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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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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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Spotlight on Natural Sciences Alumni: Gennady Vonorov

Name: Gennady Vonorov Age: 26 Occupation: Apprenticed Scientist i.e. Graduate Student Education: B.S. in Physics and B.S. in Mathematics, University of Rochester, 2008; M.S. and M.A. in Physics, Yale University; PhD (Physics), Yale, forthcoming. Current city/state of residence: New Haven, CT Family: Currently engaged to another UR alum. When and how did you choose your […]

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SUMS Celebrates Pi Day

The Society of Undergraduate Math Students hosted a week-long series of events celebrating the number that never ends

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Research Grant Sends Undergrad to Kenya

Theresa Kurtz ’12 traveled to Africa to research the educational system and lifestyle of citizens in Kenya

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VIDEO: Rochester Celebrates 3.141592653589793…

Pi is more than a number; it’s a phenomenon. Pi has also inspired books, poetry, music, and movie plots. So it should be no surprise that the University of Rochester celebrated Pi Day on March 14.

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