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  • Star Swimmer / Classroom Shark
    Lauren-Bailey Swimmer Shark

    Lauren Bailey, a senior majoring in chemical engineering, was one of 10 University scholar-athletes recognized for their abilities “on the field” and in the classroom. Bailey, from Ossining, NY, holds the University records for the 100 butterfly, 200 butterfly, 200 freestyle, 200 individual medley, and is a part of all the record-holding relay teams. Bailey, who has a GPA of 3.87, says that balancing athletics and academics is “definitely not easy.”

     

     

Digging Into Bermuda’s Slave Past
Barbados Bones

When Anima Ghimire’s history advisor recruited students for an archaeological dig in Bermuda, Ghimire instantly responded, “I’m on board!”

Laptop Orchestra brings creative fusion to the Fringe
Laptop Orchestra

If your body was an instrument, what would it sound like? This is one of the questions that David Heid ’13 attempts to answer with the Rochester Laptop Orchestra, an interactive exhibition that blends art and science.

 

Tragos Quest: Sound Mind & Body
Tragos Quest

Russell Rosenkranz ’15 was selected among hundreds of national applicants for this year’s Tragos Quest, a 10-day trip through Greece sponsored by Sigma Phi Epsilon.

Newly discovered Susan B. Anthony letters
SB Anthony Letters Acquisition

On Aug. 26, 1920, with the formal adoption of the 19th Amendment, women won the right to vote. Now, a newly discovered collection of Susan B. Anthony letters will help show how.

Top Producers of U.S. Fulbright Students
Fulbright Scholars 2014

The research institutions on this list whose Fulbright applicants had the highest rates of success were the University of California at San Diego, the University of Rochester, and Arizona State University.

 

Jeni Stolow; An Unconventional Life
Stolow Jeni

Do you know anyone who places frozen spoons every morning on her eyes just to wake herself up? Well if you know Jeni Stolow ’14, then you do!

 

Life in the Wild
Life in the Wild

What are you doing at 4:30 a.m. on a school day? For most undergrads, an average morning involves sleeping, or perhaps some last minute work on a paper or project. For Tyler Breen ‘16, it is the start of his workday during waterfowl season…

The Sky’s the Limit with OdysseyLife
Odyssey LIfe

Did you have trouble adjusting to life on campus as a freshman? Well now there’s an app for that! University of Rochester undergraduates Keyu (Sky) Song ‘15 and Xiayan (Eric) Huan ’15 are the founders of OdysseyLife Inc…

 

STEM Initiative Grows to Promote Science Education
STEM Science Ed

A new student organization is hoping to sow the seeds of science throughout the Rochester community.  Dubbed the STEM Initiative, the group focuses on motivating and inspiring young students to pursue education in the “STEM” fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.

 

What the Fudge?
What Fudge

Meet Kiara Medina ‘15 and Jessica Brogdon ‘16, the current University of Rochester Candy Engineers. The Candy Engineer position is passed down from year to year, with only two being active at a time. Medina, a junior business major…