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Say it in ALL CAPS: Hats off to the Class of 2017

Say it in ALL CAPS: Hats off to the Class of 2017

May 18, 2017

One of the newer Senior Week traditions is cap decorating in Hirst Lounge. Stickers, glue, glitter and other crafty supplies are provided by Wilson Commons Student Activities; students add creativity, sentimentality, and humor to taste.

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Seniors in social sciences take on big policy questions

Seniors in social sciences take on big policy questions

May 18, 2017

In their senior capstone projects, students take on original research on topics as varied as housing policy in South Africa and campaign spending in the United States.

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Rochester’s first dance major choreographs her story

Rochester’s first dance major choreographs her story

May 18, 2017

Through the Program of Dance and Movement, Caitlyn Gilmore ’17 says “I was able to explore this creative side that I had previously left untouched.”

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Dear Class of 2017: A message from the senior class council

Dear Class of 2017: A message from the senior class council

May 16, 2017

The last time our entire class came together was in August of our freshman year for convocation. Now, four years later, we will all come together one last time in May for our commencement.

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Givens, Madhu, Rizzo earn SA Professor of Year honors

Givens, Madhu, Rizzo earn SA Professor of Year honors

May 16, 2017

Three faculty members have been named Students’ Association Government’s Professor of the Year in their respective fields of humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences and engineering.

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Undergraduate students present projects during ‘momentous week to celebrate research’

Undergraduate students present projects during ‘momentous week to celebrate research’

May 15, 2017

In the week running up to last month’s Marches for Science, students presented the results of their own projects at the annual Undergraduate Research Exposition.

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Congratulations to 2016-17 student national award winners

Congratulations to 2016-17 student national award winners

May 11, 2017

Each year, University of Rochester students earn awards and scholarships in recognition of their academic achievements. We are proud to highlight several of this year’s recipients as they prepare to make the world ever better.

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A sprinter’s marathon

A sprinter’s marathon

May 11, 2017

Yellowjacket athlete Laura Lockard ’17 returned this spring for her final season as a key member of the track and field team. A fateful discovery during a voluntary study nearly knocked her off her stride, but Lockard, a microbiology major from Sayre, Pennsylvania, was determined to “make the best of everything” in her life.

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Rochester among elite finishers in ‘math marathon‘

Rochester among elite finishers in ‘math marathon‘

May 10, 2017

The University’s team placed 15th out of 415 registered teams in the 2016 William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, the preeminent undergraduate mathematics competition in North America.

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