Connecting Rochester and the World
Since its founding, the University of Rochester has transformed the city, the region, the nation, and the world.
The University is an increasingly global institution. We draw students from all over the world, compete internationally for the most talented faculty, and establish international research partnerships.
The needs of a global society are becoming more complex, and the demands on a research university such as Rochester are increasingly urgent. With the aid of the Office of Global Engagement, Rochester can meet those demands.
Global Health Symposium planned for June 15
The first Rochester Global Health Symposium in the Saunders Research Building will allow researchers, students, and practitioners from all sectors of global health to exchange ideas about conducting and translating innovative health promotion in low-resource settings.
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International flavor of UR squash team
Overall, the University of Rochester squash team boasts 11 players on its roster from seven different countries around the world.
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GLOBAL ROCHESTER: Japan
As the new president at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, Koichi Tadenuma ’89 (PhD) is focusing on the global impact of the school, which specializes in the social sciences—the leading university in the country to do so—and has campuses in three areas of the Japanese capital city.
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ASK THE ARCHIVIST: When did the University first enroll international students?
Simon Tuska of Hungary (Class of 1856) and Theodore Thanbyah of Burma (Class of 1871) were among the University's earliest international students.
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International Engagement: A Rochester Hallmark
Our undergraduate students are problem solvers, critical thinkers, activists, and innovators—poised to become global citizens. Alongside leading faculty, our graduate students and postdoctoral trainees are driving forward the sciences, medicine, and business, as well as the humanities, creative arts, and social change.
Through partnerships, research, teaching, activism, advocacy, and educational programs that span the globe, they are making a difference in lives worldwide.
How? Because at the University of Rochester, global is the new normal. We engage the world. We also bring the world right here to Rochester.
Did you know?
The University has been designated as one of the “Top Producers of U.S. Fulbright Student Scholars, 2013–14.”