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Work zone

This summer has been one of the most active construction periods of all time on the River Campus.


Q&A: Wendi Heinzelman

Heinzelman is new dean of the Hajim School of Engineering


Election season a busy one for CPE

Committee wants to inspire participation in democratic process

University of Rochester Key Scholar Thomas Downey is pictured in LeChase Hall July 13, 2016. Downey is creating a class on tutoring that will be taught at the Warner School.   // photo by J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester

Building a better tutor

New course will train students interested in tutoring

OMSA Senior Dinner Commencement Celebration in the Field House on the University of Rochester’s River Campus, Rochester, NY, Saturday, May 14, 2016. In this photo, Kiara Cruz accepts the Kesha Atkins Citation for Student Leadership. Photo by Brandon Vick, University Communications,

A resource for first-gen students

Kearns Center is academic home for first-generation students

University of Rochester Orientation Leaders, l-r: Forrest Hangen '19;  Lee Stovall '19; Junior Ndlovu '17; Natalie Ziegler '18; Katie Mead '17; and Eleanor H. Oi, Director of Orientation and Associate Director of Advising Services University of Rochester are pictured in Goergen Quad March 30, 2016.  // photo by J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester

Welcome, Class of 2020!

Freshman orientation runs August 24–30

Lagoner Farms owner Jake Lagoner leads a tour through the company's Ontario, NY facility. //  Representatives from University of Rochester dining services and Aramark take a tour of Headwater Food Hub and partner farm Lagoner Farms in Ontario, NY August 18, 2015.  // photo by J. Adam Fenster / University of Rochester

News and notes

Sustainable food, new dance major, tech store deals, and more

ken burns photo credit Daniel J. White

Better than ever: Meliora Weekend

Featuring big names in music, filmmaking, and political and cultural commentary


Services expanded

Changes enhance mental health and substance abuse support services

Celebrate Diversity Program during Orientation, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY. August 29, 2015. Photo by Keith Bullis, University of Rochester,

Fall events calendar

There’s plenty to do and see this fall


Optimism abounds in fall sports

Get a preview of Rochester’s upcoming sports season