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Rochester: A Great Place for Veterans
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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
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19th Ward Spelling Bee
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ArtAwake 2016
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Three Experiences with UR Baja
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Simon Scholars 2016
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Entrepreneurship: What Does It Actually Mean?

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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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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19th Ward Spelling Bee

by Daniel Aliber, Class of 2017 On April 9, 2016, the brothers of Sigma Phi Epsilon hosted over 70 students from five schools in the 19th Ward for the sixth annual 19th Ward Spelling Bee! Students from Dr. Walter Cooper Academy School No. 10, John Walton Spencer School No. 16, Dr. Charles T. Lunsford STEM Academy School No. 19, Adlai[…]

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ArtAwake 2016

by Gabryella M. Pulsinelli, Class of 2016 ArtAwake was founded by a group of student volunteers in the Urban Exploring Club at Rochester in 2008. It’s a popular festival that brings college students and the community together. It was even named as the ‘Student Driven Program of the Year’ by the Association of College Unions International.[…]

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Three Experiences with UR Baja

Mario Gutierrez, Class of 2019 Studying at the University of Rochester has been one of the biggest challenges in my life. I’m proud to be part of the Hajim School of Engineering, and even though I’m a freshman, I’ve already learned a lot of things. While I strongly believe that going to classes and getting good[…]

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Simon Scholars 2016

Finally the moment you’ve all been waiting for: The 2016 Simon Scholars Case Competition winners! On Sunday, March 20, Carla Mattioli and I welcomed our 4th-annual Simon Scholars competitors to campus. Modeled after the Early Leaders Case Competition held by the Simon Business School, this year’s Simon Scholars competition for high school senior applicants was[…]

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Entrepreneurship: What Does It Actually Mean?

by Jesse Reichenstein, member of the Class of 2016 and president of Spark Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurship (n) en·tre·pre·neur·ship: A word most of us have probably heard but are still kind of unclear on what it means. As a part of the Spark Entrepreneurs student community, that’s what we try to clear up on campus. We get a lot of students saying, “Oh…[…]

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