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International arrivals

International arrivals

August 22, 2016

New international students register in Rettner Hall as they begin their academic journey. For the incoming Class of 2020, 27% come from countries outside the United States and represent 90 different counties. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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Donning the white coat

Donning the white coat

August 12, 2016

First-year medical students assemble for a photo after the Dr. Robert L. & Lillian H. Brent White Coat Ceremony, marking the start of their journey toward becoming physicians.

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Building bridges

Building bridges

July 29, 2016

A pedestrian bridge linking Rush Rhees Library with the Frederick Douglass Building is one of the renovations under construction on River Campus this summer. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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Days of tragedy

Days of tragedy

July 14, 2016

Flags in front of the Eastman Quad and Rush Rhees Library fly at half staff after the mass shooting in Dallas, Texas. The University hosted two community dialogues on “Race in America, Race in Rochester” to seek answers to questions about violence, racism, and ways to bridge the divides in America.
Read President Joel Seligman’s statement from Wednesday’s community dialogue.

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‘So Others May Live’

‘So Others May Live’

May 31, 2016

The NROTC honor guard presents colors during a dedication and remembrance ceremony for University alumnus Zhe “Zack” Zeng ’95, ’98S (MBA), a former Brighton Volunteer Ambulance member who was killed at the September 11 attacks while helping first responders at the World Trade Center. Earlier this year, Brighton dedicated its new ambulance, “In memory of Zhe ‘Zack’ Zeng and all the rescuers who died on September 11, 2001. ‘So Others May Live.’ ” / (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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A room with a view

A room with a view

May 17, 2016

The River Campus, with Rush Rhees Library at its center, as seen from the the top of the Brooks Crossing apartments across the Genesee River. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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The transit of Mercury

The transit of Mercury

May 9, 2016

Mercury appears as a tiny black dot visible below the weathervane on top of Rush Rhees Library as it glides in front of the sun. Mercury, the smallest planet in the solar system, passes between the Earth and the sun only 13 times in a century, and took seven and a half hours to traverse the sun today. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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PHOTO GALLERY: Dandelion Day 2016

PHOTO GALLERY: Dandelion Day 2016

April 18, 2016

The weather could not have been better for this year’s Dandelion Day celebration. Dandelion Day, one of the University’s oldest traditions, is a day of music, food, and celebration as the spring semester winds to a close.

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Dandelion Day 2016

Dandelion Day 2016

April 15, 2016

Aisha Mohamed ’19 takes a ride on the carnival swings at the annual Dandelion Day celebrations marking the start of SpringFest Weekend. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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‘A heart still works, even when it’s broken’

‘A heart still works, even when it’s broken’

March 15, 2016

Charles Blow, New York Times columnist and CNN commentator, read from his memoir, Fire Shut Up In My Bones, yesterday evening in the Hawkins-Carlson Room in Rush Rhees Library. “This book is about remembering, against all that this world may signal to the contrary, that you are not forever broken,” he said. “You are capable of giving and receiving love, and you are deserving of it.

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