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Rochester grad recipient of Rotary Global Grant Scholarship

Rochester grad recipient of Rotary Global Grant Scholarship

July 23, 2014

The second Rochester graduate to earn this scholarship, Jordan Shapiro ’14 will use the grant to pursue a master’s degree at Aberystwyth University in Wales.

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Mock trial concludes Youth Legislative Session for Latino students

Mock trial concludes Youth Legislative Session for Latino students

July 15, 2014

150 high school students from across the country are gathered in Rochester this week for the National Hispanic Institute’s Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session (LDZ). Students will debate policies related to education, social inequality, and economics, among other topics.

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Six Rochester students headed abroad through research, language grants

June 25, 2014

This summer, six University of Rochester students will travel abroad through two nationally competitive scholarships, the Critical Language Scholarship and the DAAD-RISE Scholarship program. This year’s scholarship recipients will study at universities in Russia and Germany.

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Rochester student selected for prestigious Fulbright Summer Institute

Rochester student selected for prestigious Fulbright Summer Institute

June 25, 2014

Sophomore Leah Schwartz ’17 will spend six weeks this summer studying as a US-UK Fulbright Summer Institute participant. The program selects approximately 50 early college students from the United States and United Kingdom to participate in the summer academic and cultural exchange program.

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Two Rochester students head to Eastern Europe through Humanitarian Fellowship

Two Rochester students head to Eastern Europe through Humanitarian Fellowship

June 25, 2014

Rochester graduates Lendsey Achudi ’14 and Jonathan Johnson ’14 have been named 2014 Humanity in Action (HIA) fellows and will study the protection of the rights of minorities in Poland and Germany, respectively.

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Rochester student selected as Whitaker International Fellow

Rochester student selected as Whitaker International Fellow

June 25, 2014

Amanda Chen ’14 has been selected to participate in the 2014-15 Whitaker International Fellows program. The program sends young biomedical engineers anywhere outside the United States or Canada to pursue academic or scientific research, Chen will use her fellowship to pursue a master’s degree at the University of Cambridge in the UK.

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Adam Pacheck named Academic All-American

Adam Pacheck named Academic All-American

June 23, 2014

Adam Pacheck has been elected to the Capital One Academic All-America Second Team for Men’s Cross Country and Track & Field in Division III. To qualify for the team, athletes must be of sophomore standing or higher and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 or higher on a 4.00 scale.

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Meet Rochester’s 2014-15 Fulbright recipients

Meet Rochester’s 2014-15 Fulbright recipients

June 11, 2014

This spring, five Rochester students and one alumna have been awarded 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. Student Grants to advance their studies, perform research, and teach English abroad while serving as young ambassadors in five countries in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

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Sixteen reap All-America honors in ’13-14

Sixteen reap All-America honors in ’13-14

June 3, 2014

In terms of individual success, Rochester enjoyed one of its finest seasons this year. A total of 16 student-athletes earned All-America honors for their achievements, representing soccer, squash, swimming, diving, golf, rowing, and softball.

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Student athlete named Academic All-American

Student athlete named Academic All-American

June 3, 2014

Lauren Bailey has achieved a significant number of swimming honors in three years at the University of Rochester. Now, she has an academic award that is one of the highest that a student-athlete can earn.

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