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Star athlete brings passion, tenacity to the table

Star athlete brings passion, tenacity to the table

June 2, 2015

Vitraag Mehta ’17 dominates arenas as small as 80 square feet as an athlete in the world of competitive table tennis. This spring, Mehta advanced to the championship round of the National Collegiate Table Tennis Association held in Eau Clair, Wisconsin.

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Students share their winning photos in seventh annual Study Abroad Photo Contest

Students share their winning photos in seventh annual Study Abroad Photo Contest

May 26, 2015

Check out this year’s winning entries from the 215 photos submitted by more than 50 students who took part in academic programs sponsored by the College Center for Study Abroad during 2014.

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Commencement 2015

Commencement 2015

May 17, 2015

Each year during commencement weekend, the University recognizes its graduating students and their families, outstanding faculty and alumni, special guests, and other honorees. From mortarboard decorating to academic processions, enjoy this overview of Commencement 2015.

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Celebrating 2015 student award winners

Celebrating 2015 student award winners

May 14, 2015

Meet some of the Rochester students who have earned national honors and scholarships in recognition of their academic achievements.

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Eastman students earn DownBeat honors

Eastman students earn DownBeat honors

May 8, 2015

Four Eastman School of Music students have been named recipients of 2015 DownBeat Student Music Awards. Garret Reynolds ’16 was recognized for Undergraduate College Outstanding Composition for his work “Our Time.” Brendan Lanighan ’15 was recognized for Undergraduate College Outstanding Arrangement for “Lament.” Graduate students Gabe Condon and Julian Tanaka were named Graduate College Arrangement winners for “In a Sentimental Mood” and “Orbit” (Unless It’s You), respectively.

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Annual Gollin Film Festival showcases student films

Annual Gollin Film Festival showcases student films

May 5, 2015

Aches, a stop-motion animation film by film and media studies major Brynn Wilkins, ’15 took the top prize in the 10th annual Gollin Film Festival, sponsored by the Film and Media Studies Program.

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Four University of Rochester students earn NSF Research Fellowships

Four University of Rochester students earn NSF Research Fellowships

May 1, 2015

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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Something for everyone in College Town

Something for everyone in College Town

April 22, 2015

Euakarn (Som) Liengtiraphan ’17, a student employee from University Communications visited College Town with seniors Joseph Bailey and Christopher Marsh, and offers a sample of what College Town has to offer Rochester students.

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‘The Rockys’ celebrate campus leadership

‘The Rockys’ celebrate campus leadership

April 21, 2015

This year’s Student Life Awards — “The Rockys” — went to 18 undergraduates and 4 student organizations.

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UR Equestrian trots to success

UR Equestrian trots to success

April 3, 2015

Coming out of nowhere, the University’s equestrian team is fresh out of the gates and quickly becoming a well-known competitive force. “Cornell has been, for years, untouchable, and now we’ve shown that we can catch them,” says Sarah Markowitz ’16. “We’ve come close, and even beaten them at some competitions.”

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