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WATCH: The UR Whistleblowers

May 15, 2018

You could say the names Celeste Kidd and Jessica Cantlon have become synonymous with the fight to tackle sexual harassment. The two University of Rochester professors were named among TIME magazine’s “Person of the Year” honorees for helping to expose harassment in the world of academia. This story was first reported in the fall when Kidd and Cantlon, among other current and former UR professors and students, filed an Equal Employment Opportunity Complaint against the university. The complainants are now involved in a federal lawsuit against the University of Rochester. Celeste Kidd and Jessica Cantlon recently stopped by the Need to Know set to provide perspective on this journey and the work ahead.