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Office of Minority Student Affairs celebrates seniors

Office of Minority Student Affairs celebrates seniors

June 4, 2018

Graduating students celebrate following the recent 45th annual senior dinner honoring the Class of 2018 and highlighting OMSA’s role as an anchor for many undergraduate students of color during their time at Rochester. (University of Rochester photo / Crystal Cusimano-Figueroa)

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Singer Family Awards honor extraordinary high school teachers

Singer Family Awards honor extraordinary high school teachers

May 24, 2018

Each year, seniors in the College are invited to nominate a high school teacher who has made a lasting impact on the personal and academic growth of their students. Meet the Singer Family Prize winners for 2018.

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Commencement 2018

Commencement 2018

May 18, 2018

“This University has provided some of the finest scholarship, finest teaching, greatest health care centers, and the most outstanding science the world has ever known,” said President Richard Feldman. “And you are now prepared to be part of the next chapter.”

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Rochester’s first Posse Foundation cohort set to graduate

Rochester’s first Posse Foundation cohort set to graduate

May 17, 2018

Nine of the seniors graduating with the Class of 2018 came to Rochester from Washington, D.C., in 2014 via the Posse Foundation, which identifies high school students with extraordinary academic potential.

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The ethics of autonomous vehicles

The ethics of autonomous vehicles

May 16, 2018

As a computer science major minoring in philosophy, Josh Pachter was ideally suited for developing concepts for programming self-driving cars that behave ethically. His idea: create ethical machines through a process similar to how we raise children.

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Graduates share messages to honor parents, families

Graduates share messages to honor parents, families

May 16, 2018

Each year, the Office of Parent and Family Relations invites seniors to pen a note to honor their parents and families. We share a small sampling of messages from the Class of 2018 here.

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7 things I’ve learned outside the classroom

7 things I’ve learned outside the classroom

May 15, 2018

Joshua Hill ’18, a political science and English dual major from Penfield, New York, shares some of the knowledge he’s gathered as a student at Rochester.

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Dear Class of 2018: A message from the senior class council

Dear Class of 2018: A message from the senior class council

May 15, 2018

Four years ago, as we sat together as a class on the quad during Convocation, none of us could have imagined how many experiences, challenges, and opportunities we would find over the course of our time here.

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An improbable route to Rochester, then Harvard

An improbable route to Rochester, then Harvard

May 15, 2018

Growing up in Los Angeles, Matthew Lyskawa ’18 saw no purpose in school. But a teacher saw a spark and lit the fire that set Lyskawa on his journey, first to community college, then Rochester, and now to begin a doctoral program in philosophy at Harvard.

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