she had support of other women who had been ...

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UR sex abuse case included in Time’s Person of the Year profiles (access required)

Complainants in a sexual abuse case at the University of Rochester are included among the many women and two men featured in Time magazine’s Person of the Year profile for 2017.  The “person” in this case is a group called ...

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