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ArtAwake 2017: A look back

ArtAwake 2017: A look back

April 10, 2017

ArtAwake, a mix of art, music, food, and family fun in one setting, marked its 10th anniversary this year with an art “happening” held in Rettner Hall. This is the first time ArtAwake has been held on campus.

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Career Center announces inaugural Gwennies Award winners

Career Center announces inaugural Gwennies Award winners

April 7, 2017

Hosted by the Gwen M. Greene Career & Internship Center, the awards honor student organizations and partners who exemplify the center’s values—respect, collaboration, diversity and inclusion, betterment, and purpose.

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University students, youth farmers collaborate for food justice

University students, youth farmers collaborate for food justice

April 3, 2017

Students enrolled in a new course in Food Justice & Social Practice combine urban farming, food security, and socially engaged art.

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Students win scholarships to New York State Summer Writers Institute

Students win scholarships to New York State Summer Writers Institute

March 30, 2017

Aaron Banks ’18 and Julianne McAdams ’17 have won scholarships to the highly competitive program of workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.

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Career Center using data to connect students, employers

Career Center using data to connect students, employers

March 23, 2017

By tracking data on job placement, salaries, and location, students can “go online and see that, just because you have an English degree or a psychology degree, it doesn’t mean you have to work for a certain company.”

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Wilson Quad goes dark for Earth Hour

Wilson Quad goes dark for Earth Hour

March 23, 2017

When the clock strikes 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, iconic international venues such as Times Square, the Sydney Opera House, and the Taj Mahal all will become dark. So, too, will the River Campus’s Wilson Quad.

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What it means to {codelikeagirl}

What it means to {codelikeagirl}

March 20, 2017

In 2010 the computer science department’s graduating class of 20 students included only one woman. This year, the expected graduating class of 119 students will be 34 percent female—double the national average.

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Meet student leaders behind ‘We’re Better Than That’

Meet student leaders behind ‘We’re Better Than That’

March 17, 2017

As the University’s anti-racism campaign prepares to host a series of discussions marking the United Nations’ annual International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, meet the students who help shape the committee’s platform and mission.

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Take Five Scholars pursue variety of course programs

Take Five Scholars pursue variety of course programs

March 13, 2017

The Take Five Scholars Program, unique to the University, will provide an additional year of academic study, tuition-free, to the 35 student selected in the most recent round of admissions.

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