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“WWOOF” Away Summer in Puerto Rico

Nina Listro spent her summer “WWOOFing” at an organic fruit orchard in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.

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Spotlight on Humanities and Social Sciences Alumni: Greg Skipton

Name: Greg Skipton       Other UR Majors/Minors: English Additional Education: currently pursuing MBA from Ohio Dominican University Current City, State of Residence: Columbus, OH Job Title: Branch Administrator Employer: AXA Advisors, LLC Family: Kate (Cieply) Skipton – Class of 2009 Community Activities: Capriccio! Vocal Ensemble, American Wine Society – Columbus Chapter, US Master’s Swimming – Columbus […]

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Spotlight on Humanities Alumni: Mary O’Brien

Name: Mary O’Brien Occupation: Communications Education (UR and additional): BA (English/Minor in Journalism), University of Rochester, 2003; MBA, University at Albany – SUNY, 2009 Current city/state of residence: Slingerlands, NY Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? Rush Rhees Library and awesome financial aid. When and how did you choose your major? […]

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Spotlight on Humanities and Natural Sciences Alumni: Katie Hiler

Name: Kathryn Hiler Occupation: Graduate Student Education (UR and additional): (’09) B.A in Brain and Cognitive Science; B.A in English Literature Current city/state/country of residence: New York, NY When and how did you choose your major(s)? By the spring semester of my freshman year I was pretty sure I would major in BCS. I was […]

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Spotlight on Humanities and Natural Sciences Alumni: Allison Goldstein

Name: Allison Goldstein Occupation: Marketing Education (UR and additional): BA: English, Brain & Cognitive Science Current city/state/country of residence: Jersey City, NJ Current Community activities: Jersey City Writers Group, Gotham City Runners Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? I was drawn to the flexibility of the curriculum. I didn’t quite know […]

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Spotlight on Humanities and Natural Sciences Alumni: Leah Kaminsky

Name: Leah Kaminsky Occupation: Writer and Writing Coach Education (UR and additional): UR: Double major in BCS and English (Creative Writing) Current city/state/country of residence: Austin, TX Current Community activities: None right now    Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? I liked the idea of attending a small university, where I […]

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Spotlight on Humanities and Social Sciences Alumni: Nicole St. James

Name: Nicole St. James UR Major:  History Other UR Majors/Minors: English Literature major Current City, State of Residence: Syracuse, NY Job Title: Project Coordinator for Syracuse and SUNY ESF Employer: New York Public Interest Research Group Community Activities: joined a local alumni chapter of my sorority How did you choose your major(s)? Without explaining my […]

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Spotlight on Humanities Alumni: Mary Kokinda

Name: Mary Kokinda Education:  BA (English & Film Studies), University of Rochester; MA (Inclusive Education), Warner School of Education Current city/state of residence: Brighton, NY Job Title: Teacher Employer: Pittsford Schools, NY Community activities:  Foster Parent, Horizons at Warner School Teacher in summer, connected with Buffalo Pugs & Small Breed Rescue Group When and how […]

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Spotlight on Natural Sciences Alumni: Erica Skipton

Name: Erica Skipton UR Major:  Biology Other UR Majors/Minors: English Additional Education: Medical School, SUNY Upstate Medical University Current City, State of Residence: Syracuse, NY Job Title: Medical Student Employer: US Navy Community Activities: Syracuse Chorale, multiple free clinics, Vocal Music Club, Global Health Team How did you choose your major(s)? I always knew that […]

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Spotlight on Natural Sciences Alumni: Miranda Johnson

Name: Miranda Johnson Occupation: Laboratory Technician Education (UR and additional): B.A. English/Brain & Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester (Class of 2013) Current city/state/country of residence: Rochester, NY Current Community activities: N/A Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? When I toured campus all of the students and faculty with whom I interacted […]

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