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May the force be with you

May the force be with you

October 10, 2016

University Trustee and Board Chairman Emeritus Ed Hajim ’58 and his family pose with the new statue dedicated Friday on the Edmund A. Hajim Science & Engineering Quadrangle. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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PHOTO GALLERY: Wegmans Hall, Goergen Institute for Data Science, Hajim Quadrangle dedication ceremony

PHOTO GALLERY: Wegmans Hall, Goergen Institute for Data Science, Hajim Quadrangle dedication ceremony

October 7, 2016

As Meliora Weekend ceremonies kicked off, the University celebrated the dedication of the new Wegmans Hall, the future home for the Goergen Institute for Data Science. (University photos / J. Adam Fenster)

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Celebrating a new library space

Celebrating a new library space

October 5, 2016

Evans Lam ’83, ’84S (center), Susanna Lam (left), and Mary Ann Mavrinac, vice provost and the Andrew H. and Janet Dayton Neilly Dean of the River Campus Libraries, at the dedication of the new Evans Lam Square. Lam Square is a place for innovative and collaborative programs that will bring the library to the 21st century. “I always believed that Rush Rhees Library is the heart of my proud alma mater, from both a geographical and a functional perspective,” says Lam, whose gift allowed the construction of the space. “It is the focal point for our students to learn, explore, research, socialize, and showcase their achievements.” (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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Breaking in a new language center

Breaking in a new language center

September 30, 2016

The new Language Center in the newly remodeled Frederick Douglass Building hosted its first event on Friday, as students gathered to share languages and cultures from around the world. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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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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