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Looking good at Design Day

Looking good at Design Day

April 27, 2016

Thomas Tavolara (T5) models Memvi, a wearable camera that automatically records what interests you. He and his team presented their design at the annual Design Day, a day for graduating seniors in the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences to present their capstone projects. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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Super Bowl star Roland Williams keynotes Minority Male Student Leadership symposium

Super Bowl star Roland Williams keynotes Minority Male Student Leadership symposium

April 27, 2016

Workshops focusing on minority male achievement in Rochester will be held at the Simon Business School on Saturday, April 30. The theme this year is, “A Tale of 2 Cities: Being Who I Want To Be.”

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Engineering seniors show off design solutions

Engineering seniors show off design solutions

April 27, 2016

From solar energy concentrators to portable braille readers, seniors at the Hajim School will showcase more than 70 projects during today’s annual Design Day.

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Eastman Philharmonia to premiere new composition with Renée Fleming at Lincoln Center

Eastman Philharmonia to premiere new composition with Renée Fleming at Lincoln Center

April 27, 2016

The Eastman Philharmonia returns to New York City for first time in more than 25 years this November with a concert featuring a new composition by Pulitzer Prize–winning alumnus Kevin Puts ’99E and soprano Renée Fleming ’83E (MM).

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Students find ‘path to their own sandbox’ at Undergraduate Research Expo

Students find ‘path to their own sandbox’ at Undergraduate Research Expo

April 27, 2016

Steve Manly, director of undergraduate research, encouraged students to continue to approach their research questions with the infectious enthusiasm of “an eight-year-old in a sandbox” while honoring their work at the annual showcase.

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Sigma Phi Epsilon hosts annual Nick Tahou’s Garbage Plate Run

Sigma Phi Epsilon hosts annual Nick Tahou’s Garbage Plate Run

April 20, 2016

Participants run from River Campus to Nick Tahou’s, eat a Garbage Plate, then run back to campus in an event benefiting the Mount Hope Family Center and its programs to combat child abuse.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Dandelion Day 2016

PHOTO GALLERY: Dandelion Day 2016

April 18, 2016

The weather could not have been better for this year’s Dandelion Day celebration. Dandelion Day, one of the University’s oldest traditions, is a day of music, food, and celebration as the spring semester winds to a close.

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Conversations on linguistics and politics with Noam Chomsky

Conversations on linguistics and politics with Noam Chomsky

April 18, 2016

Noam Chomsky, professor of linguistics, emeritus, at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is the University’s Distinguished Visiting Humanist. Chomsky, an esteemed linguist, philosopher, political commentator, and activist, will meet with students and faculty this week. In advance of his visit, Jeffrey Runner, Chair of the Department of Linguistics, and Theodore Brown, Professor of History and Charles E. and Dale L. Phelps Professor of Public Health and Policy, talked with Chomsky about his seminal works in linguistics and politics.

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Dandelion Day 2016

Dandelion Day 2016

April 15, 2016

Aisha Mohamed ’19 takes a ride on the carnival swings at the annual Dandelion Day celebrations marking the start of SpringFest Weekend. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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ArtAwake festival returns to City of Rochester

ArtAwake festival returns to City of Rochester

April 13, 2016

ArtAwake, the one-day “festival of creativity” created by students and showcasing more than 140 pieces of art, returns on Saturday, April 16, at the site of the old Chase Tower in downtown Rochester.

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