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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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A room with a view

A room with a view

May 17, 2016

The River Campus, with Rush Rhees Library at its center, as seen from the the top of the Brooks Crossing apartments across the Genesee River. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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Making a statement

Making a statement

May 12, 2016

Members of the Class of 2016 decorate their mortarboards for this weekend’s commencement ceremonies. (University photo / Brandon Vick)

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The transit of Mercury

The transit of Mercury

May 9, 2016

Mercury appears as a tiny black dot visible below the weathervane on top of Rush Rhees Library as it glides in front of the sun. Mercury, the smallest planet in the solar system, passes between the Earth and the sun only 13 times in a century, and took seven and a half hours to traverse the sun today. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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Looking good at Design Day

Looking good at Design Day

April 27, 2016

Thomas Tavolara (T5) models Memvi, a wearable camera that automatically records what interests you. He and his team presented their design at the annual Design Day, a day for graduating seniors in the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences to present their capstone projects. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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