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Rochester Youth Year fellows honored for their service

Rochester Youth Year fellows honored for their service

January 28, 2016

Five graduating seniors were honored for their service this year in local organizations serving needs ranging from at-risk youth to community schooling.

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Comedian, <em>Office</em> co-star B.J. Novak to perform at Winterfest

Comedian, Office co-star B.J. Novak to perform at Winterfest

January 26, 2016

Comedian B.J. Novak, best known for his role on The Office where he also served as a writer and producer, headlines Winterfest on Saturday, Jan. 30.

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Digital media team reaches round of 32 in Student Startup Madness tournament

Digital media team reaches round of 32 in Student Startup Madness tournament

January 19, 2016

A company run by four seniors has reached the final 32 of Student Startup Madness, a national collegiate competition for digital media startups. More than 100 teams applied.
The company is called “thinc.” and features a website that displays the front pages of college newspapers across the country.

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Varsity athletes are sweating it out before sunrise

Varsity athletes are sweating it out before sunrise

December 9, 2015

By the time their 9 o’clock class starts, many student athletes have already been awake for hours. How do they manage the early-morning practices in the nocturnal world of college?

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As Phi Beta Kappa turns 239, we honor our Fabulous 15

As Phi Beta Kappa turns 239, we honor our Fabulous 15

December 3, 2015

Founded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa invites for induction outstanding students at America’s leading colleges and universities. This year, 15 Rochester students were named Phi Beta Kappans.

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Students demand better racial climate at the University

Students demand better racial climate at the University

November 20, 2015

About 150 students and supporters marched peacefully across the River Campus on Friday to demand that “the University of Rochester’s administration implement immediate and lasting changes that will reduce intolerable acts of racism that students of color endure at our University.”

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Sister act: Twins unite in longterm fight against diabetes

Sister act: Twins unite in longterm fight against diabetes

November 13, 2015

Mary Bucklin ’16 founded the University’s chapter of the College Diabetes Network after her twin sister Hannah — who has type 1 diabetes — started the chapter at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Supporting veterans at Rochester

Supporting veterans at Rochester

November 10, 2015

Many veteran students and their families face unique challenges when navigating both the educational and governmental systems. The University’s Veterans Alliance and Veteran and Military Family Services Office work to provide the support that veteran students, staff, faculty, and families need.

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Alum’s hoop dreams come true against Kobe, Lakers

Alum’s hoop dreams come true against Kobe, Lakers

October 22, 2015

Former University All-American John DiBartolomeo ’13 took on Kobe Bryant and the rest of the legendary Los Angeles Lakers in an exhibition game with his Israeli Premier League team Maccabi Haifa at the Staples Center last week.

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