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Digitizing Douglass

Digitizing Douglass

February 9, 2018

Victor Garza ’19, left, and associate professor of English Gregory Heyworth prepare to scan the marble bust of Frederick Douglass in the Frederick Douglass Building . The students in Heyworth’s Digital Imaging class are using a structured light scanner to create a digital rendering of the marble bust. Their goal is to create a file that can be accessed and the bust reproduced anywhere with a 3D printer. (University of Rochester photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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2017: The year in pictures

2017: The year in pictures

December 18, 2017

Each year, J. Adam Fenster takes thousands of photos in his role as University photographer. We asked him to select his favorites and tell us what makes each one a compelling snapshot of learning and living at Rochester.

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One language, one recipe

One language, one recipe

November 15, 2017

Aylin Tunay-Ustunkok, right, associate director in Event and Classroom Management, and Turkish lecturer Abby Comstock-Gay prepare Nasıl Yapılır, a traditional Turkish lentil soup, during the Language Center’s “One Language, One Recipe” event in the Community Kitchen in the Frederick Douglass Building.  (University of Rochester photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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Thank you for your service

Thank you for your service

November 10, 2017

Scott Clyde ’03, executive director of college enrollment and a veterans of the United States Marine Corps presents a “Veteran Rocky” pin to Air Force veteran John Lonneville, who works for University IT. The annual ceremony is held in recognition of all faculty and staff who have served in the United States armed forces. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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Greek or Treat

Greek or Treat

October 30, 2017

The University’s fraternity and sorority communities hosted elementary school students from the Rochester City School District for the seventh annual Greek or Treat event last Friday. About 140 kids visited the River Campus to take part in Halloween-themed events ranging from a doughnut-on-a-string contest to a haunted house and obstacle course.

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Slam-dunking success

Slam-dunking success

September 22, 2017

Former Los Angeles Lakers NBA star Byron Scott meets with athletes from the women’s basketball team for a “shoot-around” in the Palestra. Scott was in town to meet with Charlie Morris ’68 to discuss a book the pair co-authored, Slam-Dunk Success: Leading from Every Position on Life’s Court.

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Fanfare for the Common Student

Fanfare for the Common Student

August 30, 2017

Rachel Waddell, director of orchestral activities, conducts a brass and percussion ensemble composed of Department of Music students as they perform Aaron Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man to mark the beginning of classes. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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Welcome, Class of 2021

Welcome, Class of 2021

August 23, 2017

Christina Kersten ’21, left, and her mother, Jie, pose for a photo at the painted rock at Susan B. Anthony Hall. Students from the incoming Class of 2021 arrived on both River Campus and the Eastman School of Music. “It’s new and exciting, and fresh,” orientation director Eleanor Oi said of Move-In Day. “It’s a new beginning for everyone.”

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Nothing I can say, a partial eclipse of the sun

Nothing I can say, a partial eclipse of the sun

August 21, 2017

From Eastman Quad to the Engineering Quad, River Campus was filled with people, eclipse glasses in hand, to view the moon passing across the face of the sun, offering views of a partial eclipse. Despite some passing clouds, the show didn’t disappoint.

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Donning the white coat

Donning the white coat

August 18, 2017

David Lambert, senior associate dean for medical student education at the School of Medicine and Dentistry, takes a selfie with first-year students as they assemble after the twelfth annual Dr. Robert L. & Lillian H. Brent White Coat Ceremony marking the start of their medical careers. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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