Five current and former Optics students have won a $10,000 prize for their portable eye examining device.
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Mock Trial’s YellowJacket Invitational brings colleges from across the country to campus
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.
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.
August marks a very musical month for the streets of Rochester. In 11 different locations around the city, pianos have been placed in parks and public spaces as part of an outdoor music installation, Pianos for Peace, led by University of Rochester undergraduate Marissa Balonon-Rosen ’14.
University of Rochester senior Saroyah Mevorach recently returned from an internship in London, England, with the Fashion and Textile Museum.
This past June, four University of Rochester undergraduate students embarked on a month-long project to help reduce smoking in Leh, India.
By Rei Ramos ’15 University Communications Working as a summer intern is not always all fun and games. However, according to Emily Ansley ’14, employment at LeapFrog Enterprises comes with quite a few perks. A developer and manufacturer of technology-based learning products for children, the company incorporates innovations in software to create educational toys for […]
Levan Bokeria ’14, a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society chapter at the University of Rochester, was awarded a Golden Key Undergraduate Achievement Award.
After scoring a marketing internship with the local Rochester Red Wings, the rising senior has the opportunity to experience his favorite sport on a completely different playing field.