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Lauren Bailey: Star Swimmer is a Shark in the Classroom

Lauren Bailey, a senior majoring in chemical engineering, was one of 10 University scholar-athletes recognized for their abilities “on the field” and in the classroom.

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Digging Into Bermuda’s Slave Past

Anima Ghimire ’15 reflects on her archaeological trip to Bermuda.

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Archive project links history and computer science

Luke Kortepeter ’15 continues an archiving project that helped shape his academic career.

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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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