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Gap year leads budding writer to Rochester

Gap year leads budding writer to Rochester

August 30, 2018

After graduating from high school, Olivia Alger ’22 decided college could wait. She worked in a hotel, taught refugee children in France, and wrote for a literary magazine. Now she joins the Class of 2022.

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From Rochester to the world: Local student shares international focus

From Rochester to the world: Local student shares international focus

August 29, 2018

Lucy Farnham ’22 took her first Spanish class in seventh grade, and it was love at first syllable. The Rochester native joins the Class of 2022 as a Spanish major, is thinking of adding Japanese, and is considering a career in the US Foreign Service.

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Four years after picking up viola, dreaming big at Eastman

Four years after picking up viola, dreaming big at Eastman

August 28, 2018

“I want to win competitions, perform in famous halls under major conductors, and show the world my heart through my craft,” says first-year viola performance major Adrain Jackson. “I want to be great.”

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Students venture into Rochester for Wilson Day, Eastman Day of Service

Students venture into Rochester for Wilson Day, Eastman Day of Service

August 27, 2018

They set up school classrooms, played with children, cleaned senior living centers, served meals, and performed yardwork at more than 80 organizations around Rochester as part of the annual day of service for first-year students.

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‘This is literally the place that saved my life’

‘This is literally the place that saved my life’

August 23, 2018

Befikadu Mekonnen ’22 is 7,000 miles from home and hasn’t seen his family in two years. But the Ethiopia native and cancer survivor feels at peace at the University of Rochester, where he’ll begin classes next week as a biomedical engineering major.

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The Class of ’22 arrives on campus

The Class of ’22 arrives on campus

August 22, 2018

Nearly 800 first-year College students moved onto the River Campus on Wednesday, joining another 120 students who arrived at the Eastman School of Music.

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‘Full circle’: Triplets born at Strong join Class of 2022

‘Full circle’: Triplets born at Strong join Class of 2022

August 21, 2018

At 11 weeks premature, Matthew, Nicole, and Robert Gelb weighed a combined 6.3 pounds and spent three months at Strong’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. This month, 19 years later, they will enroll at the University of Rochester as part of the Class of 2022—literally across the street from where they were born.

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Students’ Association leaders look ahead to new year

Students’ Association leaders look ahead to new year

August 16, 2018

We’re excited to welcome the Class of 2022 to our community this fall! We can’t wait for you to discover and enjoy all that this University has to offer.

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