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Toxicology student sweeps awards at Three Minute Thesis competition

Toxicology student sweeps awards at Three Minute Thesis competition

May 17, 2016

“When you can’t breathe, nothing else matters,” Jennifer Judge said at the end her presentation, which won over both the panel and audience at the University’s first “Three Minute Thesis” competition.

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Singer Family Prizes recognize inspirational high school teachers

Singer Family Prizes recognize inspirational high school teachers

May 16, 2016

Each year, seniors in the College are invited to nominate a high school teacher or staff member for consideration for the Singer Family Prize. The four award winners receive a plaque and $3,000, as well as $2,500 for their school.

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Congratulations, Class of 2016!

Congratulations, Class of 2016!

May 15, 2016

More than 3,000 students received bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees and ceremonies across the University over the weekend. See photos, videos, and social media coverage of the weekend’s event celebrating the accomplishments of the Class of 2016.

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Rochester’s first data science graduates delve into big data

Rochester’s first data science graduates delve into big data

May 10, 2016

This spring, the inaugural crop of students in Rochester’s new data science programs—at the undergraduate and master’s degree levels—are completing their first year of study at the Goergen Institute for Data Science, a program of the Schools of Arts & Sciences.

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Recognizing outstanding students, from Fulbrights to NSF fellowships

Recognizing outstanding students, from Fulbrights to NSF fellowships

May 9, 2016

As commencement ceremonies approach later this week, meet some of the students who have earned awards and scholarships in recognition of their academic achievements.

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Grads can ‘cap’ their day in style at decorating event

Grads can ‘cap’ their day in style at decorating event

May 9, 2016

Graduating seniors are invited to bring their mortarboards and their imagination, and choose from paint, stickers, letters and more at this year’s cap decoration event. Bubble guns will be given to the first 200 participants.

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Fulbright scholars pursue opportunities abroad

Fulbright scholars pursue opportunities abroad

April 28, 2016

Several University students will pursue advanced studies, conduct research, and teach English language and U.S. culture abroad after being named 2016-17 finalists for the highly competitive Fulbright U.S. Student Grant program.

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Super Bowl star Roland Williams keynotes Minority Male Student Leadership symposium

Super Bowl star Roland Williams keynotes Minority Male Student Leadership symposium

April 27, 2016

Workshops focusing on minority male achievement in Rochester will be held at the Simon Business School on Saturday, April 30. The theme this year is, “A Tale of 2 Cities: Being Who I Want To Be.”

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Engineering seniors show off design solutions

Engineering seniors show off design solutions

April 27, 2016

From solar energy concentrators to portable braille readers, seniors at the Hajim School will showcase more than 70 projects during today’s annual Design Day.

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Students find ‘path to their own sandbox’ at Undergraduate Research Expo

Students find ‘path to their own sandbox’ at Undergraduate Research Expo

April 27, 2016

Steve Manly, director of undergraduate research, encouraged students to continue to approach their research questions with the infectious enthusiasm of “an eight-year-old in a sandbox” while honoring their work at the annual showcase.

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