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Four Stories of Building Cars from Scratch
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Without Rochester Cheerleading, It’s Just a Game
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Pre-College Programs Testimonials
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How the Career Center Supports Students
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Rochester: A Great Place for Veterans
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Rochester’s 166th Class
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First Taste of College Life
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ROCAppella Music Festival
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Veteran and Military Family Services Office
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Annual Medical Education Conference 2016

Four Stories of Building Cars from Scratch

What is Baja SAE? Baja Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)® consists of competitions that simulate real-world engineering design projects and their related challenges. Engineering students are tasked to design and build an off-road vehicle that will survive the severe punishment of rough terrain. Students must function as a team to not only design, build, test, promote,[…]

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Without Rochester Cheerleading, It’s Just a Game

by Yukako Ito, Class of 2017             (From left to right: MICDS HS Varsity Cheerleading, Meliora Weekend 2013, Meliora Weekend 2016) A month before my high school graduation in May 2013, I made my decision to join the University of Rochester Cheerleading team. Cheerleading, a passion I found my freshman[…]

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Pre-College Programs Testimonials

Name: Dylan Dailor     Hometown: Rochester, NY Program/Classes: Rochester Scholars Session A (War Room: Strategies of an American Battle Plan and Creative Music Making for Everyone) This is your third time participating in the Pre-College Program here at University of Rochester. What were some classes that you took each year and your experiences? In[…]

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How the Career Center Supports Students

by Jonathan Scott, Class of 2017 The University of Rochester has great resources for career advancement. The Gwen M. Greene Career & Internship Center offers many resources designed to get students connected with employers; the Handshake portal in particular is an online resource that creates a network of efficient communication between college students and employers. From[…]

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Rochester: A Great Place for Veterans

by Pat Toporzycki, Senior Associate Director, Director of VMFS On Veterans Day, it’s time to thank all those who have served to protect our freedom that many of us take for granted. I hope everyone will take a moment to reflect and thank our fellow servicemen and servicewomen for their sacrifices and contributions so we[…]

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Rochester’s 166th Class

by Jonathan Burdick, Dean of College Admission and Vice-Provost for Enrollment Initiatives Rochester’s 166th Class moved in this week, bringing 1,335 freshmen and more than 100 transfer students to the sunny and significantly reconstructed River Campus. The Class is half men and half women. Fewer than half are White, non-Hispanic, making Rochester’s 5,300 undergraduates overall “minority-majority.”[…]

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First Taste of College Life

by Jasmine Han, Pre-College Counselor Hello! My name is Jasmine and I’m part of the Class of 2019. I am on the pre-med track and potentially majoring in biochemistry while minoring in clinical psychology and clustering in Spanish language. I’m from Seattle, Washington and have visited the West Coast states as well as Taiwan multiple times (coming to[…]

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ROCAppella Music Festival

by Jalon Howard, Class of 2016, Kauffman Entrepreneurial Year student For many, the University of Rochester’s fifth-year programs offer an opportunity for students to extend their scope of knowledge and further celebrate the pursuit of creativity and understanding. For me, the Kauffman Entrepreneurial Year (KEY) Program represented this and more. Spending the year executing a novel[…]

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Veteran and Military Family Services Office

by Pat Toporzycki, Senior Associate Director, Director of VMFS It’s hard to believe that it will be two years on November 11, 2016 that the Veteran and Military Family Services Office (VMFS) at the University of Rochester began. The main goal of VFMS is to serve as a resource to veteran students across Rochester’s main[…]

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Annual Medical Education Conference 2016

by Funmi Ogunbufunmi, Class of 2018 The Annual Medical Education Conference (AMEC) hosted by the Student National Medical Association is an educational program that provides young aspiring doctors with connections, information, skills, and potential mentors through interactive workshops, seminars, and social events. The purpose of AMEC is to equip members at all stages of their education—from those just completing their[…]

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