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Four University student teams in hunt for Hult Prize

Four University student teams in hunt for Hult Prize

March 7, 2018

Four Rochester teams will advance in the Hult Prize, the world’s largest social entrepreneurship contest. The challenge this year: “Harnessing the power of energy to transform the lives of 10 million people.”

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Black history every month

Black history every month

February 26, 2018

As February draws to an end, members of the University of Rochester community offer their thoughts on the ways in which black history is inseparable from American history.

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New award recognizes teaching and research mentorship

New award recognizes teaching and research mentorship

February 23, 2018

Frederick Lewis ’68 (PhD) was surrounded by mentors while working toward his doctorate in organic chemistry. A new award funded by Lewis and his wife Susan Rice Lewis will recognize faculty who excel as both teachers and mentors.

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Changing approaches guide students’ path to career success

Changing approaches guide students’ path to career success

February 21, 2018

There’s been a sea change in the way that college career guidance takes place. At the University of Rochester, the paradigm shift is written into name of the career services office itself: Gwen M. Greene Center for Career Education and Connections.

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Students from Puerto Rican colleges enjoying guest semester in Rochester

Students from Puerto Rican colleges enjoying guest semester in Rochester

February 19, 2018

Hurricane Maria crippled Puerto Rico last September, leaving hundreds dead and more than a million homes without power. Providing a guest semester to first- and second-year undergraduates unable to attend their damaged home colleges is a way for the University to help them keep their academic programs on track.

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The Rochester Curriculum: Freedom, with intentionality

The Rochester Curriculum: Freedom, with intentionality

February 15, 2018

By the time they graduate from the University of Rochester, students will have take 128 credits and only one required course. “More than 90 percent of incoming students surveyed last year indicated that Rochester’s unique curriculum had a positive to strongly positive effect on their decision to enroll,” says Executive Director of College Enrollment Scott Clyde.

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Take Five offers students free path to pursuing passions

Take Five offers students free path to pursuing passions

February 12, 2018

Since 1986, nearly 1,200 University students have pursued their academic passions through the Take Five Scholars Program, which offers a tuition-free year to complete a self-designed curriculum.

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Meet the 2018 Susan B. Anthony Legacy Awards

Meet the 2018 Susan B. Anthony Legacy Awards

February 8, 2018

Seven women undergraduate students will be honored this week at the Susan B. Anthony Legacy Awards—a 61-year tradition celebrating exceptional women enrolled at the University.

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Chad Martinovich named Yellowjackets football coach; Brian Daboll ’97 joins Bills coaching staff

Chad Martinovich named Yellowjackets football coach; Brian Daboll ’97 joins Bills coaching staff

January 24, 2018

The University of Rochester football program is making headlines this winter, with a new head coach and an alumnus accepting an NFL coaching job.

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Beth Olivares takes on expanded diversity role at University

Beth Olivares takes on expanded diversity role at University

January 23, 2018

Olivares will report directly to the dean of the Arts, Sciences & Engineering faculty. The move elevates the recognition and consideration of the importance of diversity issues within the Deans’ Office.

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