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Digging Into Bermuda’s Slave Past

Anima Ghimire ’15 reflects on her archaeological trip to Bermuda.

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Archive project links history and computer science

Luke Kortepeter ’15 continues an archiving project that helped shape his academic career.

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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni: Matthew Starr

Name: Matthew Starr UR Major: History UR Minor: Judaic Studies Current City, State of Residence: Boston, MA Job Title: Project Coordinator Employer: Boston Showcase Company How did you choose your major(s)? I was completely unsure of what I wanted to study when I first got to UR. After an experiment-gone-bad with Calculus and Econ as […]

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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 Social Sciences Alumni: Andrew Harris

Name: Andrew Harris UR Major:  History UR Minor: French Additional Education: Notre Dame Law School (Class of 2015) Current City, State of Residence: South Bend, Indiana How did you choose your major? I chose my major based on my passions and my career goals. As early as freshman year, I knew I wanted to go […]

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Spotlight on Natural Sciences Alumni: Laura Osborne

Name: Laura Cowan Osborne Occupation: Early Childhood Special Education Teacher Education (UR and additional): BA Brain and Cognitive Sciences (double minor in history and psychology) University of Rochester, 2003; MA Early Childhood Special Education George Washington University, 2005; Certificate of Applied Behavior Analysis, George Mason University, 2009 Current city/state/country of residence: Alexandria, VA Why did […]

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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni: Ben Seitelman

Name: Benjamin Seitelman         UR Major:  History Other UR Majors/Minors: Political Science Current City, State of Residence: Highland Park, IL Job Title: Finance Administrator                Employer: Keith Fitzgerald for Congress Family: Parents (Lori and David), two sisters (Sara and Jessica) How did you choose your major? I have always been interested in history and politics and the […]

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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni: Jonathan Garon

Name: Jonathan Garon UR Major:  History Other UR Majors/Minors: Political Science Current City, State of Residence: Washington, DC How did you choose your major(s)? I’ve been fascinated by history for as long as I can remember.  Growing up in Virginia, where 70% of the American Civil War was fought, my parents would take my siblings and […]

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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 Social Sciences Alumni: Pat Gallagher

Name: Pat Gallagher ’07 Occupation:  Assistant District Attorney with the Monroe County DA’s office. Education (UR and additional):  BA (History and Philosophy), University of Rochester, 2007; JD, Wake Forest University School of Law Current city/state of residence: Rochester, NY! Family: Wife Katie Gallagher (also a Yellowjacket!) Community activities: I participate in the Big Brother’s Big […]

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