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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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Take a bite out of Rochester

Take a bite out of Rochester

September 26, 2016

Student foodie Rebecca Block ’18 presents a guide to eating well — and on the cheap — in Rochester this fall. The paninis and cider flights at Muller’s Cider House (above) are a favorite, along with new College Town eateries and well-remembered classics like Nick Tahou’s and Jay’s Diner.

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Federal grants recognize University’s programs for underserved students

Federal grants recognize University’s programs for underserved students

September 21, 2016

Two National Science Foundation grants expand the reach of programs that engage underrepresented minority, low-income, and first-generation students in science and engineering.

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Martino and Floto: Meet the new Students’ Association president, vice president

Martino and Floto: Meet the new Students’ Association president, vice president

September 19, 2016

The student leaders talk about the major issues on campus, their hobbies and pet peeves, and their goals for the coming year and life after Rochester.

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Building a better tutor

Building a better tutor

September 1, 2016

Thomas Downey ’16 wanted to help his fellow college students become better tutors for kids in the Rochester City School District. So he used his KEY year to design a new two-credit course to do just that.

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