Egyptian-born sisters Yasmin and Ayaa Elgoharry came to the U.S. aged seven and 11. Having nearly dropped out of high school, they are now each graduating with a master’s in educational leadership from the Warner School of Education.
The awards, also known as “the Rockys,” are divided into Individual Leadership Awards and Student Organization and Programming Awards. Students are nominated by faculty, staff, and peers.
For the first time in University history, the Mock Trial team is sending two teams to the national championships at the University of California, Los Angeles, where they will join the top 40 teams in the nation to compete.
Astrophysics majors studying Islam in Russia. Neuroscience majors studying public health and feminism. In the latest episode of the QuadCast, meet students in the University’s Take Five program, a unique opportunity for students to take a tuition-free fifth year to study something outside their major, purely for the pleasure of learning.
University of Rochester students will head to 10 different countries for research and language study under the Fulbright program this year.
Members of the fledgling Chem-E-Car team went head to head against powerhouse teams from Cornell and McGill at their first-ever regional competition last month. The event features vehicles students build from scratch, powered by chemical reactions.
For one week in July, Emmanuel Gweamee ’20 and Aime Laurent Twizerimana ’20 will visit the Liberian capital of Monrovia to teach voting-age young people with disabilities about their civic responsibilities, with the help of a Davis Projects for Peace grant worth $10,000.
Since opening in late January, the kitchen has been a hit with student organizations and faculty, who have held some of their classes there. “Based on the usage we’re seeing, we’ve really created something that students, faculty, and instructors are looking for,” says Laura Ballou ’97.