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ArtAwake festival returns to City of Rochester

ArtAwake festival returns to City of Rochester

April 13, 2016

ArtAwake, the one-day “festival of creativity” created by students and showcasing more than 140 pieces of art, returns on Saturday, April 16, at the site of the old Chase Tower in downtown Rochester.

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Record number of students earn summer research scholarships in Germany

Record number of students earn summer research scholarships in Germany

April 13, 2016

The highly competitive program was established in 2005 and is sponsored by the German Academic Exchange Service, Germany’s publicly funded but independent organization of higher education institutions.

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The miss heard ’round the world

The miss heard ’round the world

March 30, 2016

As winner of the national State Farm Assist of the Year Award, Sam Borst-Smith will fly to Houston on Thursday morning, and his unlikely play will be shown to the crowd at NRG Stadium that evening.

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Two students receive Davis Projects for Peace grant

Two students receive Davis Projects for Peace grant

March 28, 2016

A sophomore and freshman at the University of Rochester hope to encourage a new generation of their fellow Rwandans to remember the lessons of their country’s horrific genocide two decades ago.

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Villanova coach had Wright stuff in Rochester

Villanova coach had Wright stuff in Rochester

March 28, 2016

Long before he was leading the Villanova Wildcats back to the Final Four, coach Jay Wright was cutting his basketball teeth on the River Campus, serving as a Yellowjackets assistant coach under Mike Neer from 1984 to 1986.

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Campaign aims to raise awareness about racism

Campaign aims to raise awareness about racism

March 18, 2016

For Rochester students like Justin Delinois ’19 the sentiments captured in a University-wide effort to combat racism on campus are more than just four words that fit on a T-shirt.

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Paralympian brings lessons of resilience

Paralympian brings lessons of resilience

March 17, 2016

Legendary skier Chris Waddell, the most decorated paralympian in history—with 13 Paralympic Games medals in sit-skiing and wheelchair track racing—will speak at River Campus on Monday, March 21.

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March Madness and the ‘Princes of the Palestra’

March Madness and the ‘Princes of the Palestra’

March 3, 2016

As the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament begins today, take a look back to the Yellowjackets’ 1990 Division III national championship and see where some of the players are today.

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University of Rochester to host first Joint Collegiate Black Student Summit this weekend

March 1, 2016

WHAT: The first Joint Collegiate Black Student Summit, a national forum to discuss and develop solutions to problems facing the black community. WHEN/WHERE: March 4-6 on the University of Rochester’s River Campus MISSION: To establish an intercollegiate network of young black leaders passionate about social justice, collegiate accountability toward black students, and unity within the […]

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