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Providing educational resources, training, and support to area high school students.

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Growing the academic pipeline and diversifying the academic population in AS&E.

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Message from the Director

We Are Committed to Your Success

My name is Dr. Miguel Baique and I currently serve as the Director of the David T. Kearns Center for Leadership and Diversity in Arts, Sciences & Engineering. Since stepping into this role in March 2023, I continue to witness the Center’s commitment to student and academic success and am optimistic to the direction the Center is headed as we remain steadfast in our mission to transform lives through educational opportunity. Whether you are experiencing your first few days on campus and to the Center or are a returning member of our community, I am delighted to welcome you to the 2023-2024 academic year at the University of Rochester!

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Feature Story

Summer Research Students Participate in David T. Kearns Center Summer Research Symposium

The annual David T. Kearns Center Summer Research Symposium was held last week, and for University of Rochester (UR) student and McNair scholar Lalita Dahal, that meant an opportunity to showcase the research she has been working on all summer.

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