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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.

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‘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.

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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.

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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?

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Creating safe campuses focus of sexual assault conference

Creating safe campuses focus of sexual assault conference

March 31, 2014

A series of lectures and workshops will examine how to prevent and respond to gender violence on college campuses during the Sexual Assault Awareness Conference.

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Students present their ‘wicked smaht’ research

Students present their ‘wicked smaht’ research

March 25, 2014

This semester, Yanhan Ren ’14, Sarah Joseph ’14, Nirlipta Panda ’14, and Harris Weber 1’5 traveled to Boston to attend the National Collegiate Research Conference at Harvard to share their research on molecular genetics, neuroscience, and cell biology.

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Time to make a splash: Seven head to Indy

Time to make a splash: Seven head to Indy

March 17, 2014

Junior and Liberty League women’s swimmer of the year Lauren Bailey (above) will join six of her Yellowjackets teammates at the NCAA Division III National Swimming and Diving Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana from March 19-22.

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Kearns Center builds national model for of success

Kearns Center builds national model for of success

March 12, 2014

LaFleur Stephens ’02 teaches at Princeton. And Rochester’s Kearns Center is working to make sure more students follow her footsteps.

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Eastman saxophonists to compete a national conference

Eastman saxophonists to compete a national conference

March 11, 2014

Eastman Saxophone Project, created in 2010 as a conductor-less saxophone ensemble will compete at the North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA) Conference at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Student network praised as model of community leadership

Student network praised as model of community leadership

March 3, 2014

Noted by Washington Monthly and the National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs, the Rochester Center for Community Leadership (RCCL) encourages involvement in service, political activities, and social and cultural life in and around Rochester.

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