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Time to Make A Splash: Seven Head to Indy

Seven members of the women’s swimming and diving team at the University of Rochester – six swimmers and one diver – will compete at the NCAA Division III National Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana from March 19-22.

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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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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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Remembering Mandela

Rochester faculty, staff, students, and alumni share their reflections on Nelson Mandela’s teachings and the lessons they’ll continue to carry with them.

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Student Mentors Inmates at Local Correctional Facility

As a 2012-2013 Meliora Leader, Kelly Scull ’14 has become a mentor for incarcerated women at the Monroe County Correctional Facility

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Rochester Undergrads Raise $20K for Rare Disease Research

Rochester senior Sarah Gelbard teamed up with Galen Dole and the YellowJackets to raise $20,000 for Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance

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Computer Science Undergrads Embark on Weekend of “Extreme Programming”

Team “Hacklemore” recently took 7th place at the CS Games at the Université Laval in Quebec City

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Program Inspires Rochester Student to ‘Pay It Forward’

Abigail Gonzalez ’16 has ambitions of starting a foundation like New Pathways for Youth, a mentoring program that helped her succeed in high school

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Research Trip to Tanzania an ‘Outrageous Opportunity’

Geology major installs seismic monitoring devices in rural Africa

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Meliora Leader Tackles Smoking Cessation

Sanah Ali is working with the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Healthy Living Center (HLC) to help conduct a five year follow-up study to the Smoker’s Health Project

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