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Take a bite out of Rochester

Take a bite out of Rochester

September 26, 2016

Student foodie Rebecca Block ’18 presents a guide to eating well — and on the cheap — in Rochester this fall. The paninis and cider flights at Muller’s Cider House (above) are a favorite, along with new College Town eateries and well-remembered classics like Nick Tahou’s and Jay’s Diner.

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Federal grants recognize University’s programs for underserved students

Federal grants recognize University’s programs for underserved students

September 21, 2016

Two National Science Foundation grants expand the reach of programs that engage underrepresented minority, low-income, and first-generation students in science and engineering.

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Martino and Floto: Meet the new Students’ Association president, vice president

Martino and Floto: Meet the new Students’ Association president, vice president

September 19, 2016

The student leaders talk about the major issues on campus, their hobbies and pet peeves, and their goals for the coming year and life after Rochester.

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Building a better tutor

Building a better tutor

September 1, 2016

Thomas Downey ’16 wanted to help his fellow college students become better tutors for kids in the Rochester City School District. So he used his KEY year to design a new two-credit course to do just that.

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Freshmen fan into community for annual Wilson Day

Freshmen fan into community for annual Wilson Day

August 30, 2016

“I like to help people, and it’s nice to go into the community and give back,” said Matthew Le ’20, one of the more than 1,300 freshmen who began their college career in Rochester with the annual Wilson Day of community service.

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The Class of 2020 is here

The Class of 2020 is here

August 24, 2016

A new freshman class of 1,368 students on the River Campus and 140 students at the Eastman School of Music moved into their new homes on Wednesday, as student music groups entertained waiting families and hundreds of student volunteers helped lighten the move-in load.

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Top 10 campus pokéstops every new student should know

Top 10 campus pokéstops every new student should know

August 17, 2016

Pokémon Go players returning to Rochester this fall are in for a treat. The University’s River Campus is home to no less than 40 pokéstops and four gyms.

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Upward Bound students showcase work at closing ceremony

Upward Bound students showcase work at closing ceremony

August 5, 2016

“With this program, everything came together. Now, I feel like a real scientist.” Derek McNeil joined a record 140 high school students from Rochester City schools took part in the six-week summer program.

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