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Statement from President Seligman regarding DACA

Statement from President Seligman regarding DACA

September 5, 2017

The University of Rochester reaffirms its unqualified support to its undocumented students and employees who are here under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

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First-year students fan across community on Wilson Day

First-year students fan across community on Wilson Day

August 29, 2017

More than 1,400 first-year students fanned out to 94 sites—schools, churches, libraries, museums, senior centers and more—to learn more about their new home and to help community organizations.

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Patient plays saxophone while surgeons remove brain tumor

Patient plays saxophone while surgeons remove brain tumor

August 26, 2017

A team of surgeons, brain and cognitive science researchers, and music theorists worked together to preserve a musician’s ability to experience music, ending in a remarkable saxophone solo on the operating table.

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Icy air reveals human-made methane levels higher than previously believed

Icy air reveals human-made methane levels higher than previously believed

August 24, 2017

Professor Vasilii Petrenko and his team are studying the air trapped in ice cores that date back nearly 12,000 years, long before mankind’s use of fossil fuels, to separate man-made from naturally occurring methane sources.

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Welcome, Class of 2021

Welcome, Class of 2021

August 23, 2017

Christina Kersten ’21, left, and her mother, Jie, pose for a photo at the painted rock at Susan B. Anthony Hall. Students from the incoming Class of 2021 arrived on both River Campus and the Eastman School of Music. “It’s new and exciting, and fresh,” orientation director Eleanor Oi said of Move-In Day. “It’s a new beginning for everyone.”

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Does guilt make good parenting?

Does guilt make good parenting?

August 22, 2017

There isn’t much Judith Smetana doesn’t know about parenting teenagers. Her latest study in a nearly 40-year career as a professor of psychology, looks at the effect of using guilt as a parenting tool.

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Nothing I can say, a partial eclipse of the sun

Nothing I can say, a partial eclipse of the sun

August 21, 2017

From Eastman Quad to the Engineering Quad, River Campus was filled with people, eclipse glasses in hand, to view the moon passing across the face of the sun, offering views of a partial eclipse. Despite some passing clouds, the show didn’t disappoint.

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A quick look at the Class of 2021

A quick look at the Class of 2021

August 19, 2017

The more than 1,500 members of the College’s Class of 2021 come from 42 states and 105 countries, and were selected from among more than 18,000 applicants—a record number.

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Quadcast: A student’s guide for back to school

Quadcast: A student’s guide for back to school

August 15, 2017

First-year students have plenty of questions about college life. In this episode of the Quadcast, host Caitlin Davie ’19 asks University staff, recent graduates, and current students for their tips on making a smooth and successful transition to college life.

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East High School student experiment headed for space station

East High School student experiment headed for space station

August 11, 2017

Students at East High School had their science experiment chosen by a national competition, and they’ll see their experiment take off for the International Space Station.

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