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American Elections class zeroes in on Clinton, Trump matchup

American Elections class zeroes in on Clinton, Trump matchup

November 4, 2016

As a freshman, Skylar Cerbone ’20 normally wouldn’t take Lynda Powell’s intermediate course, American Elections, this fall. But Cerbone didn’t want to wait. “It’s a presidential election year,” the political science major says. “I had to take this class now. It’s too important not to.”

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Disability Awareness Campaign spreads understanding of differences, resources

Disability Awareness Campaign spreads understanding of differences, resources

November 1, 2016

The campaign highlights the services available to University community members who every day cope with a disability or have a special accessibility need.

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Among University students, political engagement takes different forms

Among University students, political engagement takes different forms

November 1, 2016

According to a national study, Rochester students voted in the 2012 presidential election at a similar rate to the national average — at around 42 percent. This year, students share their students of how they have become engaged in what for most will be their first political contest.

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Valev Laube ’18: Creativity across media

Valev Laube ’18: Creativity across media

October 27, 2016

Since he arrived, Laube’s picked up violin, honed graphic design skills, and actively participated in several cultural groups. “Rochester works for me,” he says.

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University funds undergraduate research globally

University funds undergraduate research globally

October 20, 2016

Each summer the University allocates thousands of dollars to enable to students to conduct research here or abroad—independently, in a lab, or under the guidance of a professor.

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University sponsoring community-focused lecture series

University sponsoring community-focused lecture series

October 19, 2016

A new lecture and community conversation series, to be held at Brue Coffee on Genesee Street, aims to bring students and the community together for topical conversation.

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Meet the newest Admissions counselors

Meet the newest Admissions counselors

October 7, 2016

The University’s six new admissions counselors come from Rochester, Ohio, Florida, New York City—and Jamaica. All six were hired this summer over hundreds who applied. Their task? To find the next group of exceptional University students.

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Final voter registration drives scheduled on River Campus

Final voter registration drives scheduled on River Campus

October 3, 2016

The deadline to register in the state of New York for next month’s election is October 14.

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‘Reinvented Douglass’ new hub of student life

‘Reinvented Douglass’ new hub of student life

September 27, 2016

The Frederick Douglass Building officially re-opens this week after a complete renovation of the iconic 79,000-square-foot space. “I feel like I’m in a different building,” says Laura Ballou ’97, director of the Campus Center.

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