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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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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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Eastman Musicians Win $100,000 to Launch Creative Collision Project

Sound ExChange, an ensemble of Eastman musicians, partners with RIT professors, Microsoft Studios, and RPYO through Farash Foundation grant.

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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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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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Summer Plans Series: Exploring Public Health in Chile

This summer, Anjalene Whittier ’14 spent a month in Punta Arenas, Chile as a part of a public health traineeship.

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Summer Plans Series: When in Rome, Help the Homeless

Wallis Nash ’15 participated in IES Abroad, where she interned at Europe Consulting, a social cooperative that helps to reintegrate homeless individuals into society by rebuilding their self esteem through a variety of programs.

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Summer Plans Series: Smoking Cessation in the Foothills of the Himalayas

This past June, four University of Rochester undergraduate students embarked on a month-long project to help reduce smoking in Leh, India.

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Lizard Lab Shows Evolutionary Biology In Action

A Rochester undergraduate student’s experiences in evolutionary biology research and the study of lizard speciation.

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