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PHOTO ESSAYFall Looks The first days of the fall semester are filled with events, activities, and ceremonies to welcome new and returning students as they begin a new year on campus.
newyearMOVING EXPERIENCES: Hannah Rubin ’21E (above, left), a student from Bedford, Massachusetts, who’s enrolled at both the Eastman School of Music and the College, arrives at Eastman’s Student Living Center, where she gets help with her move from Sophie Volpe ’20E; Emily Garrett ’21 (below, left), from Phoenix, gets assistance from D’Lion Genesis Galindo ’20 for her move. (Photo: J. Adam Fenster)
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newyearGREAT GREETINGS: First-year students like Nathalie Leon ’21, from Haworth, New Jersey, and their families were met by Rocky, a cappella groups, and other campus greeters as they prepared to move into residence halls. (Photo: J. Adam Fenster)
newyearFIRST PLACE: Sarina Regehr ’21 (above, left), from Waban, Massachusetts, Annabelle Zhou ’21, from Davis, California, and Isabel Lieberman ’21, from Acton, Massachusetts, work to arrange Regehr’s room in the new Genesee Hall. (Photo: J. Adam Fenster)
newyearINTERNATIONAL IMAGES: Jing Shi ’21 (left), from Ningbo, China, poses for her student ID photo, one of the tasks international students completed when they arrived on campus. (Photo: J. Adam Fenster)
newyearMOMENT FOR MEDICINE: David Lambert, associate professor of medicine and senior associate dean for medical student education, takes a selfie as first-year medical students assemble after the Dr. Robert L. & Lillian H. Brent White Coat Ceremony. (Photo: J. Adam Fenster)
newyearSCHOOL SERVICE: Johvanny Rodriguez (left), from Jersey City, New Jersey, and Hao Chen, from Taiyuan, China, help weed the grounds at Rochester’s School No. 17, one of more than 90 organizations at which first-year students volunteered during the annual Wilson Day of community service. (Photo: J. Adam Fenster)
newyearLIGHT MOMENTS: First-year students take part in the Candlelight Ceremony at the end of their first full day on campus, one of several annual events that mark the transition to life as a Rochester student. (Photo: Mike Bradley)
newyearCAMPUS WELCOME: The Yellowjacket Pep Band entertains students and parents as they gather on the Eastman Quadrangle for the annual convocation ceremony, where students are officially welcomed to campus. (Photo: Keith Bullis)
newyearGATHERING INFORMATION: After moving in, students and their families visit an informational expo in the Feldman Ballroom in the Frederick Douglass Building, where University service and academic organizations provide information about their work to support students on campus. (Photo: J. Adam Fenster)