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University releases results of AAU Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct

University releases results of AAU Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct

October 15, 2019

This past February, students from the University of Rochester and 33 other colleges and universities participated in the survey, which was organized by the Association of American Universities.

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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.

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Students thrive at the intersections of engineering, computer science, and humanities

Students thrive at the intersections of engineering, computer science, and humanities

October 9, 2019

Seniors Melissa Wen, Nathan Nickerson, and Jarrod Young are this year’s winners of the Wells Award, given each year to high-achieving students in the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences who also excel in the humanities.

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Title IX Office says ‘Don’t Cancel That Class!’

Title IX Office says ‘Don’t Cancel That Class!’

September 19, 2019

The University’s Title IX Office has created a program where the valuable unused class time that results from a cancelled class can be turned into a workshop for students on sexual misconduct prevention.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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‘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.

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Meet the new LGBTQ+ liaison and community resource officer at DPS

Meet the new LGBTQ+ liaison and community resource officer at DPS

September 4, 2019

The Department of Public Safety recently appointed Laura Johnson as the department’s first LGBTQ+ liaison, and Erin Vess as the new community resource officer.

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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.”

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