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Rochester Graduate Student Pursues A University First

Dan Savage is about to undertake something that’s never been done at the University of Rochester – a dual Ph.D. at The Institute of Optics and M.D. from the School of Medicine.

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Optics Students Win $10K at Pre-Seed Workshop

Five current and former Optics students have won a $10,000 prize for their portable eye examining device.

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Spotlight on Natural Sciences Alumni: Kathrine Kraft

Name: Kathrine Kraft Occupation: Stay-at-home Mom Education (UR and additional): BS (Optics), University of Rochester, 2003; MA (Secondary Education), University of New Mexico, 2010 Current city/state of residence: Albuquerque, NM Community activities: Preschool Co-op, Volunteer activities through Bosque School (former employer), UR alumni interviewer When and how did you choose your major? I always loved […]

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Spotlight on Natural Sciences Alumni: Roger Smith

Name: Roger Smith Occupation: Graduate School Student Education: BS (Optics), BA (Physics), University of Rochester, 2009; MS (Physics), University of Oregon, 2010; PhD (Experimental Quantum Optics), expected 2015, University of Oregon Current city/state of residence: Eugene, Oregon Community activities: Outreach activities presenting science to young students; city-league ultimate frisbee   Why did you choose to […]

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Optics “Focuses” Efforts to Defeat Physics in Photon Cup

Fauver Stadium gets a boost of energy during annual Photon Cup

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Spotlight on Engineering Alumni: Katie Schwertz

Name: Katie Schwertz Age: 26 Education (UR and additional): B.S. in Optics, University of Rochester, 2008; M.S. in Optical Sciences, University of Arizona. Current city/state of residence: Tucson, AZ Job Title: Design Engineer Employer:  Edmund Optics When and how did you choose your major? I started at UR with the intention of doing statistics and […]

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Spotlight on Engineering Alumni: Ankur Pansari

Name: Ankur Pansari Age: 30 Occupation: CEO & Founder of Artillery Games Education (UR and additional): B.S. in Optics and B.S. in Applied Mathematics with minor in Physics, University of Rochester, 2004. Current city/state of residence: Silicon Valley, CA Community activities: Big Brothers / Big Sisters.  Former big-brother, now fund-raiser. What do you do now, and […]

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Spotlight on Engineering Alumni: Gretchen Bauer

Name: Gretchen Bauer ’10 Occupation: Systems Engineer Education (UR and additional): BS (Optics), University of Rochester, 2010 Current city/state of residence: Hoboken, NJ Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? My older brother and cousin were already students at Rochester when I decided to attend. I actually went to Lehigh my freshman […]

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Spotlight on Engineering Alumni: Dan Gray

Name: Dan Gray ’02 Education (UR and additional): BS 2002 Optics, MS 2003 Optics, PhD 2007 Optics Current city/state of residence: Niskayuna, NY Job Title: Lead Optical Engineer Employer: GE Global Research     When and how did you choose your major? I chose my major at the end of my freshman year. In that […]

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Spotlight on Engineering Alumni: Thomas Kraus

Name: Thomas Kraus Age: 28 Occupation: Optical engineer Education (UR and additional): B.S. in Optics, University of Rochester, 2005; Take Five, University of Rochester, 2006; M.S. in Optics, University of Rochester, 2007 Current city/state of residence: Springfield, VA Family: Wife, Emily (LaDuque W’05); Son, Ben (Class of 2032?) Community activities: Alexandria Harmonizers – an all-male […]

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