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Native Hawaiian navigates oceans, scholastic success

Native Hawaiian navigates oceans, scholastic success

October 29, 2014

Traveling almost 5,000 miles away from his home in Waianae, Hawaii, freshman and Film and Media Studies major Isaiah Pule brings with him a passion for movies and a penchant for overseas navigation.

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2014 Goergen Awards honor excellence in teaching

2014 Goergen Awards honor excellence in teaching

October 21, 2014

In acknowledgement of their contributions to undergraduate education, professors Julie Bentley, Jeffrey Tucker, and Jonathan Pakianathan were honored with the University’s 2014 Goergen Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

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Astronaut Sam Gemar to present undergrad scholarship

Astronaut Sam Gemar to present undergrad scholarship

October 21, 2014

Sam Gemar will be coming to campus to give a brief public lecture about the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) and his time with NASA. He will also present William Green ’16 with a $10,000 scholarship on behalf of ASF.

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Spirit of old Vienna returns at 29th annual Viennese Ball

Spirit of old Vienna returns at 29th annual Viennese Ball

October 21, 2014

Sponsored by the University of Rochester’s Ballroom Dancing Club, the event will include a string quartet of Eastman School musicians, a local Rochester dance troupe, and the Argentinian tango club.

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Brass Choir presents ‘Spooktacular VI – Things that Go Bump in the Night’

Brass Choir presents ‘Spooktacular VI – Things that Go Bump in the Night’

October 21, 2014

The performance will feature works by Bruno Mars, Avicii, Queen, and Blue Oyster Cult. Costumes are optional; the audience will be treated to special effects and a party atmosphere worthy of the Halloween season.

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Ten honored as Garnish scholar-athletes

Ten honored as Garnish scholar-athletes

September 25, 2014

Ten student-athletes representing the highest achievement in academic performance and athletic skill were presented with the University’s Garnish Scholar Awards at halftime of the September 20 football game against Gallaudet University.

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UR fall concert series features Vic Mensa and Asher Roth

UR fall concert series features Vic Mensa and Asher Roth

September 15, 2014

Chicago native Vic Mensa is an independent rap artist who recently began a solo career after the breakup of his rap-rock band Kids These Days. Asher Roth is best known for his hit single “I Love College”, which reached number 12 on the US Billboard Music Charts.

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Yellowjacket weekend brings Michael Ian Black to Rochester

Yellowjacket weekend brings Michael Ian Black to Rochester

September 4, 2014

Comedians Ron Funches, Nick Vatterott, and Michael Ian Black will perform this weekend for students and the Rochester community as part of Yellowjacket Weekend, which celebrates the start of the academic year.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Wilson Day 2014

PHOTO GALLERY: Wilson Day 2014

August 29, 2014

The incoming Class of 2018 fanned out into the surrounding neighborhoods of Rochester during the 26th annual Wilson Day of community service.

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