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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 Humanities Alumni: Jeremy Sarachan

Name: Jeremy Sarachan Education: BA (Psychology and Film Studies), University of Rochester, 1991; Certificate of Management Studies, University of Rochester ’93; M.S. Rochester Institute of Technology, Information Technology ’99 (focus on multimedia/ web design and programming) Current city/state of residence: Rochester, NY Job Title: Assistant Professor, Communication/Journalism and Program Director, Digital Cultures and Technologies Employer: […]

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Spotlight on Humanities Alumni: Nathaniel King

Name: Nathaniel King Occupation: Attorney Education (UR and additional): B.A. (African and African American Studies and Film and Media Studies), University of Rochester; J.D., Florida A&M University College of Law 2011 Current city/state of residence: Orlando, FL Community activities: Community Legal Educator, Campaign Volunteer Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester?  The […]

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Spotlight on Humanities Alumni: David Leavitt

Name: David I. Leavitt Education: UR Class of 1998 Current city/state of residence: Washington, DC Job Title: Senior Vice President Employer: Weber Shandwick Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? It got my attention as an off-the-beaten path school with a great reputation among those who know academics. When I visited the campus, […]

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Spotlight On Humanities Alumni: Maura Rapkin

Name: Maura Rapkin Education: BA (Environmental Studies & Film and Media Studies), University of Rochester, 2011 Current city/state of residence: New York, NY Job Title: Cook Employer: Abigail Kirsch Catering Relationships Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? As an 18 year old, I was aware that I had no idea what […]

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Spotlight on Humanities Alumni: Matthew Blute

Name: Matthew Blute ’96 Education:  BA (Film Studies), University of Rochester, 1996; MFA (Cinematography), American Film Institute, 2003 Current city/state of residence: Los Angeles, CA Job Title: Cinematographer Employer:  (self) Open Road Pictures, LLC Community activities:  Volunteering at Boston Prep Charter Public School   Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? I […]

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Spotlight on Humanities Alumni: Daniel Mauro

Name: Daniel Mauro Education B.A. in Film and Media Studies & English, University of Rochester, 2008; M.A. in Film and Media Studies, University of Kansas, 2010; Ph.D. in Media Studies, University of Texas at Austin, expected 2015 Current city/state of residence: Austin, TX Job Title: Doctoral Candidate & Instructor Employer: Department of Radio-Television-Film, University of […]

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Student Filmmakers Recognized at 8th Annual Gollin Film Festival

Twelve student films were presented at the 8th annual Gollin Film Festival at the University of Rochester

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Rochester Launches American Studies Major

New major examines the culture, history, and social life of America

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