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Winter Stay: Everything you need to know

Winter Stay: Everything you need to know

December 7, 2018

Nearly 600 students stayed on River Campus during winter break last year, and school officials expect that number to increase. Here’s what students need to know to stay active and engaged through January.

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Meet the Students’ Association presidents at the College and Eastman

Meet the Students’ Association presidents at the College and Eastman

December 5, 2018

Henry Carpender ’20, left, and Beatriz Gil ’19 were elected last spring as Students’ Association presidents for the College and the Eastman School of Music.

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Celebrating our own as Phi Beta Kappa turns 242

Celebrating our own as Phi Beta Kappa turns 242

December 4, 2018

Phi Beta Kappa is the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society for liberal arts and sciences. On it’s birthday, we recognize the 13 students named to the Rochester chapter this year.

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Nik Angyal ’19 named Division III men’s soccer Elite 90 winner

Nik Angyal ’19 named Division III men’s soccer Elite 90 winner

November 30, 2018

A chemical engineering major with a 4.0 GPA, Angyal is the first University of Rochester Elite 90 winner in any sport.

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Who ping-punk’d Papa Haydn?

Who ping-punk’d Papa Haydn?

November 20, 2018

In 1968, the season-opening concert of the Rochester Philharmonic was interrupted when a rain of ping-pong balls fell from balcony to stage. University archivist Melissa Mead looks back at the history of campus pranks.

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‘Real readers’ give Rochester students an edge

‘Real readers’ give Rochester students an edge

November 19, 2018

A unique approach to learning to communicate their professional identity gives Rochester students an opportunity to connect with and learn from alumni, parents, and community members.

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14 sophomores receive O’Brien Book Award for first-year excellence

14 sophomores receive O’Brien Book Award for first-year excellence

November 16, 2018

The University’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter sponsors the award, recognizing students who excel in leadership roles during their first year in the College.

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Wells Award winners excel in engineering and humanities

Wells Award winners excel in engineering and humanities

November 9, 2018

They major in optical engineering and minor in Italian. Or work toward dual degrees in music and computer science. Or pursue two minors while majoring in audio and music engineering. Meet the graduating seniors from the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences honored for pursuing dual degrees or minors in the humanities.

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