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Congratulations to 2016-17 student national award winners

Congratulations to 2016-17 student national award winners

May 11, 2017

Each year, University of Rochester students earn awards and scholarships in recognition of their academic achievements. We are proud to highlight several of this year’s recipients as they prepare to make the world ever better.

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Rochester among elite finishers in ‘math marathon‘

Rochester among elite finishers in ‘math marathon‘

May 10, 2017

The University’s team placed 15th out of 415 registered teams in the 2016 William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, the preeminent undergraduate mathematics competition in North America.

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Jones receives Royal Society of Chemistry award

Jones receives Royal Society of Chemistry award

May 9, 2017

University of Rochester chemistry researcher for honored for discovering new methods for converting hydrocarbons into chemicals found in useful, everyday products.

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Eastman musicians win <em>DownBeat</em> student awards

Eastman musicians win DownBeat student awards

May 2, 2017

The Eastman New Jazz Ensemble and Eastman School of Music students Theresa Chen, George Darrah, and Jon Rarick have received DownBeat honors in the magazine’s 40th annual Student Awards competition.

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Owen Broder selected as inaugural Eastman/ArtistShare New Artist

Owen Broder selected as inaugural Eastman/ArtistShare New Artist

May 1, 2017

The saxophonist/composer is the first new artist to be announced under the partnership, designed to recognize and support the career and artistic development of exceptional Eastman students and alumni.

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134 University undergraduates named Phi Beta Kappa

134 University undergraduates named Phi Beta Kappa

April 28, 2017

Founded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa invites for induction the most outstanding students at America’s leading colleges and universities. Membership is by invitation only, and students are selected by faculty members who are members of the society.

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Top University students to be honored at annual Student Life Awards

Top University students to be honored at annual Student Life Awards

April 20, 2017

The awards, also known as “the Rockys,” are divided into Individual Leadership Awards and Student Organization and Programming Awards. Students are nominated by faculty, staff, and peers.

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Staff recognized for outstanding service

Staff recognized for outstanding service

April 17, 2017

Andrea Clarke of the Center for Community Health is among the several outstanding staff members honored this year for their significant and longstanding contributions to the University and to the Rochester community.

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Projects for Peace grant winners to help expand voter turnout in Liberia

Projects for Peace grant winners to help expand voter turnout in Liberia

April 13, 2017

For one week in July, Emmanuel Gweamee ’20 and Aime Laurent Twizerimana ’20 will visit the Liberian capital of Monrovia to teach voting-age young people with disabilities about their civic responsibilities, with the help of a Davis Projects for Peace grant worth $10,000.

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Tarek Yamout ’17 named University’s Student Employee of the Year

Tarek Yamout ’17 named University’s Student Employee of the Year

April 12, 2017

He was among 24 nominees who were honored in a ceremony Wednesday afternoon in Schlegel Hall. Yamout was chosen by a committee of nomination readers who represented all University campuses.

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