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Annual ‘Rockys’ honor outstanding student contributions to campus community

Annual ‘Rockys’ honor outstanding student contributions to campus community

April 16, 2019

This year, nineteen individuals and three groups will be honored during the College’s annual Student Life Awards, also known as “the Rockys.” The 2019 dinner and awards ceremony takes place Thursday, April 18.

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Students, faculty, staff, alumni honored at Gwennies Awards

Students, faculty, staff, alumni honored at Gwennies Awards

April 12, 2019

The Gwen M. Greene Center for Career Education and Connections presented its third annual awards to partners and individuals who exemplify the career center’s values.

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Upgraded Greene Center data shows success among recent graduates

Upgraded Greene Center data shows success among recent graduates

April 9, 2019

Did you know: 92 percent of the Class of 2018 were working or in graduate school within six months of graduation? A new data visualization offers the most detailed picture yet of “first destinations” of recent College graduates.

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Rochester students to receive Davis Projects for Peace grants

Rochester students to receive Davis Projects for Peace grants

April 4, 2019

Four Rochester students will lead two projects this summer as part of a national program in which college students design and implement projects that promote peace and intercultural understanding.

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The student as author

The student as author

March 26, 2019

Vlad Cazacu ’20 knew he wanted to make the most of his time at Rochester, but was unsure how. Now as the founder of Rochester Creators, he is helping himself and his fellow students gain confidence and credibility by writing and publishing books.

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Playing Ben Affleck’s daughter

Playing Ben Affleck’s daughter

March 11, 2019

Maddy Wary is a mathematics and brain and cognitive sciences dual major from Hawaii. But during Spring Break this week, she makes her onscreen debut in Triple Frontier, a Netflix action thriller.

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Rochester student selected for public policy fellowship

Rochester student selected for public policy fellowship

March 4, 2019

Political science major Jin Seokjin Kim ’20 (T5) has been selected for the Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship program at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Three Rochester teams compete for $1M Hult Prize

Three Rochester teams compete for $1M Hult Prize

February 22, 2019

Three teams of Rochester graduates and current students have reached the regional finals of the world’s largest social entrepreneurship competition.

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Rochester hits record number of Fulbright semifinalists

Rochester hits record number of Fulbright semifinalists

February 13, 2019

A record 27 University students and recent alumni have been named semifinalists in the Fulbright US Student Grant Program, the government’s flagship international educational exchange program.

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First in the family

First in the family

February 5, 2019

“I grew up feeling I would go to college no matter what,” says Hajim Scholar and computer science major Maisha Idris ’19. Idris’s story is striking, but not unusual at Rochester, where about 20 percent of undergraduates are first-generation, or “first-gen” students.

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