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  • students singing on stage

    Aditya Nellore '16 of the Yellowjackets and Allison Eberhardt '15 of Vocal Point sing a duet during Saturday night's A Cappella Jam at the Palestra.

  • audience watches a perfomance on the upright bass

    Eastman School of Music alumnus Stephen Clark performs during a masterclass as Eastman hosts the International Society of Bassists biennial convention.

  • large group of violists warming up, smiling, in the hallway in Kilbourn Hall

    Viola students from the Eastman and Beijing Viola Ensembles warm up in the hallway before a performance during opening ceremonies of the 2012 International Viola Congress at Eastman School of Music's Kilbourn Hall.

  • telescope in an observatory

    The University's C.E.K. Mees Observatory is located 40 miles south of Rochester.

  • student playing the violin, wearing a t-shirt that says Bach

    An Eastman School of Music student wears his love of Bach on his back.

  • close-up of a surgeon in a surgical mask

    The Pediatric Intensive Care Unit/Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (PICU/PCICU) at the Golisano Children’s Hospital is the largest intensive care services for children in western and central New York.

  • two students and their professor pose behind a glass wall covered in mathematical formulas

    Xiaoqing Tang '12 (left) and Douglas Miller '15 (right) were part of the student math team coached by professor Dan Geba (center) that went on to finish in the top three percent of the 460 teams entered in the 2012 William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition.

  • singing group performs on stage

    Midnight Ramblers serenade faculty at the new faculty welcome picnic on the Eastman Quad.

  • sculpture outside Memorial Art Gallery

    "Unicorn Family," a group of cast iron chairs, table and lamp by sculptor Wendell Castle, at the University of Rochester Memorial Art Gallery Centennial Sculpture Garden.

  • professor holds a cube of ancient ice

    Earth and Environmental Sciences department assistant professor Vasilii Petrenko holds a 50,000-year-old ice sample from Taylor glacier in Antarctica in his lab in Hutchison Hall. Petrenko studies the gasses from the air bubbles trapped inside to learn about the ancient climate.

  • students work at a large table in a classroom

    A linguistics syntax workshop meets in Lattimore Hall.

  • flags from menay countries include the word Welcome in many languages

    Welcome flags adorn the ceiling in the hallway of the Simon Business School during the school's orientation.

  • basketball player smiling

    Lauren Bailey '15 won all seven events she entered in the 2014 Liberty League championships and was named Swimmer of the Year.

  • The Eastman Chorale performs in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre

    The Eastman Chorale performs in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre.

  • cherry trees

    Flowering cherry trees bring a touch of spring to the engineering quad.

  • students on a ferris wheel with Rush Rhees Library in the backgroungStudents enjoy the annual Dandelion Day festivities at the end of the spring semester.
  • students shaking hands on the quad

    Mohammed "Mo" Ahmed '14 (right) greets friend Daniel Salazar '15 on the academic quad.

  • Students work in the lobby of Ronald Rettner Hall

    Students work in the lobby of Ronald Rettner Hall.

  • rug in the form of a maze or labyrinth on the floor of the Interfaith Chapel

    The Rev. Denise Yarbrough, director of religious and spiritual life in the College, walks a labyrinth set up in the Interfaith Chapel this spring. An ancient spiritual practice common to many religious traditions, walking a labyrinth is a form of active meditation.

  • students hugging

    Gener Augustin is embraced by third-year School of Medicine and Dentistry student Ashley Slaughter after matching with Case Western University for vascular surgery. University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry students find out where their residencies will be on Match Day each spring.

  • students dancing

    Students participate in a flamenco workshop held in Spurrier gymnasium during the 2013 Meliora Weekend events.

  • student and professor in a lab

    Earth and environmental science major Avery Palardy '15 and assistant professor Vasilii Petrenko examine a carbon 14 extraction line used to study the methane found in ancient ice samples. Palardy continued her research on a trip to the Antarctic during the fall semester.

  • group of students with professor in front of Eastman Theatre

    Assistant Professor of Art Cary Peppermint (left), leads students on a walk around downtown Rochester (starting at Eastman Theatre) using Indeterminate Hikes+, the mobile app he created with collaborator Leila Nadir that encourages its users to treat urban settings with the attention accorded to sublime landscapes, such as canyons and gorges.

  • student and professor in a soundproof booth with keyboards, violins, computer equipment

    Elizabeth West Marvin, professor of music theory at the Eastman School and of brain and cognitive sciences in Arts, Sciences & Engineering, works with Varsha Nair ’14E, in a soundproof research booth at Eastman.

  • Rush Rhees balcony in the sun

    PHOTO FRIDAY FAVORITE: from Anthony Wan '13
    Rush Rhees balcony in the sun.

  • student pretending to place her hand on top of the Rush Rhees Library tower

    PHOTO FRIDAY FAVORITE: from Jiaqian Zhou, '14
    Imagination meets knowledge.

  • Rainbow over Rush Rhees

    PHOTO FRIDAY FAVORITE: from Kelly Mulrey '13
    Rainbow over Rush Rhees.

  • Rush Rhees Library at night

    PHOTO FRIDAY FAVORITE: from Weiyi Yin '14
    Rush Rhees Library at night.