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Translating Nobel-worthy science for a broad audience

Translating Nobel-worthy science for a broad audience

May 15, 2019

For their capstone project, a senior design team has built a demonstration model for museum audiences of the Nobel Prize-winning laser technology developed by Rochester alumna Donna Strickland ’89 (PhD).

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Carillon strikes a chord for senior physics major

Carillon strikes a chord for senior physics major

May 14, 2019

With a major in physics and a minor in music, Alex Johnson ’19 is heading to Belgium after graduation to learn more about “the bells” that inspired him in Rochester. “Lots of deciding to do. There isn’t a wrong decision.”

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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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Celebrating national student award winners for 2018–19

Celebrating national student award winners for 2018–19

May 10, 2019

Meet some of the Rochester students who have earned national honors and scholarships in recognition of their academic achievements this year.

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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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Senior capstone projects merge technology and humanities through digital media

Senior capstone projects merge technology and humanities through digital media

May 9, 2019

From virtual reality projects that foster empathy for the deaf and hard of hearing to a video game that supports English language learners, five teams of digital media students tackle real-world problems.

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Finding the ‘missing piece’ in social entrepreneurship

Finding the ‘missing piece’ in social entrepreneurship

May 9, 2019

Muhammad Miqdad is graduating with a degree in chemical engineering, but his four years at Rochester are leading him to a future focused on connecting the dots between technology, business, and social good.

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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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Making their mark: Meet the Class of 2019

Making their mark: Meet the Class of 2019

May 8, 2019

They’re engineers and artists. Activists and athletes. Meet just a few of the members of Rochester’s graduating class who are ready to make their communities—and our world—ever better.

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