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QuadCast transcript: A back-to-school guide for parents

July 21, 2017

A transcript of the July 17, 2017 episode of the University’s Quadcast podcast.

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‘It’s time to let them fly’

‘It’s time to let them fly’

July 17, 2017

Move-in day for the Class of 2021 is just around the corner. In this episode of the University’s Quadcast podcast, Nick Foti ’19 hears advice from parents, students and staff on facing that day when families drop their students off on campus for the first time.

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14 students selected for Take Five Program

14 students selected for Take Five Program

June 21, 2017

Fourteen undergraduate students were selected as new Take Five Scholars, a unique Rochester program that allows students to take a tuition-free fifth year of study in a field outside their major.

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Honoring fallen students, alumni this Memorial Day

Honoring fallen students, alumni this Memorial Day

May 25, 2017

Since shortly after the University was founded in 1850, its students and alumni have served in wartime. Some have paid the ultimate price, and their legacies are etched into the walls, the memorials, and the fabric of everyday life at the University.

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Kearns Center scholars are studies in resiliency, success

Kearns Center scholars are studies in resiliency, success

May 19, 2017

Established in 2002, the center has the goal of increasing diversity in higher education by building an educational pipeline, from undergraduate through graduate school, for students who might not otherwise have had access to higher education.

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Richard Feldman looks back on a decade as dean

Richard Feldman looks back on a decade as dean

May 18, 2017

Richard Feldman arrived at the University as an assistant professor of philosophy in 1975 and is now stepping down from his role as Dean of the College. “All the things beyond the classroom that contribute to the students’ experience have really made an impression on me.”

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Givens, Madhu, Rizzo earn SA Professor of Year honors

Givens, Madhu, Rizzo earn SA Professor of Year honors

May 16, 2017

Three faculty members have been named Students’ Association Government’s Professor of the Year in their respective fields of humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences and engineering.

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Anis Kallel: ‘I want to make a difference’

Anis Kallel: ‘I want to make a difference’

May 3, 2017

“I was given something most people wouldn’t dream of receiving,” the computer science and business dual major says. “That comes with some responsibility. Whatever potential Rochester saw in me, I wanted to live up to it.” Meet the Class of 2017.

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A laughing matter: students form comedy club

A laughing matter: students form comedy club

May 3, 2017

Karan Arul ’17 and Ali Hashim ’18 are standing up for comedy as cofounders and copresidents of UR Standup Comedy, officially certified by the Students’ Association last fall and already counting 40 members.

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