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Sixteen reap All-America honors in ’13-14

Sixteen reap All-America honors in ’13-14

June 3, 2014

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.

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Student athlete named Academic All-American

Student athlete named Academic All-American

June 3, 2014

Lauren Bailey has achieved a significant number of swimming honors in three years at the University of Rochester. Now, she has an academic award that is one of the highest that a student-athlete can earn.

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Softball advances to NCAA Championships

Softball advances to NCAA Championships

May 23, 2014

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.

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Commencement 2014

Commencement 2014

May 16, 2014

With three days of ceremonies, activities, and special events marking commencement season, the University recognized graduating students and their families, honored faculty for their teaching, and celebrated the achievements of alumni and other honorees.

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Five Rochester students earn NSF research fellowships

Five Rochester students earn NSF research fellowships

May 13, 2014

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.

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“And the Rocky goes to”

“And the Rocky goes to”

May 8, 2014

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.

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Festival brings student films to the big screen

Festival brings student films to the big screen

May 6, 2014

A diverse group of 19 student films was presented at the University’s 9th annual Gollin Film Festival on Wednesday, May 1, with the top films winning $1,200 in cash prizes.

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Eastman student awarded Fulbright Grant

Eastman student awarded Fulbright Grant

May 6, 2014

Saxophonist Phil Pierick, a doctoral student, will spend the 2014-2015 academic year in Austria studying contemporary music performance practice with Lars Mlekusch at the Konservatorium Wien Privatuniversität in Vienna.

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Engineering students to showcase innovative solutions to real-world problems

Engineering students to showcase innovative solutions to real-world problems

May 1, 2014

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.

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Rochester students to build community center in South Africa

Rochester students to build community center in South Africa

April 21, 2014

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.

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