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First in the family

First in the family

February 5, 2019

“I grew up feeling I would go to college no matter what,” says Hajim Scholar and computer science major Maisha Idris ’19. Idris’s story is striking, but not unusual at Rochester, where about 20 percent of undergraduates are first-generation, or “first-gen” students.

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Three undergraduates earn Critical Language Scholarships

Three undergraduates earn Critical Language Scholarships

April 10, 2018

John Cole ’19 will study Mandarin Chinese in Xi’an, China; Joy Nicholas ’19 will study Swahili in Arusha, Tanzania; and Jacqueline Tran ’18 will study Arabic in Amman, Jordan as part of the US State Department’s scholarship program.

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Kearns Center scholars are studies in resiliency, success

Kearns Center scholars are studies in resiliency, success

May 19, 2017

Established in 2002, the center has the goal of increasing diversity in higher education by building an educational pipeline, from undergraduate through graduate school, for students who might not otherwise have had access to higher education.

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Students win scholarships to New York State Summer Writers Institute

Students win scholarships to New York State Summer Writers Institute

March 30, 2017

Aaron Banks ’18 and Julianne McAdams ’17 have won scholarships to the highly competitive program of workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction.

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Take Five Scholars pursue variety of course programs

Take Five Scholars pursue variety of course programs

March 13, 2017

The Take Five Scholars Program, unique to the University, will provide an additional year of academic study, tuition-free, to the 35 student selected in the most recent round of admissions.

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Recent grad in final selection round for Rhodes Scholarship

Recent grad in final selection round for Rhodes Scholarship

November 17, 2016

Angela Remus, a Des Plaines, Illinois, native, is interviewing to be among the 32 American candidates chosen for the international postgraduate award.

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Fulbright scholars pursue opportunities abroad

Fulbright scholars pursue opportunities abroad

April 28, 2016

Several University students will pursue advanced studies, conduct research, and teach English language and U.S. culture abroad after being named 2016-17 finalists for the highly competitive Fulbright U.S. Student Grant program.

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Record number of students earn summer research scholarships in Germany

Record number of students earn summer research scholarships in Germany

April 13, 2016

The highly competitive program was established in 2005 and is sponsored by the German Academic Exchange Service, Germany’s publicly funded but independent organization of higher education institutions.

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