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The 20 most polite colleges in 2015, according to Grubhub

The 20 most polite colleges in 2015, according to Grubhub

August 20, 2015

Saying “please” and “thank you” can go a long way. In this case, it gets your college ranked as one of the most polite campuses.

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Wanted: a rise in prestige

Wanted: a rise in prestige

April 6, 2015

Andrew S. Ainslie, who became dean of the University of Rochester’s Simon Business School last July, is intent on raising the school in national rankings, and he doesn’t hesitate to say so. “If you don’t have a strategic goal,” he says, “you end up fumbling.”

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School of Nursing ranked in top 30 graduate nursing schools by U.S. News

School of Nursing ranked in top 30 graduate nursing schools by U.S. News

March 10, 2015

The School of Nursing has ascended to a slot among the top 30 graduate nursing schools in the country, according to the 2016 rankings released today by U.S. News & World Report. The school was ranked 30th for its master’s level nursing programs, a jump from a ranking of 32nd in 2012, and 40th in 2008.

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Rochester fares well in college ranking

Rochester fares well in college ranking

October 13, 2014

Take lots of college students “about 90,000” and give them plenty of places to go for arts and recreation. The Rochester region did well enough in these categories that it was ranked sixth-best among the 30 mid-size metro areas for college students by the American Institute for Economic Research, a nonprofit based in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. That’s five notches higher than the year before.

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<em>New York Times</em> lists University of Rochester as among most economically diverse

New York Times lists University of Rochester as among most economically diverse

September 9, 2014

The University of Rochester is listed 28th on the New York Times’ “The Most Economically Diverse Top Colleges” list. Editors then created the College Access Index, a methodology “based on the share of freshmen in recent years who came from low-income families (measured by the share receiving a Pell grant) and on the net price of attendance for low- and middle-income families.”

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The most economically diverse top colleges

The most economically diverse top colleges

September 9, 2014

To measure top colleges’ efforts on economic diversity, The Upshot calculated a College Access Index, based on the share of freshmen in recent years who came from low-income families (measured by the share receiving a Pell grant) and on the net price of attendance for low- and middle-income families. Colleges with a four-year graduation rate of 75 percent or higher in 2011-12 are included.

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University ranked among top ten ‘Best Colleges for Food’

University ranked among top ten ‘Best Colleges for Food’

August 14, 2014

The University’s dining services has been ranked 6th on the 2014 list of 75 Best Colleges for Food by the online publication The Daily Meal. In addition to the quality of the food, the rankings were determined by the “food scene of the surrounding area,” as well as nutrition, sustainability, accessibility, events, uniqueness, and “the overall quality of the dining experience.”

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Student network praised as model of community leadership

Student network praised as model of community leadership

March 3, 2014

Noted by Washington Monthly and the National Clearinghouse for Leadership Programs, the Rochester Center for Community Leadership (RCCL) encourages involvement in service, political activities, and social and cultural life in and around Rochester.

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Rochester named 3rd snowiest college in U.S.

Rochester named 3rd snowiest college in U.S.

January 22, 2014

Do you think it snows a ton here? Well Accuweather agrees! The University of Rochester finished third in their rankings of snowiest colleges, with an average of about 99 inches of snow per year,

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