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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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December 7, 1941: The University of Rochester at war

December 7, 1941: The University of Rochester at war

December 4, 2018

In many ways, life on campus would continue as it did before. But the four years following Pearl Harbor would be among the most challenging, heartbreaking, and sobering in University history.

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Celebrating our own as Phi Beta Kappa turns 242

Celebrating our own as Phi Beta Kappa turns 242

December 4, 2018

Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society for liberal arts and sciences. On it’s birthday, we recognize the 13 students named to the Rochester chapter this year.

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14 sophomores receive O’Brien Book Award for first-year excellence

14 sophomores receive O’Brien Book Award for first-year excellence

November 16, 2018

The University’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter sponsors the award, recognizing students who excel in leadership roles during their first year in the College.

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‘I’ve got to do something for Uncle Sam’

‘I’ve got to do something for Uncle Sam’

November 8, 2018

More than 800 alumni, students, and faculty served during World War I. To mark the 100th anniversary of the 1918 Armistice, here are a few of their stories.

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