Please consider downloading the latest version of Internet Explorer
to experience this site as intended.
Tools Search Main Menu

Jim Mandelaro

rss feed

Jim Mandelaro's Latest Posts

Sixteen College students honored with O’Brien Book Award

Sixteen College students honored with O’Brien Book Award

October 11, 2019

The annual award recognizes undergraduate students who excelled academically and in leadership roles during their first year at the College.

Continue Reading

An inaugural celebration: ‘A University of this community’

An inaugural celebration: ‘A University of this community’

October 4, 2019

In a ceremony filled with tradition, music, laughter, and optimism, Sarah C. Mangelsdorf was formally invested Friday afternoon as the University of Rochester’s 11th president. “The University of Rochester was built by the people of Rochester,” she said in her inaugural address. “We are not just a University in this community. We are a University of this community.”

Continue Reading

Construction on Sloan Performing Arts Center to begin in November

Construction on Sloan Performing Arts Center to begin in November

October 2, 2019

Construction is scheduled to begin in November on the Sloan Performing Arts Center, a 29,000-square-foot facility on the River Campus that will provide new space for theatrical programs, dance programs, concerts, and other activities.

Continue Reading

Three professors to receive Goergen Awards for teaching excellence

Three professors to receive Goergen Awards for teaching excellence

September 18, 2019

Matthew BaileyShea, in the College’s Department of Music and the Eastman School of Music; Ryan Prendergast, in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures; and Katherine Schaefer, in the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program are this year’s teaching honorees.

Continue Reading

Putting computer science to work curbing poverty

Putting computer science to work curbing poverty

September 12, 2019

Growing up in Uruguay Fernanda Sesto ’23 was the only female student in her computer science-focused high school. At Rochester, she plans to continue using technology to tackle issues of social inequality.

Continue Reading

Violist finds his home at Eastman School of Music

Violist finds his home at Eastman School of Music

September 9, 2019

Living in a shelter during parts of his high school years, Jafrè Chase ’23E never stopped practicing the viola, and never stopped dreaming and working toward a better life.

Continue Reading

Field hockey team aims to raise suicide awareness

Field hockey team aims to raise suicide awareness

September 9, 2019

Field hockey teammates Kate Kujawa ’20 and Amanda Guido ’20 have both been touched by suicide. Now the team is dedicating its September home game to remembering those lost and to raising awareness of support available for those who need help.

Continue Reading

‘Just the most incredible feeling in the world’

‘Just the most incredible feeling in the world’

September 5, 2019

For first-generation college student Siera Sadowski ’23, the financial freedom of a Handler Scholarship and the academic freedom of Rochester’s curriculum are opening doors.

Continue Reading

Football, acting, and activism spur this South Florida native

Football, acting, and activism spur this South Florida native

September 3, 2019

James Bentayou ’23 hopes Rochester will become a place where he can combine his interest in acting, politics, and football. “I want people on campus to remember me.”

Continue Reading

The (drum) beat goes on for this musician engineer

The (drum) beat goes on for this musician engineer

August 28, 2019

Combining her life-long love for music with her interest in technology led Sanaa Finley ’23 to feel “right at home” at Rochester.

Continue Reading