“When you can’t breathe, nothing else matters,” Jennifer Judge said at the end her presentation, which won over both the panel and audience at the University’s first “Three Minute Thesis” competition.
Each year, seniors in the College are invited to nominate a high school teacher or staff member for consideration for the Singer Family Prize. The four award winners receive a plaque and $3,000, as well as $2,500 for their school.
More than 3,000 students received bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees and ceremonies across the University over the weekend. See photos, videos, and social media coverage of the weekend’s event celebrating the accomplishments of the Class of 2016.
This spring, the inaugural crop of students in Rochester’s new data science programs—at the undergraduate and master’s degree levels—are completing their first year of study at the Goergen Institute for Data Science, a program of the Schools of Arts & Sciences.
As commencement ceremonies approach later this week, meet some of the students who have earned awards and scholarships in recognition of their academic achievements.
Graduating seniors are invited to bring their mortarboards and their imagination, and choose from paint, stickers, letters and more at this year’s cap decoration event. Bubble guns will be given to the first 200 participants.
Workshops focusing on minority male achievement in Rochester will be held at the Simon Business School on Saturday, April 30. The theme this year is, “A Tale of 2 Cities: Being Who I Want To Be.”
Steve Manly, director of undergraduate research, encouraged students to continue to approach their research questions with the infectious enthusiasm of “an eight-year-old in a sandbox” while honoring their work at the annual showcase.