Archive - May 2014

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My Summer Plans, Summer 2014
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It’s the Journey that Counts: Commencement 2014
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Rochester Withdrawals: Making the Transition Back Home
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Meet Our 2014 Pre-College Counseling Staff
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The Men’s Soccer Team Goes to Germany!
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RocHack’s Spring 2014 Hackathon: 24 Hours of Making Things
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Hijabi for a Day
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Living Off Campus: Luxe Life or Budgeting Bonanza?

My Summer Plans, Summer 2014

In August, I’ll be traveling to Leh, Ladakh, India, where I’ll be working with Professor Nancy Chin on her smoking cessation research project. I’m so excited to have the chance to take my public health knowledge to the field and apply what I’ve learned. Students work with community groups in Ladakh, India, each summer to[…]

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It’s the Journey that Counts: Commencement 2014

The Class of 2014 just graduated from the University of Rochester, and I can’t seem to get the words of Senior Class President, James Wu, out of my mind. The Senior Class President gets the distinct privilege of addressing the Class at the Commencement Ceremony, and James did an amazing job capturing the essence of[…]

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Rochester Withdrawals: Making the Transition Back Home

Summer has barely begun and I’m already missing Rochester. I miss my friends, I miss my campus, I miss my classes, and I miss my independence. Don’t get me wrong, it’s been wonderful to be back home—getting to spend time with my family and friends, eating home-cooked food, and enjoying the beautiful landscape of rural[…]

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Meet Our 2014 Pre-College Counseling Staff

Written by Ellie Law, Graduate Head Counselor, Pre-College Programs In just over a month, Pre-College Programs 2014 will be underway! As Graduate Head Counselor for this summer, I am looking forward to meeting all of the summer students and introducing them to our 15 amazing Pre-College Counselors. The counselors this summer are a fantastic reflection of[…]

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The Men’s Soccer Team Goes to Germany!

So the men's soccer team's long-awaited international trip to Germany is finally upon us.  As we travel through the country, I will be blogging on a pretty regular basis. To keep up with the blog, see some cool pictures, and learn more about this exciting trip, check out the Rochester athletics page!

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RocHack’s Spring 2014 Hackathon: 24 Hours of Making Things

Last month, students from both Rochester and RIT got together for RocHack’s first 24-hour Hackathon. The start of the 24-hour event on Saturday, April 12, in Rettner Hall on the River Campus. Photo by Jack Valinsky, Class of 2017. What’s RocHack? It’s a group on campus for students who like to write cool software, mess[…]

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Hijabi for a Day

Here at the University of Rochester, we have great campus diversity, and part of that diversity includes females who wear the hijab, which is a head covering traditionally worn by some Muslim females. Women who wear a hijab are known as hijabi women. Earlier this month, I participated in a new University of Rochester event called[…]

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Living Off Campus: Luxe Life or Budgeting Bonanza?

Now that the housing lottery is over and the dust has settled, you know where you’ll be living next fall! That’s great news! I bet you’re excited, whether you’re a freshman on the quad or in Sue B., or whether you’re an upperclassman in Hill Court (AKA “Phase”), over in Riverview, or chillin’ in special[…]

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