University of Rochester

  • Orange Man greets Art Awake attendees
  • crowds wait to enter bank building

    Eat a garbage plate from the Nick Tahou's.

  • inside the bank atrium

    Embrace the snow — build a snowman on the field at Fauver.

  • writing messages on the wall

    Climb the "tree-of-life" in Genesee Valley Park.

    photo by: Al Clark, professor of mechanical engineering

  • messages on the wall

    Pull an all-nighter in Gleason Library.

  • painting people wearing white

    Follow the saga of the student, the scholar, and the wild boar during the "Reading of the Boar" at the Boar's Head Dinner.

  • painting people wearing white

    Tour the tower of Rush Rhees Library.

  • paint pots and brushes

    Explore Mt. Hope Cemetery.

  • bar set up in the bank valut

    Catch a late-night laser show at the planeterium at Rochester Museum and Science Center.

  • walking through an art exhibit

    Hear—or better yet, perform in—a concert in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre.

  • building sculpture with plastic bottles

    Fool around in the Stacks.

  • saxophone player

    Tray down the hill behind Susan B. Anthony halls.

  • musicians on stage

    Sit at Java’s coffeehouse until they kick you out.

  • musicians perform outside

    Waste the first day of sunshine in the spring doing nothing on the Eastman Quad.

  • musicians perform outside

    Go to "dollar dog and beer night" at an Amerks or Red Wings game.

  • Art Awake organizers outside bank

    Read on the balcony of the Messinger Periodical Reading Room.

  • Orange Man writes in chalk on sidewalk

    Cheer on the Yellowjackets at the Courage Bowl.

  • Orange Man writes in chalk on sidewalk

    Paint the tunnel underneath the Eastman Quad.

    photo by: Jessica Stoll, PhD program, political science

101 Things To Do Before You Graduate

Commencement ceremonies begin this week ... so it's not too late. Check out the complete list in the May-June 2010 issue of Rochester Review and make sure you haven't missed anything.

Did we leave something off the list? Let us know what you think every Rochester student absolutely, positively has to do before graduation.