Archive - July 2013

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Rochester Gay Pride Weekend
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‘Learn, Discover, Heal, Create’ at Strong Memorial Hospital
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New and unique majors that mix arts with engineering
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My Most Productive Summer Yet
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Rochester Jazz Festival
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Revenge of the Shirt: Part II of ‘A Year in T-Shirts’
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The Photon Camp: 2013 Edition
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Bonnaroo: My Summer Adventure.
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Summertime Networking
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Super Orientation!

Rochester Gay Pride Weekend

Today's guest post is written by Serra Sevenler, Class of 2015.   The annual City of Rochester’s Gay Pride Weekend was held July 19–21 this year. Organized by the Genesee Valley Gay Alliance, the highlight of the weekend was the Pride Parade and Festival held on Saturday. Thousands came out to celebrate with the LGBT community.[…]

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‘Learn, Discover, Heal, Create’ at Strong Memorial Hospital

There is a lot I could say to update you on my nursing school experience thus far. However, what I have enjoyed most has been my clinical experiences at the University of Rochester's Medical Center; Strong Memorial Hospital. As you may know, Strong is a "teaching hospital." The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry[…]

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New and unique majors that mix arts with engineering

Of the dozens of new majors launched at the University of Rochester in the last few years, one highlight is the popular new option in Audio and Music Engineering (AME) that began last semester. The major, even the concept, is so new that Rochester is the only place to offer it. A collaborative brainchild of[…]

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My Most Productive Summer Yet

Hello all! It has been a while since I have been in the blogosphere, but I assure you, I have been quite busy utilizing my time productively this summer. I am just finishing up my time at a nationwide program called Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP). There are many institutions that host this[…]

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Rochester Jazz Festival

Today's guest post is written by Serra Sevenler, Class of 2015. For me, the highlight of a summer in Rochester is the Rochester International Jazz Festival. This world-renowned nine-day festival dedicated to all genres of creative improvised music never fails to disappoint. There are over 1,200 musicians from all over the world and more than 300 concerts, including 81 free[…]

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Revenge of the Shirt: Part II of ‘A Year in T-Shirts’

Hi, my name’s Alycia, I like to get free T-shirts, and this is part two of my blog about them. If you haven’t already, read my Part I of “A Year in T-Shirts”, then you can catch up on all the T-shirts I obtained first semester. And now that you’ve thoroughly enjoyed my wit, I[…]

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The Photon Camp: 2013 Edition

Earlier this month, The Institute of Optics organized the first edition of the Photon Camp, a one-week program designed for rising high school seniors to get an overview of the vast universe of Optics and hands-on experience performing experiments, learning about light and how we interact with it, and having fun with lasers, high tech[…]

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Bonnaroo: My Summer Adventure.

As I’ve mentioned before, I spent the summer before my freshman year on a five-week trip throughout China. This summer, I lacked the funds for such an adventure, but still managed to afford a trip to Bonnaroo music festival. Bonnaroo is located in Manchester, Tennessee. It is a four-day music festival, where music plays from[…]

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Summertime Networking

Although summer is a great time to rest and relax, it’s also a chance to network with professionals in fields you’re interested in going into. I love meeting new people and getting to learn about their backgrounds and experiences. I am still on schedule to intern this summer at a biomedical engineering company, but budget[…]

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Super Orientation!

Faster than a speeding golf cart, able to leap from high school to college in a single bound, and with more programming than meets the eye—it's Orientation! We've been hard at work diligently planning, plotting, and programming to make this year's Orientation better than ever. Some might call it fantastic, even incredible, but we all[…]

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