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Student athletes find big wins in big data

Student athletes find big wins in big data

February 27, 2017

From field hockey to football, teams rely on statistics to evaluate players, opponents, and strategy. “What we have now is so much better than just a few years ago,” says men’s basketball coach Luke Flockerzi. “I can’t imagine what’s in store in the years ahead.”

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Data science for a better planet

Data science for a better planet

February 24, 2017

One of the first Rochester students to graduate with a BA in data science, Ulrik Soderstrom ’16, ’17 (MS) is combining his love of math and computers with a passion for environmental sustainability and renewables.

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UR HEAL wins Community Engagement Challenge

UR HEAL wins Community Engagement Challenge

February 21, 2017

The student organization provides health care services to low-income members of the greater Rochester community, and is the inaugural winner of this challenge grant.

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Three presidents

Three presidents

February 16, 2017

Caryl English ’18, Delvin Moody ’18, and Charlisa Goodlet ’17 have followed different paths that have led them to leadership roles, each serving as the president of student organizations focused on issues of race, black culture, activism, and advocacy.

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‘Our goal was simple. We wanted to help as many refugees as we could.’

‘Our goal was simple. We wanted to help as many refugees as we could.’

February 7, 2017

Engineering students Omar Soufan ’17 (above) and Ibrahim Mohammad ’17 share a “hidden passion” that has led them to create 3-D printed prosthetics for Syrian refugees.

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Going with the grain

Going with the grain

February 7, 2017

Erik Rosenkranz ’18 is a mechanical engineering major who hopes to pursue a career as a civil engineer. He is captivated by bridges, looking at them and analyzing them. But his “hidden passion” is for woodworking, especially the longboards that he builds and rides.

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Douglass: ‘Not a monument, but a mind-set’

Douglass: ‘Not a monument, but a mind-set’

February 3, 2017

Looking back at the life of the abolitionist leader and activist, Rashad Moore ’17 asks some African-American campus leaders: What does Frederick Douglass mean to us today?

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W. Kamau Bell appearance highlights ‘Color Cannot Divide Us Week’

W. Kamau Bell appearance highlights ‘Color Cannot Divide Us Week’

February 3, 2017

The comedian and CNN host tops a week of events sponsored by the University’s ‘We’re Better Than That’ anti-racism campaign and the Student Programming Board.

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Meet the 2017 Susan B. Anthony Legacy Award winners

Meet the 2017 Susan B. Anthony Legacy Award winners

February 2, 2017

Eight women undergraduates will be honored at the University’s annual Susan B. Anthony Legacy Awards, a 60 year tradition that celebrates the extraordinary contributions these students make to University life.

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