RSSStudent Life

Five Rochester students earn NSF research fellowships

Five Rochester students earn NSF research fellowships

May 13, 2014

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.

Continue Reading

“And the Rocky goes to”

“And the Rocky goes to”

May 8, 2014

Each spring, the Office of the Dean of Students and the Rochester Center for Community Leadership recognize undergraduate students and organizations that have made significant contributions to campus life. This year’s “Rockys” went to 20 undergraduates and two student organizations.

Continue Reading

Festival brings student films to the big screen

Festival brings student films to the big screen

May 6, 2014

A diverse group of 19 student films was presented at the University’s 9th annual Gollin Film Festival on Wednesday, May 1, with the top films winning $1,200 in cash prizes.

Continue Reading

Engineering students to showcase innovative solutions to real-world problems

Engineering students to showcase innovative solutions to real-world problems

May 1, 2014

Medical devices, a small wind turbine, a motion-sensing robot, and even a re-designed lava lamp. These are some of the engineering solutions on display at the Hajim School Design Day on Friday, May 2.

Continue Reading

Hack to the future: Rochester’s first 24-hour hackathon

Hack to the future: Rochester’s first 24-hour hackathon

April 18, 2014

Computer programming is often a solitary endeavor. But humans are inherently social creatures. So how do you engage a group of programmers in a way that’s fun and productive? Answer: RocHack.

Continue Reading

‘Levels 2 Success’ a guide to college for young, minority males

‘Levels 2 Success’ a guide to college for young, minority males

April 17, 2014

Nearly 40 minority male high school students from the Rochester City School District will participate in the symposium, organized by the Minority Male Leadership Association.

Continue Reading

Can’t touch this: One day, two no-hitters

Can’t touch this: One day, two no-hitters

April 14, 2014

Freshmen Eleni Wechsler and David Strandberg both pitched no-hitters on Sunday. Wechsler’s outing extended the softball team’s winning streak to eight in a row, and Strandberg’s was the first no-hitter in University of Rochester baseball history.

Continue Reading

Not your average run

Not your average run

April 10, 2014

As a graduating senior, eating a Garbage Plate at the original Nick Tahou’s was high on Alayna Callanan’s bucket list. How better to do it than by participating in Sigma Phi Epsilon’s 11th annual Nick Tahou’s Run?

Continue Reading