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Rochester hits record number of Fulbright semifinalists

Rochester hits record number of Fulbright semifinalists

February 13, 2019

A record 27 University students and recent alumni have been named semifinalists in the Fulbright US Student Grant Program, the government’s flagship international educational exchange program.

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First in the family

First in the family

February 5, 2019

“I grew up feeling I would go to college no matter what,” says Hajim Scholar and computer science major Maisha Idris ’19. Idris’s story is striking, but not unusual at Rochester, where about 20 percent of undergraduates are first-generation, or “first-gen” students. Meet Idris and a few of the other first-generation students who are finding success at Rochester.

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One family, two generations, three degrees

One family, two generations, three degrees

January 29, 2019

A car accident during his first winter break had left Giuliano Agostinho de Castro ’20 paralyzed from the chest down. Now he’s back on campus, and his parents are his classmates.

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Students selected for Take Five, e5 programs

Students selected for Take Five, e5 programs

January 24, 2019

The Take 5 and e5 programs, unique to Rochester, allow students to apply for a tuition-free fifth year of study. This year, 40 students will be taking part.

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Meet the Susan B. Anthony Legacy Award winners

Meet the Susan B. Anthony Legacy Award winners

January 23, 2019

Seven undergraduate students and two Medical Center professors will be honored at the Susan B. Anthony Legacy Awards, a 62-year tradition that celebrates exceptional women at the University of Rochester.

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Master of suspense: Thomas Perry ’74 (PhD) on the thrill of writing thrillers

Master of suspense: Thomas Perry ’74 (PhD) on the thrill of writing thrillers

January 14, 2019

Thomas Perry ’74 (PhD) is the acclaimed author of 26 suspense novels. His latest, The Burglar, follows The Bomb Maker, cited by The New York Times as one of 2018’s best thrillers.

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New president Sarah Mangelsdorf receives high praise from students, staff, faculty

New president Sarah Mangelsdorf receives high praise from students, staff, faculty

December 18, 2018

From the beginning, the search for the University’s 11th president was designed to include the voices of as many constituencies as possible—from college students and staff members as well as from top faculty, administrators, and trustees.

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Winter Stay: Everything you need to know

Winter Stay: Everything you need to know

December 7, 2018

Nearly 600 students stayed on River Campus during winter break last year, and school officials expect that number to increase. Here’s what students need to know to stay active and engaged through January.

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Symone Sanders to deliver MLK Commemorative Address

Symone Sanders to deliver MLK Commemorative Address

December 7, 2018

Sanders is a political commentator for CNN and served national press secretary for Senator Bernie Sanders during his 2016 presidential run, the youngest press secretary for a presidential candidate.

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Meet the Students’ Association presidents at the College and Eastman

Meet the Students’ Association presidents at the College and Eastman

December 5, 2018

Henry Carpender ’20, left, and Beatriz Gil ’19 were elected last spring as Students’ Association presidents for the College and the Eastman School of Music.

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