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University community comes together to celebrate Class of 2022 as one

University community comes together to celebrate Class of 2022 as one

May 14, 2022

On May 13, the University of Rochester conferred academic degrees to more than 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students as thousands of supporters cheered them on in Fauver Stadium and online. The first institution-wide commencement ceremony in nearly three decades honored the accomplishments of the entire graduating class, as well as of several award and honorary degree recipients.

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First institution-wide commencement in decades will celebrate entire Class of 2022

First institution-wide commencement in decades will celebrate entire Class of 2022

May 11, 2022

More than 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students will be honored during a ‘one University’ ceremony—the first in nearly three decades—in Fauver Stadium on May 13.

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Actor Lance Reddick to deliver Rochester’s  2022 Commencement address

Actor Lance Reddick to deliver Rochester’s 2022 Commencement address

April 11, 2022

Actor Lance Reddick, who studied classical composition at the Eastman School of Music and is known for roles in HBO’s The Wire and Amazon’s Bosch, will deliver this year’s Commencement address during the University-wide, in-person ceremony on May 13.

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University of Rochester plans in-person, institution-wide commencement ceremony

University of Rochester plans in-person, institution-wide commencement ceremony

January 18, 2022

A new ceremony on May 13 will kick off a weekend of events to celebrate the academic achievements of all members of the Class of 2022.

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Meliora 2021 celebrates Rochester’s resilience

Meliora 2021 celebrates Rochester’s resilience

October 3, 2021

Health and safety were top priorities during the first large event for alumni, students, and families since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Meliora 2021—a new spin on a popular fall weekend

Meliora 2021—a new spin on a popular fall weekend

July 12, 2021

The October 1–2 weekend marks milestone reunions, celebrates the Class of 2020, and welcomes families to visit campus. Special guests include Geena Davis as the commencement speaker and Margaret Cho as the featured performer.

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Here’s to the Class of 2021

Here’s to the Class of 2021

May 24, 2021

With ceremonies spanning across six days, respecting social distancing guidelines and gathering limits due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University honored this year’s graduating class in a commencement season like no other.

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Members of the College Class of 2021 reflect on four eventful years at the University

Members of the College Class of 2021 reflect on four eventful years at the University

May 18, 2021

As they prepare to graduate with the College’s Class of 2021, students from near and far say they’re well prepared for the future.

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Dual degree student enjoyed the best of both worlds

Dual degree student enjoyed the best of both worlds

May 18, 2021

Tessa Nojaim majored in tuba performance at Eastman and political science in the College.

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Eastman scholar finds a home in Rochester’s early music community

Eastman scholar finds a home in Rochester’s early music community

May 18, 2021

Cambridge organ scholar earns her second doctorate at the Eastman School of Music.

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