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Piece by piece

Piece by piece

September 21, 2016

Workers put the final touches on the engraved wall that will mark the new Science and Engineering Quadrangle. The quad was designed to complement the new Wegmans Hall, and provide more functional public space around the Goergen, Hylan, and Hutchison Halls, and the Computer Studies Building. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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Never Forget

Never Forget

September 12, 2016

NROTC midshipmen stand vigil on Eastman Quadrangle to mark the 15th anniversary of the attacks of September 11. The University of Rochester lost six alumni that day: Jeremy Glick ’93, Jean Hoadley Peterson ’69N, Jeffrey Smith ’87, ’88S (MBA), Zhe (Zack) Zeng ’95, ’98S (MBA), Aram Iskenderian ’82, and Brendan Dolan ’86. (University photo / Dawn Wendt)

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Fanfare for the Common Semester

Fanfare for the Common Semester

August 31, 2016

Honey Meconi, chair of the Department of Music, leads an all-woman ensemble of student musicians in a performance of Aaron Copeland’s “Fanfare for the Common Man” from the balcony of Rush Rhees Library to mark the beginning of classes on Wednesday morning. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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International arrivals

International arrivals

August 22, 2016

New international students register in Rettner Hall as they begin their academic journey. For the incoming Class of 2020, 27% come from countries outside the United States and represent 90 different counties. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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Donning the white coat

Donning the white coat

August 12, 2016

First-year medical students assemble for a photo after the Dr. Robert L. & Lillian H. Brent White Coat Ceremony, marking the start of their journey toward becoming physicians.

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Building bridges

Building bridges

July 29, 2016

A pedestrian bridge linking Rush Rhees Library with the Frederick Douglass Building is one of the renovations under construction on River Campus this summer. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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Days of tragedy

Days of tragedy

July 14, 2016

Flags in front of the Eastman Quad and Rush Rhees Library fly at half staff after the mass shooting in Dallas, Texas. The University hosted two community dialogues on “Race in America, Race in Rochester” to seek answers to questions about violence, racism, and ways to bridge the divides in America.
Read President Joel Seligman’s statement from Wednesday’s community dialogue.

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Summer construction

Summer construction

June 30, 2016

Construction begins on a new residence hall overlooking Prince Athletic Complex and Fauver Stadium viewed from the roof of Susan B. Anthony Hall. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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‘Human decency, respect and kindness must prevail’

‘Human decency, respect and kindness must prevail’

June 13, 2016

The United States and the University flags were at half staff on Monday to honor those killed in the shootings at an LGBTQ nightclub in Orlando, Florida. In a written statement, President Joel Seligman said, “The horrific tragedy in Orlando yesterday touches all of us. On behalf of the University of Rochester I extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the victims of yesterday’s mass shooting in Orlando. ” (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)
Read President Seligman’s statement>>

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‘So Others May Live’

‘So Others May Live’

May 31, 2016

The NROTC honor guard presents colors during a dedication and remembrance ceremony for University alumnus Zhe “Zack” Zeng ’95, ’98S (MBA), a former Brighton Volunteer Ambulance member who was killed at the September 11 attacks while helping first responders at the World Trade Center. Earlier this year, Brighton dedicated its new ambulance, “In memory of Zhe ‘Zack’ Zeng and all the rescuers who died on September 11, 2001. ‘So Others May Live.’ ” / (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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