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College’s Class of 2023 set from record number of applicants

College’s Class of 2023 set from record number of applicants

May 23, 2019

More than 1,300 students from 44 states and 77 countries will arrive on River Campus in August. More than 21,300 students applied, up six percent from last year’s high-water mark.

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‘It broke our hearts’: Honoring alumni on Memorial Day

‘It broke our hearts’: Honoring alumni on Memorial Day

May 23, 2019

Members of the University of Rochester community have been part of  the US armed forces almost since the school was founded in 1850. And many have paid the ultimate price.

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Four high school teachers receive Singer Family Prize

Four high school teachers receive Singer Family Prize

May 20, 2019

A Commencement tradition for the past 12 years, the Singer Family Prize is given to high school teachers who have made a difference in the lives of the seniors who nominate them.

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Following in his brother’s footsteps—and making his own mark

Following in his brother’s footsteps—and making his own mark

May 13, 2019

Bobby Gerami ’19 has taken advantage of many opportunities at Rochester, getting involved with the After Hours a cappella group; club basketball; and the Students’ Association, where he served as treasurer.

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Two degrees for a student with music on her mind

Two degrees for a student with music on her mind

May 10, 2019

Hannah Dick ’19, ’19E knew she wanted to pursue a college degree in music. But that wasn’t all. Graduating with dual degrees in percussion and brain and cognitive science, she plans to use music to help people.

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Rochester juniors receive Goldwater Scholarship for science achievement, research promise

Rochester juniors receive Goldwater Scholarship for science achievement, research promise

May 8, 2019

Three members of the University’s Class of 2020 are recipients of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, a prestigious award for undergraduate science majors.

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Tops in the lab and on the soccer pitch

Tops in the lab and on the soccer pitch

May 8, 2019

Nik Angyal ’19 had two passions in high school: chemistry and soccer. He graduates from Rochester at the top of his class in both. His next move: pursuing his doctorate and focusing on global climate change.

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Rochester students, alumni offered NSF fellowships

Rochester students, alumni offered NSF fellowships

May 7, 2019

Five Rochester graduate students and one undergraduate have been offered National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, providing up to three years of support for students pursuing STEM or social science degrees.

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Finding a place of her own at Rochester

Finding a place of her own at Rochester

May 7, 2019

Gillian Gingher ’19 didn’t want to attend the University of Rochester for one simple reason: her parents did. But in four years, this double major in art history and business has found her own way.

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