In terms of individual success, Rochester enjoyed one of its finest seasons this year. A total of 16 student-athletes earned All-America honors for their achievements, representing soccer, squash, swimming, diving, golf, rowing, and softball.
Thirteenth-ranked St. Thomas scored four runs apiece in the first and second innings and went on to defeat the University of Rochester, 9-1, in an elimination game of the NCAA Division III Softball Championships on Friday afternoon. With the loss, Rochester was knocked out of the double-elimination tournament. The Yellowjackets finished the season at 32-14.
The fellowship, which is part of a federally sponsored program, provides up to three years of graduate study support for students pursing doctoral or research-based master’s degrees.
Each spring, the Office of the Dean of Students and the Rochester Center for Community Leadership recognize undergraduate students and organizations that have made significant contributions to campus life. This year’s “Rockys” went to 20 undergraduates and two student organizations.
Medical devices, a small wind turbine, a motion-sensing robot, and even a re-designed lava lamp. These are some of the engineering solutions on display at the Hajim School Design Day on Friday, May 2.
This summer Rochester students John Dawson ’13/T5’14 and Katherine Wegman ’15, will spend two months in Cape Town, South Africa, building a new community center for residents of Egoli, a squatter community on the outskirts of Cape Town.