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2017 Singer Family Awards recognize four extraordinary high school teachers

2017 Singer Family Awards recognize four extraordinary high school teachers

June 29, 2017

Award recipients are invited to Rochester to be recognized at the University’s Commencement ceremony, and receive cash prizes for themselves and their schools.

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Say it in ALL CAPS: Hats off to the Class of 2017

Say it in ALL CAPS: Hats off to the Class of 2017

May 18, 2017

One of the newer Senior Week traditions is cap decorating in Hirst Lounge. Stickers, glue, glitter and other crafty supplies are provided by Wilson Commons Student Activities; students add creativity, sentimentality, and humor to taste.

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QuadCast: Think you have the University’s commencement traditions down pat?

QuadCast: Think you have the University’s commencement traditions down pat?

May 18, 2017

A university can acquire (and abandon) a lot of traditions over 150-plus years. “Tradition guru” University archivist Melissa Mead takes us on a little tour of some of our quirky graduation traditions—then and now.

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Counting up commencement

Counting up commencement

May 10, 2017

How many gallons of coffee does it take to product a commencement ceremony? Here are some of the ways that campus prepares for the Class of 2017.

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Senior scrapbook: Class of 2017

Senior scrapbook: Class of 2017

May 5, 2017

They arrived in the fall of 2013 and soon will take their leave as members of the University of Rochester graduating class of 2017. Here is a collection of photos of the Class of 2017 throughout the years, including a video from their very first day on campus.     Class of 2017: A look […]

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2017 Commencement honorary degree, award recipients announced

2017 Commencement honorary degree, award recipients announced

April 27, 2017

The University of Rochester will recognize the outstanding contributions of distinguished leaders, scholars, and humanitarians by bestowing 2017 honorary degrees, medals, and awards for scholarship and teaching.

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Federal Circuit Court Judge Jimmie Reyna ’75 to deliver 2017 Commencement address

Federal Circuit Court Judge Jimmie Reyna ’75 to deliver 2017 Commencement address

February 11, 2017

The Honorable Jimmie V. Reyna ’75, Circuit Judge for the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, is the first Latino to serve on the country’s second highest court. He will be bestowed the Charles Force Hutchison and Marjorie Smith Hutchison Medal, the University’s highest alumni award.

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Eastman alumni among most inspiring commencement speakers

Eastman alumni among most inspiring commencement speakers

June 9, 2016

WQXR-FM, the leading classical music station in the country, counted speeches by two Eastman School of Music alumni among its listing of the six most inspiring given this season to graduates of music schools and conservatories.

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Congratulations, Class of 2016!

Congratulations, Class of 2016!

May 15, 2016

More than 3,000 students received bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees and ceremonies across the University over the weekend. See photos, videos, and social media coverage of the weekend’s event celebrating the accomplishments of the Class of 2016.

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Commencement weekend is here

Commencement weekend is here

May 13, 2016

In ceremonies starting today, the University will recognize the achievements of more than 3,000 graduates who have earned bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees across all schools. Share your commencement memories and congratulatory messages for the Class of 2016 at #ur2016.

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