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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni: Meghan Ochal

Name: Meghan Ochal ’05 Occupation: ¬†Public Health Analyst Education : (UR and additional): BA (Anthropology), University of Rochester, 2005; Master of Public Health, University at Albany, 2007 Current city/state of residence: Washington, DC Community activities: Volunteer with US partner of grassroots community health organization in Chile (Educacion Popular en Salud) When and how did you […]

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Undergrad Research Recognized at National Conference

Four Rochester students presented research during the National College Research Conference

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Meet Samantha Whalen: Meliora Leader

As a Meliora Leader, Samantha Whalen ’15 helps women at the Sojourner House plan and cook healthy, nutritious meals

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Urban Fellows Embark on Summer of Community Engagement

Through the RCCL’s Urban Fellows program, students and community members team up to create social change

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Sorcha Dundas Awarded Fulbright to Nepal

Sorcha Dundas ’12 has been awarded a 2012-13 Fulbright Scholarship to Nepal, Adam Russak ’14 chosen for Fulbright US-UK Summer Institute, Edith Hanson ’12 named Fulbright alternate to South Korea

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Spotlight on Social Sciences and Humanities Alumni: Gemma Sole

Name: Gemma Sole Occupation: Senior Consultant, Strategy and Operations, Booz Allen Hamilton Education (UR and additional):¬† B.A. in Anthropology and B.A. in English , University of Rochester, 2010, Babson Business Edge. Current city/state of residence: Washington, D.C. Community activities: Pro-bono consulting When and how did you choose your major? Had I been allowed to take […]

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A Different Kind of Break

Student groups organize trips to build homes and fight poverty as part of alternative spring break

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Students Research Tobacco Use, Putting Theory into Practice

A startling statistic about the global tobacco epidemic inspired three UR students to travel to a Ladakh, India to research patterns of tobacco use among youth

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Focus on Faculty: Robert Foster Rediscovers Pacific Islands Treasures

Univ. Communications – The discovery of a priceless collection of cultural treasures typically conjures up visions of dark and scary tunnels a la Raiders of the Lost Ark. But when University of Rochester anthropologist Robert Foster stumbled upon one of the oldest and largest collections of Pacific Islands artifacts, he was in the bright and […]

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