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UR sexual abuse complaint moves to federal court

The professors who filed a complaint of sexual harassment and retaliation against the University of Rochester in August have now filed a federal lawsuit pursuing the same claims. The suit, filed Friday, Dec. 8, and the original Equal Employment Opportunity ...

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UR charges architect with costly mistakes

The University of Rochester has filed $1.5 million suit against a Boston architecture firm, charging that it made costly mistakes in the design of the new Wegmans Hall for science and engineering. The suit, filed in NYS Supreme Court in ...

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UR appoints independent investigation into EEOC complaint

The University of Rochester’s Board of Trustees has appointed a special committee to oversee an independent investigation into an equal employment opportunity commission (EEOC) complaint against professor T. Florian Jaeger. The complaint, filed Sept. 1, characterizes Jaeger as a manipulative ...

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UR’s Seligman, complainants trade barbs over EEOC filing

University of Rochester President Joel Seligman and a group of complainants have exchanged criticism following an equal employment opportunity commission (EEOC) complaint that alleged sexual misconduct by a professor in the school’s Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and inaction ...

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Judge certifies class action suit against UR hospitals, contractor

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A federal judge has certified a class action lawsuit claiming patients were overcharged for copies of their medical records in violation of New York state law. The defendants are the University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital and Highland Hospital — ...

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Four sentenced in kidnapping, torture of UR students

Four people convicted of charges stemming from the kidnapping and torture of two University of Rochester students have been sentenced to prison. The two men and two women were convicted last month of kidnapping two male University of Rochester students ...

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Fifth defendant pleads guilty in UR kidnapping case

The fifth of nine people charged in the abduction and assault of two University of Rochester students has pleaded guilty in exchange for a 35-year prison sentence. The Monroe County District Attorney’s Office says 24-year-old Dennis Perez will be sentenced ...

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