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Meet student leaders behind ‘We’re Better Than That’

Meet student leaders behind ‘We’re Better Than That’

March 17, 2017

As the University’s anti-racism campaign prepares to host a series of discussions marking the United Nations’ annual International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, meet the students who help shape the committee’s platform and mission.

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Take Five Scholars pursue variety of course programs

Take Five Scholars pursue variety of course programs

March 13, 2017

The Take Five Scholars Program, unique to the University, will provide an additional year of academic study, tuition-free, to the 35 student selected in the most recent round of admissions.

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Engineering students can now go abroad through Global E³

Engineering students can now go abroad through Global E³

March 9, 2017

Membership in this international exchange organization makes it more seamless for engineering students to take a semester abroad while continuing with their program of study.

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Students reflect as actors, and as millennials

Students reflect as actors, and as millennials

March 9, 2017

Cast members—who are the same age as the characters in the play That Poor Girl and How He Killed Her—reflect on the performance with the eyes of actors, but also as millennials.

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University students finish strong in Hult Prize competition

University students finish strong in Hult Prize competition

March 7, 2017

A team of University engineering students was among six finalists at the Hult Prize regionals. The team’s startup company, Meliora Homes, will build homes for refugees from recycled plastics.

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19 University students among Fulbright semifinalists

19 University students among Fulbright semifinalists

March 3, 2017

The grant allows college graduates the chance to pursue advanced studies, conduct research, and teach English language and U.S. culture abroad.

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Student wins statewide award for community service

Student wins statewide award for community service

March 3, 2017

“Everything I do is geared toward education and youth, education and youth—that’s where my passion lies” says Crystal Colon ’17, one of 10 recipients of the Independent Sector Student Community Service Award.

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Joint Collegiate Black Student Summit unites campus leaders

Joint Collegiate Black Student Summit unites campus leaders

March 2, 2017

Rochester mayor Lovely Warren will join speakers and activists at the second annual Joint Collegiate Black Student Summit on Friday. The event brings together black student leaders from colleges in the Rochester, Buffalo, and Syracuse areas.

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Student athletes find big wins in big data

Student athletes find big wins in big data

February 27, 2017

From field hockey to football, teams rely on statistics to evaluate players, opponents, and strategy. “What we have now is so much better than just a few years ago,” says men’s basketball coach Luke Flockerzi. “I can’t imagine what’s in store in the years ahead.”

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Data science for a better planet

Data science for a better planet

February 24, 2017

One of the first Rochester students to graduate with a BA in data science, Ulrik Soderstrom ’16, ’17 (MS) is combining his love of math and computers with a passion for environmental sustainability and renewables.

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