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Celebrating student employees of the year

Celebrating student employees of the year

April 20, 2018

Luke Meyerson ’18 and Blake Harriman ’16, ’18W (MS) — student workers in the Department of Political Science and the Medical Center’s Edward G. Miner Library, respectively — are 2018 student employees of the year.

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Mock Trial team to compete at national championship

Mock Trial team to compete at national championship

April 19, 2018

For the second year in a row, the University of Rochester’s Mock Trial team is headed to the American Mock Trial Association’s national championship as one of the few teams that is completely student-run.

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Student Life Awards honor outstanding contributions to campus community

Student Life Awards honor outstanding contributions to campus community

April 18, 2018

Eighteen individuals and three groups will be honored at the College’s annual Student Life Awards, also known as the “Rockys.”

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Thesis competition winner describes protein translation in 3 minutes or less

Thesis competition winner describes protein translation in 3 minutes or less

April 17, 2018

Jillian Ramos showed exactly how to capture an audience’s attention – and hold it – at the third annual Three Minute Thesis Competition finals, winning both first place and the people’s choice prize.

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Career center partners honored at 2nd annual ‘Gwennies’

Career center partners honored at 2nd annual ‘Gwennies’

April 12, 2018

The Gwen M. Greene Center for Career Education and Connections honored student, faculty, and alumni partners who exemplify the Greene Center’s values—respect, collaboration, diversity and inclusion, betterment, and purpose.

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Three undergraduates earn Critical Language Scholarships

Three undergraduates earn Critical Language Scholarships

April 10, 2018

John Cole ’19 will study Mandarin Chinese in Xi’an, China; Joy Nicholas ’19 will study Swahili in Arusha, Tanzania; and Jacqueline Tran ’18 will study Arabic in Amman, Jordan as part of the US State Department’s scholarship program.

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Students compete to explain years of research in 3 minutes

Students compete to explain years of research in 3 minutes

April 5, 2018

The University’s annual Three Minute Thesis competition challenges graduate students and postdocs to summarize their research with just three minutes and one slide.

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Students tackle grand engineering challenges

Students tackle grand engineering challenges

March 29, 2018

Twelve students are the first to seek recognition as Grand Challenges Scholars by the National Academy of Engineering. The program asks the next generation of students to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing society.

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Events mark International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Events mark International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 19, 2018

On this annual observance by the United Nations, We’re Better Than That—the University’s anti-racism committee comprised of students, faculty, and staff—will sponsor a panel discussion and invite members of the community to sign a pledge to fight racism.

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