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‘A good reputation is measured by how much you can improve the lives of others’

‘A good reputation is measured by how much you can improve the lives of others’

September 25, 2018

Alumni and their families assemble food packages at the Baltimore Hunger Project, which was founded by Rochester alumna Lynne Kahn ’91. University of Rochester alumni are joining with alumni groups from the nation’s leading colleges and universities this month in a Global Day of Service. Alumni groups in San Francisco, New York City, Baltimore, Rochester, and other cities around the country are gathering to support the work of local nonprofits and community organizations. (AP Images for Rochester Review / Steve Ruark)

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Competition supports student community outreach

Competition supports student community outreach

September 7, 2018

Now in its third year, the Community Engagement Challenge encourages student organizations to propose a charitable outreach program that benefits the greater Rochester community.

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Students venture into Rochester for Wilson Day, Eastman Day of Service

Students venture into Rochester for Wilson Day, Eastman Day of Service

August 27, 2018

They set up school classrooms, played with children, cleaned senior living centers, served meals, and performed yardwork at more than 80 organizations around Rochester as part of the annual day of service for first-year students.

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Wilson Day celebrates 30 years of community engagement

Wilson Day celebrates 30 years of community engagement

August 23, 2018

More than 1,300 incoming students will fan out to about 90 Rochester schools, libraries, senior centers, neighborhood associations, and more to paint, stack bookshelves, rake, pull weeds, and begin to get involved in their new community.

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Dining Services grows its local foods program through partnership with Harvest Table

Dining Services grows its local foods program through partnership with Harvest Table

August 14, 2018

Dining Services is now one of a few college and university dining programs nationwide to embrace a fresh, customized “food first” philosophy through a new partnership with Harvest Table Culinary Group.

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Rochester Youth Year making an impact after 10 years

Rochester Youth Year making an impact after 10 years

July 26, 2018

For the past decade, more than 100 graduates of Rochester-area colleges have spent their first year out of school working to alleviate poverty in the local community through the University’s Rochester Youth Year program.

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Happy Pride, Rochester!

Happy Pride, Rochester!

July 24, 2018

A large contingent of University of Rochester students, faculty, and staff — more than 250 strong — joined the more than 150 organizations and an estimated 35,000 spectators who participated in the Rochester Pride Parade on Saturday.

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Hot town, Summer Sustainability Fellows in the city

Hot town, Summer Sustainability Fellows in the city

July 18, 2018

How will climate change affect the health and well-being of City of Rochester residents? This summer, students in a new sustainability fellowship program worked with city officials to help answer the question.

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New report details growth of University of Rochester   

New report details growth of University of Rochester  

June 21, 2018

New economic data from CGR places the University of Rochester as the largest private sector employer in upstate New York, noting that the education and healthcare sectors overall now account for 20% of all jobs in the state.

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Media arts initiative reflects on city of Rochester

Media arts initiative reflects on city of Rochester

June 1, 2018

NOSFERATU (The Undead), a film installation by New York city-based artist Javier Téllez, is the first of three moving image pieces commissioned by the Memorial Art Gallery for its Reflections on Place series.

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