Please consider downloading the latest version of Internet Explorer
to experience this site as intended.
Tools Search Main Menu

RSSStudent Life

Rochester hits record number of Fulbright semifinalists

Rochester hits record number of Fulbright semifinalists

February 13, 2019

A record 27 University students and recent alumni have been named semifinalists in the Fulbright US Student Grant Program, the government’s flagship international educational exchange program.

Continue Reading

Student-designed bubble machine a hit at children’s hospital

Student-designed bubble machine a hit at children’s hospital

February 11, 2019

The toy prototype developed by a team of chemical engineering students is adapted for use by children of all abilities during a hospital stay.

Continue Reading

New grad student chapter tackles underrepresentation in STEM

New grad student chapter tackles underrepresentation in STEM

February 1, 2019

Rochester becomes the 11th local chapter of the national Alliance for Diversity in Science and Engineering, bringing graduate students together across backgrounds and disciplines.

Continue Reading

Everything you need to know about the upcoming climate survey

Everything you need to know about the upcoming climate survey

February 1, 2019

The University will soon ask all students to participate in a climate survey on sexual assault and misconduct, in partnership with the Association of American Universities.

Continue Reading

One family, two generations, three degrees

One family, two generations, three degrees

January 29, 2019

A car accident during his first winter break had left Giuliano Agostinho de Castro ’20 paralyzed from the chest down. Now he’s back on campus, and his parents are his classmates.

Continue Reading

Students selected for Take Five, e5 programs

Students selected for Take Five, e5 programs

January 24, 2019

The Take 5 and e5 programs, unique to Rochester, allow students to apply for a tuition-free fifth year of study. This year, 40 students will be taking part.

Continue Reading

Rochester wins national GameDay Recycling Challenge for 2018

Rochester wins national GameDay Recycling Challenge for 2018

January 17, 2019

The University of Rochester is the national champion in the diversion category of the most recent National GameDay Recycling Challenge, the nation’s premier collegiate football waste reduction competition.

Continue Reading

Debate Union finishes among top teams at world championship

Debate Union finishes among top teams at world championship

January 15, 2019

Nikhila Linganur ’20 and Warish Zaman Orko ’21 finished in the top eight percent of more than 400 teams from 90 countries, becoming the first-ever Rochester duo to advance to the break-out rounds at the World Universities Debating Championships.

Continue Reading

Public health joins dance to put arts into action

Public health joins dance to put arts into action

January 10, 2019

In an effort to understand how to initiate change in a community, students in an Arts and Activism course, and their counterparts in an Environmental Health and Justice course, met up in Rochester dance studio to create some new moves.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading