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University admits 12 students into Take Five Scholars Program

University admits 12 students into Take Five Scholars Program

June 4, 2019

Unique to the University, Take Five offers selected undergraduates a fifth, tuition-free year to complete self-designed projects unrelated to their majors and for the sole purpose of intellectual enrichment.

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Students selected for Take Five, e5 programs

Students selected for Take Five, e5 programs

January 24, 2019

The Take 5 and e5 programs, unique to Rochester, allow students to apply for a tuition-free fifth year of study. This year, 40 students will be taking part.

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Take Five offers students free path to pursuing passions

Take Five offers students free path to pursuing passions

February 12, 2018

Since 1986, nearly 1,200 University students have pursued their academic passions through the Take Five Scholars Program, which offers a tuition-free year to complete a self-designed curriculum.

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Creating communal spaces through public art

Creating communal spaces through public art

August 3, 2017

As part of the Take Five Scholars Program, Madison Carter ’18 is researching how public art—such as murals, sculptures, even performance art—influences social interactions in the city of Rochester.

This summer, the English literature and environmental studies major is interning with Richard Margolis, a well-known area photographer who documents art, architecture, and landmarks, and then compiles them into searchable databases. Carter is contributing to the descriptions of each piece of public art, researching the stories associated with their creation, and contacting the artists themselves for their input. She is also identifying additional works of public art to include in the database. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

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14 students selected for Take Five Program

14 students selected for Take Five Program

June 21, 2017

Fourteen undergraduate students were selected as new Take Five Scholars, a unique Rochester program that allows students to take a tuition-free fifth year of study in a field outside their major.

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QuadCast: Take Five and a tuition-free fifth year

QuadCast: Take Five and a tuition-free fifth year

April 19, 2017

Astrophysics majors studying Islam in Russia. Neuroscience majors studying public health and feminism. In the latest episode of the QuadCast, meet students in the University’s Take Five program, a unique opportunity for students to take a tuition-free fifth year to study something outside their major, purely for the pleasure of learning.

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Take Five Scholars pursue variety of course programs

Take Five Scholars pursue variety of course programs

March 13, 2017

The Take Five Scholars Program, unique to the University, will provide an additional year of academic study, tuition-free, to the 35 student selected in the most recent round of admissions.

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