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Effecting change, one Urban Fellow at a time

Effecting change, one Urban Fellow at a time

July 25, 2014

Mayor Lovely Warren will recognize the Urban Fellows for their work in a variety of service projects, from marketing health programs and planning events for youth to fostering community and connecting businesses with vacant storefronts.

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Rochester students recognized for civic engagement

July 23, 2014

A closing ceremony for five Rochester Youth Year Fellows and 17 Rochester Urban Fellows is scheduled for Wednesday, July 30, in City Hall. The Fellows—22 undergraduates and recent college graduates from Rochester-area colleges—have spent from 10 weeks up to a year engaging in service projects and learning about urban issues in and around Rochester.

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Rochester grad recipient of Rotary Global Grant Scholarship

Rochester grad recipient of Rotary Global Grant Scholarship

July 23, 2014

The first Rochester graduate to earn this scholarship, Jordan Shapiro ’14 will use the grant to pursue a master’s degree at Aberystwyth University in Wales.

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Mock trial concludes Youth Legislative Session for Latino students

Mock trial concludes Youth Legislative Session for Latino students

July 15, 2014

150 high school students from across the country are gathered in Rochester this week for the National Hispanic Institute’s Lorenzo de Zavala Youth Legislative Session (LDZ). Students will debate policies related to education, social inequality, and economics, among other topics.

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Six Rochester students headed abroad through research, language grants

June 25, 2014

This summer, six University of Rochester students will travel abroad through two nationally competitive scholarships, the Critical Language Scholarship and the DAAD-RISE Scholarship program. This year’s scholarship recipients will study at universities in Russia and Germany.

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Two Rochester students head to Eastern Europe through Humanitarian Fellowship

Two Rochester students head to Eastern Europe through Humanitarian Fellowship

June 25, 2014

Rochester graduates Lendsey Achudi ’14 and Jonathan Johnson ’14 have been named 2014 Humanity in Action (HIA) fellows and will study the protection of the rights of minorities in Poland and Germany, respectively.

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Rochester student selected as Whitaker International Fellow

Rochester student selected as Whitaker International Fellow

June 25, 2014

Amanda Chen ’14 has been selected to participate in the 2014-15 Whitaker International Fellows program. The program sends young biomedical engineers anywhere outside the United States or Canada to pursue academic or scientific research, Chen will use her fellowship to pursue a master’s degree at the University of Cambridge in the UK.

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