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Debate Union: Travel & Quilted Trophies?

Miriam Kohn ’17 shares her experiences with the U of R Debate Union.

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Spotlight on Natural Sciences Alumni: Leslie Richardson

Name: Leslie Richardson Occupation: Optics Research Education (UR and additional): UR: BS 2007 BCS, BA 2007 Linguistics, Simon: MsBA 2011 Marketing Current city/state/country of residence: Rochester, NY When and how did you choose your major(s)? My freshman year, I really took advantage of U of R’s limited academic requirements (outside of your declared major), and […]

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Spotlight on Natural Sciences Alumni: Kate Kelliher

Name: Kate Kelliher Occupation: Graduate Student Education (UR and additional): University of Rochester, class of 2011: Brain and Cognitive Science, Linguistics, American Sign Language. Beginning Fall 2013 Bowling Green State University, Masters (2015?) and Ph.D. (2018?) in Speech Language Pathology Current city/state/country of residence: Bowling Green, OH Current Community activities: Rowing, bicycle touring, young adult […]

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Tongue Twisters Topic of Students’ Studies

Two recent grads see BCS research published in two academic journals

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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni: Stephanie Huston

Name: Stephanie Huston Age: 23 Major while at UR: B.A. in Linguistics, University of Rochester, 2010 Occupation: Senior Linguistic Analyst Current city/state of residence: Philadelphia, PA Community activities: Crisis counselor for a suicide prevention hotline, hiking When and how did you choose your major? I actually chose my major before entering college—I believe I was […]

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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni: Carol Faden

Name:  Carol Faden Occupation: Attorney Education (UR and additional): B.A. in Linguistics, University of Rochester, 2006; Brooklyn Law School 2011, Juris Doctor Current city/state of residence:   New York, NY What did you do immediately after graduation? How did you decide to take that path? For about six months after graduation I was waiting tables.  Wait, […]

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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni: Rebecca Baier

Name: Rebecca Baier Age: 29 Occupation: Electrical Engineering student at the University of Maryland Major while at UR: Linguistics Current city/state of residence: Greenbelt, MD Community activities: Tutoring and mentoring What activities were you involved in as a student and what did you gain from them? I was a part of InterVarsity Christian fellowship, fencing […]

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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni:Elisabeth Ginsburg

Name: Elisabeth Ginsburg Age: 25 Occupation: Student Major while at UR: Linguistics Current city/state of residence: Madison, Wisconsin Community activities: Volunteer for Humane Society (I play with cats and do laundry); Volunteer for world languages day Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? I loved the idea that I could study whatever […]

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Spotlight on Social Sciences Alumni: Jill Thorson

Name: Jill Thorson (BA ’05, MA ’07) Age:  28 Occupation:  Doctoral Student at Brown Major while at UR: Linguistics Current city:  Providence, RI When and how did you choose your major? I took “People and their Language” on a whim during my freshmen year at UR after the President of the College gave us a […]

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Nine Rochester Students Awarded Fellowships for Graduate Research

Nine University of Rochester students and six alumni have been named recipients of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships

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