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First in your family to go to college? Schools offer support

First in your family to go to college? Schools offer support

March 7, 2016

But today, thanks to the First Generation program at the University of Rochester, the 20-year-old from Dallas is thriving as a hopeful mechanical engineering major.

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Narayana Kocherlakota named first Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics

Narayana Kocherlakota named first Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics

June 8, 2015

Narayana Kocherlakota, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and a leading scholar of monetary and financial economics, has been appointed as the inaugural Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics. His appointment is effective January 1, 2016.

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Astronaut Sam Gemar to present undergrad scholarship

Astronaut Sam Gemar to present undergrad scholarship

October 21, 2014

Sam Gemar will be coming to campus to give a brief public lecture about the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) and his time with NASA. He will also present William Green ’16 with a $10,000 scholarship on behalf of ASF.

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Rochester grad recipient of Rotary Global Grant Scholarship

Rochester grad recipient of Rotary Global Grant Scholarship

July 23, 2014

The first Rochester graduate to earn this scholarship, Jordan Shapiro ’14 will use the grant to pursue a master’s degree at Aberystwyth University in Wales.

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Six Rochester students headed abroad through research, language grants

June 25, 2014

This summer, six University of Rochester students will travel abroad through two nationally competitive scholarships, the Critical Language Scholarship and the DAAD-RISE Scholarship program. This year’s scholarship recipients will study at universities in Russia and Germany.

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XRIJF/Eastman scholarship recipients announced

XRIJF/Eastman scholarship recipients announced

June 19, 2014

Pianist/composer Max Berlin and trumpeter Emanuel Burks have been named the recipients of this year’s Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival/Eastman School of Music Scholarship and will attend Eastman this fall as freshmen in the Department of Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media.

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Violinist performs scholarship recital

Violinist performs scholarship recital

March 31, 2014

Carmen Lavada Johnson-Pájaro is recipient of an award celebrating extraordinary talent and academic achievement of an African-American scholar-musician

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Eastman senior to sing in scholarship concert

Eastman senior to sing in scholarship concert

December 30, 2013

Soprano Joel Dyson, who was the scholarship recipient both last year and this year, will be featured on the program.

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Compete for a Full MBA Scholarship

Compete for a Full MBA Scholarship

November 19, 2013

There is one full-tuition grand prize scholarship for each program, valued at over $90,000 and three additional competitors will receive partial-tuition scholarships.

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EVENT: University of Rochester Expands Resources for Veterans

EVENT: University of Rochester Expands Resources for Veterans

November 11, 2013

The new services, geared toward enhancing student life on campus, augment the financial resources veterans receive through the Rochester Pledge Scholarship.

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