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Festival Highlights Student Filmmakers

Festival Highlights Student Filmmakers

May 15, 2013

A diverse group of 12 student films were presented at the 8th annual Gollin Film Festival on May 1, with the top three films winning $1,000 in cash prizes.

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Students, UR Students Vie in Business Competition

Students, UR Students Vie in Business Competition

May 14, 2013

Aspiring student entrepreneurs presented their business models to a panel of judges during the seventh annual Mark Ain Business Model Competition on May 15, 2013

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10 Questions with John Covach

10 Questions with John Covach

May 13, 2013

With the launch of Professor John Covach’s History of Rock course, the University of Rochester makes it first foray into Massive Open Online Courses.

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Student Awarded $10K to Fund Youth Project

Student Awarded $10K to Fund Youth Project

May 10, 2013

Since she was a senior at Brighton High School, Fatima Bawany ’15 has been looking for ways to inspire the young refugees with whom she volunteers.

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Student to Pursue Grad Study as Beinecke Scholar

Student to Pursue Grad Study as Beinecke Scholar

May 9, 2013

Daniel Gorman Jr. ’14, a double major in history and religion, is one of just 20 recipients chosen from a national pool of applicants.

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Ten Students and Alumni Awarded NSF Fellowships

Ten Students and Alumni Awarded NSF Fellowships

May 8, 2013

e 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.

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Alumna Heads to D.C. as Carnegie Junior Fellow

Alumna Heads to D.C. as Carnegie Junior Fellow

May 8, 2013

Rochester joined the list of participating institutions in 2004, and Katherine Garner is the first candidate to be selected.

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Record Number of Rochester Students Earn Fulbright Grants

Record Number of Rochester Students Earn Fulbright Grants

May 3, 2013

[metaslider id=20546] This year, a record-breaking 11 University of Rochester students and two alums have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Grants to advance their studies, perform research, and teach English abroad while serving as young ambassadors to their host countries. Faculty memberMary Jane Curry at the Warner School of Education was also selected for a Fulbright […]

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Undergrad Earns Goldwater Scholarship

Undergrad Earns Goldwater Scholarship

May 2, 2013

Amanda Chen is 26th Rochester student to be named a Goldwater Scholar since 2000, with six students receiving honorable mentions during this period.

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