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Supporting existing undergraduates in achieving their academic goals.
Growing the academic pipeline and diversifying the academic population in AS&E.
"The David T. Kearns Center was the foundation for my academic success at the University of Rochester. Being a Xerox Engineering Fellow, and a McNair Scholar guided me to my graduate degree decision and fellowship awards. I have always felt that the department fostered a community of social engagement, and emphasized academic achievement"Learn More About Greg
In the latest installment of his video series, Donald Hall, the Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Sciences and Engineering, discusses how being the first in his family to attend college helps him understand the needs of first-generation students.More Video Messages
Upward Bound summer program offers crash course in college
“No one in my family has ever gone to college, and I probably wouldn’t have either,” says Rochester City School District rising senior Jason Cao. “If I had never joined Upward Bound, I wouldn’t have even thought of college. Now, I can’t wait to go.”Learn More
Summer is ‘when it happens’ for research on River Campus
Research at the University of Rochester doesn’t end when most students leave campus for the summer. It thrives. Students from across the globe are on the River Campus this summer, taking part in Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) and other research programs with Rochester students and faculty members.Read More
An improbable route to Rochester, then Harvard
Growing up in Los Angeles, Matthew Lyskawa ’18 saw no purpose in school. But a teacher saw a spark and lit the fire that set Lyskawa on his journey, first to community college, then Rochester, and now to begin a doctoral program in philosophy at Harvard.Read More
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Educating the University community on ways to approach divisive topics and to stop hate speech and racism at Rochester.
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