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Spotlight on Humanities and Social Sciences Alumni: Emily Discenza

Name: Emily Discenza UR Major: Economics Other UR Majors/Minors: Italian Studies Additional Education: Part Time Simon School Student – MS Accountancy Current City, State of Residence: Rochester NY Job Title: Senior Associate Employer: KTB Capital LLC. How did you choose your major(s)? I mistakenly thought that “economics” was a comparative substitute to being a business […]

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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 Humanities Alumni: Mary O’Brien

Name: Mary O’Brien Occupation: Communications Education (UR and additional): BA (English/Minor in Journalism), University of Rochester, 2003; MBA, University at Albany – SUNY, 2009 Current city/state of residence: Slingerlands, NY Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? Rush Rhees Library and awesome financial aid. When and how did you choose your major? […]

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Spotlight on Humanities and Natural Sciences Alumni: Katie Hiler

Name: Kathryn Hiler Occupation: Graduate Student Education (UR and additional): (’09) B.A in Brain and Cognitive Science; B.A in English Literature Current city/state/country of residence: New York, NY When and how did you choose your major(s)? By the spring semester of my freshman year I was pretty sure I would major in BCS. I was […]

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Spotlight on Humanities and Natural Sciences Alumni: Allison Goldstein

Name: Allison Goldstein Occupation: Marketing Education (UR and additional): BA: English, Brain & Cognitive Science Current city/state/country of residence: Jersey City, NJ Current Community activities: Jersey City Writers Group, Gotham City Runners Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? I was drawn to the flexibility of the curriculum. I didn’t quite know […]

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Spotlight on Humanities Alumni: Ben Epstein

Name: Ben Epstein Age:  36 Education: BA (Film Studies & Political Science) Current city/state of residence: NYC, NY Job Title: Producer, American Pickers Employer: Cineflix Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester?   I was offered a great financial aid package. When and how did you choose your major?   I started […]

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Spotlight on Humanities and Natural Sciences Alumni: Leah Kaminsky

Name: Leah Kaminsky Occupation: Writer and Writing Coach Education (UR and additional): UR: Double major in BCS and English (Creative Writing) Current city/state/country of residence: Austin, TX Current Community activities: None right now    Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? I liked the idea of attending a small university, where I […]

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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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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 Humanities Alumni: Alissa (Miller) Harrington

Name: Alissa (Miller) Harrington Education (UR and additional): BA (Religious Studies & Political Science), University of Rochester, 2004; Master of Advocacy & Political Leadership, University of Minnesota-Duluth Current city/state of residence: St. Paul, MN Job Title: Policy Analyst; political consultant Employer: State of Minnesota; self Family: Husband, Christopher (’03) & 2 dogs: Meliora & Scarlet […]

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