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For future social worker, Rochester is a place to thrive

For future social worker, Rochester is a place to thrive

May 4, 2018

The senior from Warner Robins, Georgia, has crammed a lot into four years of college, and Kat Bakrania is not done learning. “When I graduate, I’m going to leave here with some really solid friendships and some amazing experiences.”

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‘Groundbreaking and transformative’ work at Undergraduate Research Expo

‘Groundbreaking and transformative’ work at Undergraduate Research Expo

May 3, 2018

“It’s students crossing boundaries between disciplines, asking questions, and coming up with innovative and exciting answers to the challenges that face us in the contemporary world.”

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Six Rochester students accept prestigious Fulbright grants

Six Rochester students accept prestigious Fulbright grants

May 3, 2018

Six University of Rochester students are heading to Kenya, Belgium, Malaysia, South Korea, Laos, and Russia as 2018-19 Fulbright scholars.

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107 University students newest members of Phi Beta Kappa

107 University students newest members of Phi Beta Kappa

April 30, 2018

Rochester’s latest members of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honor society will be formally inducted in a noon ceremony on Saturday.

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Chem-E-Car team moves up in the pack

Chem-E-Car team moves up in the pack

April 30, 2018

A team of chemical engineering students from Rochester, in their second year building and competing with a vehicle powered only by chemical reactions, held their own against 20 other teams at this year’s American Institute of Chemical Engineers regional conference.

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Six Rochester students receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Six Rochester students receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

April 27, 2018

Four undergraduates and two graduate students have been selected to receive National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, providing support for US students pursuing graduate degrees in STEM fields.

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Flying high: UR Thestrals win US Quidditch Cup

Flying high: UR Thestrals win US Quidditch Cup

April 27, 2018

Meet the UR Thestrals, the first team from the northeast to take home the national championship in Quidditch. The sport inspired by Harry Potter is played with real athleticism by hundreds of all-gender teams across the country.

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Celebrating student employees of the year

Celebrating student employees of the year

April 20, 2018

Luke Meyerson ’18 and Blake Harriman ’16, ’18W (MS) — student workers in the Department of Political Science and the Medical Center’s Edward G. Miner Library, respectively — are 2018 student employees of the year.

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