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The miss heard ’round the world

The miss heard ’round the world

March 30, 2016

As winner of the national State Farm Assist of the Year Award, Sam Borst-Smith will fly to Houston on Thursday morning, and his unlikely play will be shown to the crowd at NRG Stadium that evening.

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Two students receive Davis Projects for Peace grant

Two students receive Davis Projects for Peace grant

March 28, 2016

A sophomore and freshman at the University of Rochester hope to encourage a new generation of their fellow Rwandans to remember the lessons of their country’s horrific genocide two decades ago.

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Oh, baby: Senior is student by day, doula by night

Oh, baby: Senior is student by day, doula by night

March 22, 2016

For many college-age women, the idea of birth and pregnancy is a remote concept to be thought of much further down along the line. But for SeQuoia Kemp ’16, the labor room is like a second home. The Health, Policy, and Society major is a doula, a trained birthing coach who helps women in labor have an easier and less stressful birth experience.

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Paralympian brings lessons of resilience

Paralympian brings lessons of resilience

March 17, 2016

Legendary skier Chris Waddell, the most decorated paralympian in history—with 13 Paralympic Games medals in sit-skiing and wheelchair track racing—will speak at River Campus on Monday, March 21.

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Sam Borst-Smith wins State Farm “Assist Of The Year” competition

Sam Borst-Smith wins State Farm “Assist Of The Year” competition

March 10, 2016

Sam Borst-Smith’s intentionally missed free throw and assist along with the shot made by teammate Mack Montague at the end of UR’s February 7th overtime victory over the University of Chicago earned Borst-Smith the title.

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EcoReps help launch grant-funded plastic bag recycling campaign

EcoReps help launch grant-funded plastic bag recycling campaign

March 3, 2016

Rochester is one of four New York colleges and universities to receive a grant to fund innovative environmental projects as part of the College Council Grant Program.

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March Madness and the ‘Princes of the Palestra’

March Madness and the ‘Princes of the Palestra’

March 3, 2016

As the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament begins today, take a look back to the Yellowjackets’ 1990 Division III national championship and see where some of the players are today.

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Urban League president to students: ‘Activism is a mindset’

Urban League president to students: ‘Activism is a mindset’

March 1, 2016

Before delivering the University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address, Marc Morial took some time to speak with students at the Douglass Leadership House about activism, race, and the keys to leading a successful life.

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Students organize national summit to unite black college leaders

Students organize national summit to unite black college leaders

February 29, 2016

Student organizers of the first Joint Collegiate Black Student Summit hope to create a national forum and network for developing solutions to problems facing the black community on college campuses.

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Women’s basketball to host NCAA playoffs

Women’s basketball to host NCAA playoffs

February 29, 2016

The Yellowjackets will make their return to the NCAA Division III playoffs this Friday and Saturday when Rochester hosts a four-team pod in the first and second rounds of the tournament.

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