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Astronaut Sam Gemar to present undergrad scholarship

Astronaut Sam Gemar to present undergrad scholarship

October 21, 2014

Sam Gemar will be coming to campus to give a brief public lecture about the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) and his time with NASA. He will also present William Green ’16 with a $10,000 scholarship on behalf of ASF.

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Spirit of old Vienna returns at 29th annual Viennese Ball

Spirit of old Vienna returns at 29th annual Viennese Ball

October 21, 2014

Sponsored by the University of Rochester’s Ballroom Dancing Club, the event will include a string quartet of Eastman School musicians, a local Rochester dance troupe, and the Argentinian tango club.

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Brass Choir presents ‘Spooktacular VI – Things that Go Bump in the Night’

Brass Choir presents ‘Spooktacular VI – Things that Go Bump in the Night’

October 21, 2014

The performance will feature works by Bruno Mars, Avicii, Queen, and Blue Oyster Cult. Costumes are optional; the audience will be treated to special effects and a party atmosphere worthy of the Halloween season.

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Ten honored as Garnish scholar-athletes

Ten honored as Garnish scholar-athletes

September 25, 2014

Ten student-athletes representing the highest achievement in academic performance and athletic skill were presented with the University’s Garnish Scholar Awards at halftime of the September 20 football game against Gallaudet University.

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UR fall concert series features Vic Mensa and Asher Roth

UR fall concert series features Vic Mensa and Asher Roth

September 15, 2014

Chicago native Vic Mensa is an independent rap artist who recently began a solo career after the breakup of his rap-rock band Kids These Days. Asher Roth is best known for his hit single “I Love College”, which reached number 12 on the US Billboard Music Charts.

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Yellowjacket weekend brings Michael Ian Black to Rochester

Yellowjacket weekend brings Michael Ian Black to Rochester

September 4, 2014

Comedians Ron Funches, Nick Vatterott, and Michael Ian Black will perform this weekend for students and the Rochester community as part of Yellowjacket Weekend, which celebrates the start of the academic year.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Wilson Day 2014

PHOTO GALLERY: Wilson Day 2014

August 29, 2014

The incoming Class of 2018 fanned out into the surrounding neighborhoods of Rochester during the 26th annual Wilson Day of community service.

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Moving in, with a little help from your friends

Moving in, with a little help from your friends

August 28, 2014

Transitioning to college as a freshman is intense enough without having to lug your stuff to your dorm room. At Rochester, several groups on campus pitch in on Move-In Day: Resident Assistants, EcoReps, football players, and two groups featured here, the D’Lions and Freshman Fellows.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Move-In Day 2014

PHOTO GALLERY: Move-In Day 2014

August 26, 2014

The University of Rochester’s incoming freshmen class arrives, with about 1,300 students moving into five residential halls on the River Campus and the downtown Eastman School of Music. Welcome to Rochester, Class of 2018!

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College freshmen meet Rochester on #WilsonDay14

College freshmen meet Rochester on #WilsonDay14

August 25, 2014

The incoming freshmen class will discover what Rochester has to offer and explore the many ways to get involved in their surrounding neighborhood during the 26th annual Wilson Day on Thursday, Aug. 28. Over 1,350 students will garden, paint, meet with senior citizens, help organize school supplies, and learn more about their new community.

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