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Let’s Make Some Noise: Musical Opportunities on Campus  
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Let’s Talk Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies
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What to Do with an English Major
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Society of Women Engineers Conference
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LOGOS Panel: Technology and Creativity
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Orhan Pamuk Visits Rochester
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David Berry Visits Rochester
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Things to Keep in Mind Moving Forward
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Graduating Students
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Taxes

Let’s Make Some Noise: Musical Opportunities on Campus  

by Sara Kowalski, Class of 2017, Humanities Fellow The University of Rochester is an incredibly musical campus, and there are so many opportunities to get involved—you might not realize them all. To make it easier, I’ve collected them here. In addition to these, you may be interested in majoring, minoring, or clustering in music or[…]

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Let’s Talk Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies

by Sara Kowalski, Class of 2017, Humanities Fellow Are you passionate about issues of gender and sexuality from an academic, activist, or community perspective? If so, Rochester has many opportunities and resources for you! For example, you may want to take courses in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies (GSW) or join a student organization like College[…]

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What to Do with an English Major

by Sara Kowalski, Class of 2017, Humanities Fellow The Undergraduate English Council holds two annual events: a graduate student meet-and-greet to discuss graduate program in English and a panel event titled “What to Do with an English Major” in which faculty and alumni speak about their experiences and answer students’ questions. This year, the four[…]

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Society of Women Engineers Conference

by Haley Knapp, Conference Coordinator, Society of Women Engineers The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) recently attended the Society of Women Engineers Conference in Austin, Texas. Recap of the conference and our return During the conference, our members learned a lot about networking, resume building, and current advancements for women in science. Upon returning from the conference,[…]

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LOGOS Panel: Technology and Creativity

by Sara Kowalski, Class of 2017, Humanities Fellow Every fall semester, LOGOS hosts one of its popular panels. These events get to the heart of issues creative minds at Rochester want to understand. Previous years have explored “Art as Therapy,” “How to Handle Rejection,” and so on. This year’s panel focused on the matter of[…]

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Orhan Pamuk Visits Rochester

by Sara Kowalski, Class of 2017, Humanities Fellow As part of their Memory and Forgetting series, the Humanities Center has hosted and will continue to host some amazing guests this year. Our October guest was the esteemed Nobel Laureate and Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk. In addition to class visits and a lunchtime Q&A, he also[…]

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David Berry Visits Rochester

by Sara Kowalski, Class of 2017, Humanities Fellow Last month, National Humanities Medalist and University of Rochester alumnus David Berry gave a guest lecture at the Humanities Center titled “Humanities Against All Odds.” Berry gave an overview of the history of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the National Endowment for the Arts[…]

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Things to Keep in Mind Moving Forward

Summer aid Undergraduates interested in taking summer classes must complete the Summer Aid Application, available through FAOnline, by mid-February. The Financial Aid Office will process your request and determine your potential eligibility for federal and/or state aid. Private loans can also be used to pay for summer classes if you do not qualify for federal and/or state[…]

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Graduating Students

Exit counseling Federal regulations require that students who are graduating, withdrawn, inactive, or are no longer enrolled at least halftime must complete loan exit counseling for any Federal Direct, Perkins, Nursing or University loans received at the University of Rochester. Please review FAOnline to determine the types of loans you have borrowed throughout your attendance[…]

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Taxes

Make sure we have the right information In preparation for the upcoming 2017 tax year, the Bursar’s Office will prepare the 1098-T form for distribution. Form 1098‐T contains information about qualified tuition and related expenses to help determine whether you (or the person who can claim you as a dependent) may take either the tuition[…]

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