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Celebrating 2015 student award winners

Celebrating 2015 student award winners

May 14, 2015

Meet some of the Rochester students who have earned national honors and scholarships in recognition of their academic achievements.

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Annual Gollin Film Festival showcases student films

Annual Gollin Film Festival showcases student films

May 5, 2015

Aches, a stop-motion animation film by film and media studies major Brynn Wilkins, ’15 took the top prize in the 10th annual Gollin Film Festival, sponsored by the Film and Media Studies Program.

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Four University of Rochester students earn NSF Research Fellowships

Four University of Rochester students earn NSF Research Fellowships

May 1, 2015

The fellowship, which is part of a federally sponsored program, provides up to three years of graduate study support for students pursing doctoral or research-based master’s degrees.

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Something for everyone in College Town

Something for everyone in College Town

April 22, 2015

Euakarn (Som) Liengtiraphan ’17, a student employee from University Communications visited College Town with seniors Joseph Bailey and Christopher Marsh, and offers a sample of what College Town has to offer Rochester students.

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UR Equestrian trots to success

UR Equestrian trots to success

April 3, 2015

Coming out of nowhere, the University’s equestrian team is fresh out of the gates and quickly becoming a well-known competitive force. “Cornell has been, for years, untouchable, and now we’ve shown that we can catch them,” says Sarah Markowitz ’16. “We’ve come close, and even beaten them at some competitions.”

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Eastman Saxophone Project takes Millennium Stage at Kennedy Center

Eastman Saxophone Project takes Millennium Stage at Kennedy Center

April 2, 2015

The Eastman Saxophone Project, a conductorless ensemble whose student members garner top prizes in chamber music and saxophone competitions, will appear at the Kennedy Center on Thursday, April 23, as part of The Conservatory Project.

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Spread the Word to End the Word at UR

Spread the Word to End the Word at UR

March 3, 2015

Spread the Word to End the Word is a national movement to end the demeaning use of the words “retard” and “retarded.” On March 4, the movement’s national day of awareness, several events will occur around campus and throughout the Medical Center to support the campaign.

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Students’ Association Government to launch ‘It’s on Us’ sexual assault awareness campaign

Students’ Association Government to launch ‘It’s on Us’ sexual assault awareness campaign

February 9, 2015

On Tuesday and Wednesday, Students’ Association members will be on hand in Wilson Commons to launch the University’s “It’s On Us” campaign, a national effort to raise awareness about sexual violence in all of its forms.

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Making his move

Making his move

December 9, 2014

Computer science major Francis Hinson ’16 says that chess is a game in which players improve through study, not just repeated play. His start-up, Chesscademy, which he founded with two other students, aims to make such instruction readily available and fun. (Photo: Josh Edelson/AP Images for Rochester Review)

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