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Ready to mentor ‘students like myself’

Ready to mentor ‘students like myself’

May 3, 2019

A biomedical engineering major and first-generation student, Kharimat Alatise ’19 is ready to pursue her doctorate and “be a role model to first-generation and minority students.”

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A winning track record

A winning track record

February 28, 2019

One of the most decorated athletes in Rochester’s history, Kylee Bartlett ’19 is looking to repeat as national pentathlon champion this weekend, and is cherishing the balance she’s found in her final season.

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Kylee Bartlett ’19 wins second straight NCAA heptathlon title

Kylee Bartlett ’19 wins second straight NCAA heptathlon title

May 25, 2018

With her back-to-back heptatholon wins and her pentathlon championship during the indoor season, Bartlett becomes just the second Rochester athlete in school history to win three NCAA titles.

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McNair Scholar gains first-hand insights on public health disparities

McNair Scholar gains first-hand insights on public health disparities

August 15, 2017

Joy Nicholas ’19 got her first look at the research process this summer—and likes what she saw., participating in all aspects of a Medical Center study on how race and ethnicity impact infant feeding practices.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Wilson Day and George Eastman Day of Service

PHOTO GALLERY: Wilson Day and George Eastman Day of Service

August 28, 2015

This year nearly 1,500 freshmen went out into the community to bond as a class, learn about the important work being done by organizations in their new home town, and volunteer to help.

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UR FOOT offers wilderness welcome for freshmen

UR FOOT offers wilderness welcome for freshmen

August 27, 2015

As part of a pre-orientation program, incoming freshmen bond during outing treks throughout Upstate New York’s wilderness.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Move-In Day 2015

PHOTO GALLERY: Move-In Day 2015

August 25, 2015

Nearly 1,300 freshmen forming the Class of 2019 moved in to their new homes on the University’s River Campus and Eastman School of Music this week. The incoming class comes from 47 states and 83 countries. At both Eastman and River Campus, current students were on hand to welcome and assist their new classmates as they got their first taste of their new home. Welcome to Rochester, Class of 2019!

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‘We only sing the first and third verses…’

‘We only sing the first and third verses…’

August 25, 2015

University Dean Paul Burgett leads the incoming class of 2019 in their first performance of the alma mater, “The Genesee,” joined by members of the University’s a cappella ensembles, President Seligman, and other campus leaders.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Nearly 1,300 freshmen forming the Class of 2019 will move into the University of Rochester’s River Campus

MEDIA ADVISORY: Nearly 1,300 freshmen forming the Class of 2019 will move into the University of Rochester’s River Campus

August 24, 2015

Freshmen and their parents from all over the country will arrive on River Campus on Tuesday, and be greeted by student volunteers who will unpack vehicles and bring luggage up to each student’s dorm.

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Save the dates: Move In Day and Wilson Day at the University of Rochester

Save the dates: Move In Day and Wilson Day at the University of Rochester

August 14, 2015

As students return to the University of Rochester campus later this month, two scheduled events may be newsworthy: Tuesday, Aug. 25 is Freshman Move In Day. Thursday, Aug. 27 is Wilson Day, a day of community service for incoming University students.

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