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How One Student Group is Changing the Conversation

A student organization hopes to change the conversation on mental illness through mental health awareness, education, and advocacy.

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Lauren Bailey: Star Swimmer is a Shark in the Classroom

Lauren Bailey, a senior majoring in chemical engineering, was one of 10 University scholar-athletes recognized for their abilities “on the field” and in the classroom.

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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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Spotlight on Humanities and Natural Sciences Alumni: Dan Richman

Name: Dan Richman ’08 Occupation: Graduate student (Johns Hopkins University) Education (UR and additional): BS (Physics), BA (Music & Mathematics), University of Rochester, 2008 Current city/state of residence: Baltimore, Maryland Family: Dad is UR 1970 (BS Chemistry), 1975 (PhD Chemistry) Community activities: Outreach activities in physics and astrobiology What resources did you use on campus […]

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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: Jason Sundram

Name: Jason Sundram Age: 33 Occupation:  Senior Data Scientist at PayPal Education (UR and additional):  BA in Mathematics, University of Rochester, 2001 Current city/state of residence: Somerville, MA Community activities: violinist in local chamber music groups and orchestras, photographer at Boston Photography Center, participant in Music Hack Day and Data Without Borders weekend-long events when […]

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Spotlight on Natural Sciences Alumni: Brian Turkett

Name: Brian Turkett Age: 25 Education (UR and additional): B.S. in Physics and Astronomy and B.A. in Mathematics, University of Rochester, 2008; Take Five in Music Cognition, 2009; M.S. in Adolescent Education Current city/state of residence: Baltimore, MD Job Title: Science Educator Employer: Maryland Science Center Why did you choose to attend the University of […]

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Sorcha Dundas Awarded Fulbright to Nepal

Sorcha Dundas ’12 has been awarded a 2012-13 Fulbright Scholarship to Nepal, Adam Russak ’14 chosen for Fulbright US-UK Summer Institute, Edith Hanson ’12 named Fulbright alternate to South Korea

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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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Encoding Secrets in Mathematics: Junior hired as an intern at the NSA

Junior Sean Al-Gattas was recently hired to spend the summer working at the NSA headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland

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