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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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Summer Research Experience Leads to Science Paper for Physics Undergrad

Owen Colegrove ’14 traveled to San Francisco last December for the American Geophysical Union annual meeting. There Colgrove had the opportunity to present research from his REU under the supervision of Dr. David Hathaway, an astrophysicist at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.

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Through Documentary Films, KEY Student Finds ‘Ideas Worth Sharing’

Over the next few months, The Buzz will feature short videos produced by Dan LaTourette ’12, a fifth year Kauffman Entrepreneurial Year (KEY) student who is majoring in film and media production.

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Optics Students Win $10K at Pre-Seed Workshop

Five current and former Optics students have won a $10,000 prize for their portable eye examining device.

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We Will, We Will, Mock You!

Mock Trial’s YellowJacket Invitational brings colleges from across the country to campus

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German Scholarship Offers Lessons Beyond Academics

Nine undergraduate students, Kristin Abramo ’15, Kevin Allan ’14, Alexandra Born ’15, Sarah Koniski ’14, Louis Papa ’14, Robert Rietmeijer ’15, Jamie Strampe ’15, Zhongwu Shi ’15, and Qianli Sun ’15, spent up to three months this summer throughout Germany with the DAAD-RISE program.

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BCS & Neuroscience Undergraduate Council Hosts Mentoring Program

Created by the BCS & Neuroscience Undergraduate Council, the service pairs upperclassmen with younger students to help bridge the gap between the two groups and create a sense of community in the degree. The program’s first meeting, held on Sept. 22, matched more than 70 students with mentors.

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