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Summer of research

Summer of research

August 14, 2017

Our latest Newscenter series showcases a cross-section of summer research conducted by undergraduates at Rochester and beyond.

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Down to the wire for Team Meliora in $1M competition

Down to the wire for Team Meliora in $1M competition

August 10, 2017

The four 2017 graduates on Team Meliora are days away from learning if their project to build refugee housing from recycled plastic bricks will go from wildcard winner to finalist in the Hult Prize.

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Ten tips for incoming students

Ten tips for incoming students

August 7, 2017

You’ve moved into your residence hall, met your roommate, memorized your class schedule, and found the dining halls. . . . Now what? Students and staff members offer tips to help adjust to college life.

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High school students complete Upward Bound summer program

High school students complete Upward Bound summer program

August 3, 2017

Seventy high school students from the Rochester City School District took part in the annual Upward Bound academic summer showcase, presenting the results of their six-week research projects.

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A snapshot of student organizations

A snapshot of student organizations

August 2, 2017

There are 282 student organizations at the College, with 18 new ones added in the last year alone.

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Student follows liquid metal flow to build a better battery

Student follows liquid metal flow to build a better battery

August 1, 2017

Meghan Patrick ’18 has spent her summer studying the use of liquid metal batteries on a scale large enough to power entire cities in conjunction with solar and wind power. Patrick is helping the lab figure out where to place ultrasound probes that can capture detailed measurements of how fluids flow in those batteries and how that affects their performance.

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It’s one community for Kearns summer researchers

It’s one community for Kearns summer researchers

July 28, 2017

In their labs, the 61 Kearns Center summer researchers work among one another, and in their dorms they live among one another, forming tight friendships that will be vital as they move on to graduate school and professional careers.

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Summertime is prime time for undergraduate research

Summertime is prime time for undergraduate research

July 27, 2017

What’s true for many faculty members is also true for college students. There’s no better time than summer—away from coursework and distractions of the school year—to take a deep dive into research.

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Shared values: The Year of Respect

Shared values: The Year of Respect

July 27, 2017

Since fall 2011, the Communal Principles Project has highlighted one of six principles each academic year: respect, responsibility, honesty, inclusion, fairness, and freedom.

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