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Global Engagement

  • Le Montagne, Chambray, France, March 2015, Karen Ruiz ’16, a psychology major. Rochester Review 2015 Study Abroad Photo Contest Winner.
  • A Cloudy Day in St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia, September 2015, Kendall Gildersleeve ’17, a Russian major. Rochester Review 2015 Study Abroad Photo Contest winner.
  • The Ant and the Water Buffalo, Yasothon Province, Thailand, September 2015, Jamie Rudd ’17, an anthropology and English major. Rochester Review 2015 Study Abroad Photo Contest winner.
  • Lighthouse between the Atlantic and Pacific, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina, December 2015, Laurel Barkan ’17, an international relations major. Rochester Review 2015 Study Abroad Photo Contest honorable mention.
  • An Unlikely Moon, Paris, France, October 2015, Casey Waldren ’17, a computer science major. Rochester Review 2015 Study Abroad Photo Contest winner.

Connecting Rochester and the World

Since its founding, the University of Rochester has transformed the city, the region, the nation, and the world.

The University is an increasingly global institution. We draw students from all over the world, compete internationally for the most talented faculty, and establish international research partnerships.

The needs of a global society are becoming more complex, and the demands on a research university such as Rochester are increasingly urgent. With the aid of the Office for Global Engagement, Rochester can meet those demands.

Globe ImageU.S. Government Immigration Updates

Updates and information on the federal immigration executive order.

Group of parents in China stand togetherParents group from China gathers to celebrate University spirit

The 2nd annual University of Rochester China Parent Association was held on April 21st. Parents of incoming UR students joined together in support!

Prof Helmke and studentsWebsite to help social scientists with international field research

Helmke, professor and chair of political science; her former PhD student Rabia Malik, now a postdoc at New York University Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates, and current Rochester PhD student YeonKyung Jeong are creating a website that will track social scientists conducting international field work.

International senior and family portrait at eventInternational Student Reception

On Saturday, May 20, family and friends joined together for the class of 2017 International Student and Family Commencement Reception in Rettner Hall.

Photograph of fieldPicturing Land and Water

As a Fulbright Scholar in India, Goodine '80 will use photography and other media to explore the tension between modern land and water use and ancient traditions.

Image of Prof HeyworthThe Future of the Past

Textual scientist Gregory Heyworth lights up the first drafts of history. Heyworth and his collaborators on the aptly named Lazarus Project created a transportable multispectral imaging lab—the only one in the world—that uses different wavelengths of light to photograph cultural artifacts.

More global news…

Did you know?

The University has been designated as one of the “Top Producers of U.S. Fulbright Student Scholars, 2013–14.”