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Laptop Orchestra brings creative fusion to the Fringe

If your body was an instrument, what would it sound like? The Rochester Laptop Orchestra attempts to answer that by blending computer engineering with music.

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STEM Initiative Grows to Promote Science Education

The STEM Initiative, a new student group, hopes to sow the seeds of science by promoting and providing science education to area youth.

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UR Student Spends Life in the Wild

Sophomore Tyler Breen’s studies combine a passion for outdoor sportsmanship and conservation.

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From Breadboards to Brooches: Making Jewelry with Amanda Preske

Chemistry doctoral student Amanda Preske offers geek chic with tech-inspired, self-crafted jewelry

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Pre-Med Student ‘Takes 5’ to Appreciate Art

Billal Masood spent the spring semester working at the MET through Rochester’s Art NY program

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Organic Ideas Grow on Campus

In Leila Nadir’s class, Food, Media and Literature, the concept of sustainability is definitely taking root. Her lesson plans include explorations of the way our food reaches us, and how that system can be improved.

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Students Present Their “Wicked Smaht” Research

This January, seniors Yanhan Ren, Sarah Joseph, and Nirlipta Panda, along with junior Harris Weber traveled to Boston to attend the National Collegiate Research Conference (NCRC).

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Second Author: A Dream Come True

Freshman Jacoby Krakow has published a paper in the journal of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.

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Rochester Alum Builds Youth Engagement at Community Health Center

Through the Rochester Youth Year program, Alykhan Alani ’12 (T5’13) works alongside primary care providers at Anthony Jordan’s Woodward Health Center to address the health needs of youth residing in the 19th Ward and Plymouth-Exchange neighborhoods

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Rochester Graduate Student Pursues A University First

Dan Savage is about to undertake something that’s never been done at the University of Rochester – a dual Ph.D. at The Institute of Optics and M.D. from the School of Medicine.

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