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Top 10 campus pokéstops every new student should know

Top 10 campus pokéstops every new student should know

August 17, 2016

Pokémon Go players returning to Rochester this fall are in for a treat. The University’s River Campus is home to no less than 40 pokéstops and four gyms.

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Upward Bound students showcase work at closing ceremony

Upward Bound students showcase work at closing ceremony

August 5, 2016

“With this program, everything came together. Now, I feel like a real scientist.” Derek McNeil joined a record 140 high school students from Rochester City schools took part in the six-week summer program.

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Research computer center offers boot camp for scholars of all ages

Research computer center offers boot camp for scholars of all ages

August 3, 2016

The University’s third annual “summer school” in big data gives everyone from undergraduates to tenured faculty a chance to learn how programming and data visualization could impact their research projects.

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Urban Fellows, Youth Year students honored at City Hall

Urban Fellows, Youth Year students honored at City Hall

July 28, 2016

Nineteen University students and recent graduates were recognized for their community service. Projects this year ranged from expanding literacy programs to increasing access to medical care for underserved individuals.

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Undergraduate Xerox fellows experience hands-on research

Undergraduate Xerox fellows experience hands-on research

July 27, 2016

From data mining with Instagram to preserving Peruvian cathedrals, from laser beams to hearing loss — Rochester undergraduates get their first taste of life in the lab through the Xerox Engineering Research Fellows program.

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Newman Community to attend World Youth Day event in Krakow

Newman Community to attend World Youth Day event in Krakow

July 22, 2016

Student members and alumni of the Newman Community will join a crowd of two million people from 200 nations, where Pope Francis will deliver a welcome address at a prayer service.

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University offers rewarding path to financial aid

University offers rewarding path to financial aid

July 1, 2016

Rochester was one of ten “Innovation Partners” in a new micro-scholarship platform called Raise.me, which allows high school students to bank money toward tuition costs when then record good grades, start a club, or volunteer in their community.

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Four Upward Bound students honored

Four Upward Bound students honored

June 28, 2016

Four area high school students from the University’s Upward Bound program have been named “Outstanding Seniors” by the Monroe County Council of Superintendents.

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WeBWorK an award-winning way of learning from homework

WeBWorK an award-winning way of learning from homework

June 10, 2016

Twenty years ago, the idea of students doing homework online and receiving immediate feedback was a game-changer. Today, more than 700 colleges and high schools and using the WeBWorK system developed by Rochester math professors Arnold Pizer and Michael Gage.

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