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Welcome, Class of 2021

Welcome, Class of 2021

August 23, 2017

Christina Kersten ’21, left, and her mother, Jie, pose for a photo at the painted rock at Susan B. Anthony Hall. Students from the incoming Class of 2021 arrived on both River Campus and the Eastman School of Music. “It’s new and exciting, and fresh,” orientation director Eleanor Oi said of Move-In Day. “It’s a new beginning for everyone.”

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A quick look at the Class of 2021

A quick look at the Class of 2021

August 19, 2017

The more than 1,500 members of the College’s Class of 2021 come from 42 states and 105 countries, and were selected from among more than 18,000 applicants—a record number.

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Spotlight on the Campus Center

Spotlight on the Campus Center

August 16, 2017

The new Campus Center combines the recently renovated Douglass Commons and Wilson Commons into a hub for River Campus organizations, activities, and programs.

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McNair Scholar gains first-hand insights on public health disparities

McNair Scholar gains first-hand insights on public health disparities

August 15, 2017

Joy Nicholas ’19 got her first look at the research process this summer—and likes what she saw., participating in all aspects of a Medical Center study on how race and ethnicity impact infant feeding practices.

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Quadcast: A student’s guide for back to school

Quadcast: A student’s guide for back to school

August 15, 2017

First-year students have plenty of questions about college life. In this episode of the Quadcast, host Caitlin Davie ’19 asks University staff, recent graduates, and current students for their tips on making a smooth and successful transition to college life.

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New workshop series helps students become better leaders

New workshop series helps students become better leaders

August 14, 2017

Want to start your own business someday? Or maybe run for public office? The Medallion Program at the College offers workshops that can help you to become a better leader.

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Summer of research

Summer of research

August 14, 2017

Our latest Newscenter series showcases a cross-section of summer research conducted by undergraduates at Rochester and beyond.

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Down to the wire for Team Meliora in $1M competition

Down to the wire for Team Meliora in $1M competition

August 10, 2017

The four 2017 graduates on Team Meliora are days away from learning if their project to build refugee housing from recycled plastic bricks will go from wildcard winner to finalist in the Hult Prize.

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Ten tips for incoming students

Ten tips for incoming students

August 7, 2017

You’ve moved into your residence hall, met your roommate, memorized your class schedule, and found the dining halls. . . . Now what? Students and staff members offer tips to help adjust to college life.

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