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Sister act: Twins unite in longterm fight against diabetes

Sister act: Twins unite in longterm fight against diabetes

November 13, 2015

Mary Bucklin ’16 founded the University’s chapter of the College Diabetes Network after her twin sister Hannah — who has type 1 diabetes — started the chapter at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Supporting veterans at Rochester

Supporting veterans at Rochester

November 10, 2015

Many veteran students and their families face unique challenges when navigating both the educational and governmental systems. The University’s Veterans Alliance and Veteran and Military Family Services Office work to provide the support that veteran students, staff, faculty, and families need.

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Alum’s hoop dreams come true against Kobe, Lakers

Alum’s hoop dreams come true against Kobe, Lakers

October 22, 2015

Former University All-American John DiBartolomeo ’13 took on Kobe Bryant and the rest of the legendary Los Angeles Lakers in an exhibition game with his Israeli Premier League team Maccabi Haifa at the Staples Center last week.

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Sophomore shares 10 ‘life lessons’ learned during freshman year

Sophomore shares 10 ‘life lessons’ learned during freshman year

October 12, 2015

International Relations major Jackie Powell encourages this year’s incoming class to try new things, perform random acts of kindness … and don’t let that laundry pile up.

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On your marks, get set … hack

On your marks, get set … hack

September 17, 2015

With just 36 hours to invent a new app, Thomas Pinella ’18 and Dylan Wadler ’18 took first place with Message in a Bottle at RocHack’s second annual hackathon.

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Summer at sea puts mechanical engineering student in pilot’s seat

Summer at sea puts mechanical engineering student in pilot’s seat

September 14, 2015

Wendy Snyder’s typical day this past summer might seem mundane at first glance. Rise at 7 a.m. Work eight hours. Pilot remote operating vehicle 4,000 meters below the Pacific Ocean.

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Garnish Scholars set the pace

Garnish Scholars set the pace

September 14, 2015

On Saturday, the University will honor 10 elite student-athletes – from 10 different sports – as the 2015 Garnish Scholars are introduced at halftime of the football team’s home opener against Alfred State.

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First day is in the books

First day is in the books

August 31, 2015

The River Campus was filled with lots of chatter as friendships were renewed – or forged. It was the first day of college for some, and the first day of the final year for others.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Wilson Day and George Eastman Day of Service

PHOTO GALLERY: Wilson Day and George Eastman Day of Service

August 28, 2015

This year nearly 1,500 freshmen went out into the community to bond as a class, learn about the important work being done by organizations in their new home town, and volunteer to help.

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UR FOOT offers wilderness welcome for freshmen

UR FOOT offers wilderness welcome for freshmen

August 27, 2015

As part of a pre-orientation program, incoming freshmen bond during outing treks throughout Upstate New York’s wilderness.

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