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LLE research lands local teens in semifinals for national science competition

LLE research lands local teens in semifinals for national science competition

January 23, 2017

Two local teens have earned recognition in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search (formerly the Intel Science Talent Search) for research projects they carried out last summer at the University’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics.

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Engineering project poses iconic puzzle for students

Engineering project poses iconic puzzle for students

December 20, 2016

Associate professor Chris Muir devised a unusual way to teach his mechanical engineering class how to use the many tools available at the Fabrication Laboratory in Rettner Hall, with a surprising final result.

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On Phi Beta Kappa’s birthday, we honor our own

On Phi Beta Kappa’s birthday, we honor our own

December 20, 2016

Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most prestigious honor society in the nation for the liberal arts and sciences, turns 240 years old this month. In celebration, the University honors the 13 members of the Class of 2017 who were elected as juniors last May.

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What’s the history of this hat?

What’s the history of this hat?

December 14, 2016

Cap, toque, beanie, or bucket — the story of freshmen caps knits together 66 years of student traditions and some colorful etymology, says University archivist Melissa Mead.

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Heading home, feeling hungry

Heading home, feeling hungry

December 9, 2016

When you head home for winter break, what are you hungry for? Dani Douglas ’17 poses the question to four of her classmates, and provides links to recipes for these home-made favorites.

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Giving back: A roundup of campus holiday drives

Giving back: A roundup of campus holiday drives

December 8, 2016

From Thanksgiving through the December holidays, faculty, staff, and students have been giving back to the greater Rochester community, and many are collecting donations in the next couple of weeks.

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Q&A: Meet Eastman’s Students’ Association leaders

Q&A: Meet Eastman’s Students’ Association leaders

December 8, 2016

Daniela Camilleri ’17 is a voice performance major and Samantha Andrew ’17 is pursuing dual degrees in violin performance at Eastman and molecular genetics on the River Campus.

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Junior coordinates book drive for Rwandan students

Junior coordinates book drive for Rwandan students

December 1, 2016

Ian Manzi ’18 is organizing an online registry to purchase 77 books written in English for the Family Library at Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village, in an effort to educate high schoolers in his native country.

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News from the front lines of the AIDS fight

News from the front lines of the AIDS fight

December 1, 2016

Founded by University of Rochester students in 1971, the Empty Closet is one of the oldest continuously published LGBT papers in the United States. Its pages reflect the story of the AIDS epidemic.

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