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American students from the University of Rochester to discuss Thanksgiving’s history and make full-course Thanksgiving dinner for international students on Monday, Nov. 16

November 13, 2015

WHAT: An international Thanksgiving on the University of Rochester’s River Campus WHEN/WHERE: Monday, Nov. 16 from 6-8 p.m. THE EVENT: For the fourth consecutive year, the Sigma Delta Tau sorority and the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity will collaborate on a Thanksgiving meal for international students who take the CAS 170 course. The course focuses on […]

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Area ROTC units to take part in annual Veterans Day Joint Service Run to Highland Park Veterans Memorial on Wednesday

November 9, 2015

WHAT: Veterans Day Joint Service Run WHEN/WHERE: Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015 at the University of Rochester’s River Campus and on to the Greater Rochester Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Highland Park PARTICIPANTS: University of Rochester NROTC Battalion, RIT Army ROTC Battalion, RIT Air Force ROTC Battalion and veterans/members of the University of Rochester and local community […]

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University of Rochester fraternity and sorority community to host 5th annual Greek or Treat event for city after-school program on Friday, Oct. 30

October 28, 2015

WHAT: The University of Rochester’s fraternity and sorority community will host 90 students from the “Quad A For Kids” after-school program. Around 25 University chapters will participate. Events include trick-or-treating, a “mummy wrap,” where students turn themselves and others into mummies; a haunted obstacle course, a doughnut-on-a-string eating competition and a haunted house. WHEN:  4-5:30 […]

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Zuhal Sultan, founder of the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq, to speak at the University of Rochester’s Interfaith Chapel and Eastman School of Music

September 17, 2015

WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, Sept. 19 at 1 p.m. (Sanctuary, Interfaith Chapel) and 7 p.m. (Ciminelli Lounge, Eastman Student Living Center) WHAT: Internationally acclaimed musician and peace activist Zuhal Sultan will speak about her efforts to bring peace to Iraq through music in a power-point demonstration. Her appearance at the Interfaith Chapel is free and open to […]

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Summer at sea puts mechanical engineering student in pilot’s seat

Summer at sea puts mechanical engineering student in pilot’s seat

September 14, 2015

Wendy Snyder’s typical day this past summer might seem mundane at first glance. Rise at 7 a.m. Work eight hours. Pilot remote operating vehicle 4,000 meters below the Pacific Ocean.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Local children to apply research and robotics and explore recycling in FIRST® LEGO®   League TRASH TREK Challenge at University of Rochester on Saturday, Sept. 12.

September 10, 2015

  WHAT: Creativity and science come together at the FIRST® LEGO® League TRASH TREK season kickoff event at the University of Rochester. More than 150 teams from the region will be introduced to local experts’ efforts to recycle. Teams are expected from Buffalo, Corning, Horseheads, Ithaca, Penfield, Pittsford, Syracuse, Victor, Webster and others. WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, […]

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Summer internships enrich the undergraduate experience

Summer internships enrich the undergraduate experience

August 28, 2015

Students are coming off interesting summer internships, where they gained real-life experience in fields they hope to pursue after graduation.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Nearly 1,300 freshmen forming the Class of 2019 will move into the University of Rochester’s River Campus

MEDIA ADVISORY: Nearly 1,300 freshmen forming the Class of 2019 will move into the University of Rochester’s River Campus

August 24, 2015

Freshmen and their parents from all over the country will arrive on River Campus on Tuesday, and be greeted by student volunteers who will unpack vehicles and bring luggage up to each student’s dorm.

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Save the dates: Move In Day and Wilson Day at the University of Rochester

Save the dates: Move In Day and Wilson Day at the University of Rochester

August 14, 2015

As students return to the University of Rochester campus later this month, two scheduled events may be newsworthy: Tuesday, Aug. 25 is Freshman Move In Day. Thursday, Aug. 27 is Wilson Day, a day of community service for incoming University students.

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