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STEM Initiative Grows to Promote Science Education

The STEM Initiative, a new student group, hopes to sow the seeds of science by promoting and providing science education to area youth.

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Hack to the Future: Rochester’s First 24-hour Hackathon

Computer programming is often a solitary endeavor. But humans are inherently social creatures. So how do you engage a group of programmers in a way that’s fun and productive? Answer: RocHack.

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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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Rochester Students Compete in Engineering Competition

Two groups of Rochester students were among the 30 design teams from 18 institutions that showed off creations at the Intel Cornell Cup in May

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Sagefest 6 Pits Superhero Scientists Against Art Avengers

Annual festival brought art and science students together for an afternoon of friendly competition

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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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The Elusive Geomechanics Major

Out of the more than 4,500 full-time undergrads at Rochester, exactly three are pursuing a major in geomechanics. Just who are these brave few?

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Rochester Joins Nine Other Universities to Explore For-Credit Online Education

The University of Rochester has partnered with nine peer institutions to establish a consortium to explore a new, for-credit, online course program called Semester Online.

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Oceanography: A new addition to Earth and Environmental Sciences

New chemical oceanography course aims to provide the tangible, real-life applications of chemistry, geology, and biology

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