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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?
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Winners of the Simon Scholars Case Competition 2015
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What I Learned at the Simon Scholars Case Competition
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Winners of the Simon Scholars Case Competition 2014
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What the Simon Scholars Competition Taught Me

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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Winners of the Simon Scholars Case Competition 2015

Written by Justine Rumbel, Assistant Director, Admissions   Looking up from my coffee-scented office on a Friday afternoon, the snow piling up outside my window, I take a break from reading applications to refill my mug. As I walk down the hallway, I see a once-familiar sight from this time last year: Carla has put[…]

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What I Learned at the Simon Scholars Case Competition

By Nirupama Muralidharan, Class of 2018 We had twelve hours. Twelve hours to solve the world’s problems. Well, maybe it wasn't that serious, but it definitely felt that way. Let me start from the beginning. I applied to the Simon Scholars Case Competition on a whim. I didn’t know what to expect and wasn't even sure[…]

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Winners of the Simon Scholars Case Competition 2014

Written by Justine Rumbel, Assistant Director, Admissions And the winners are… Congratulations to all of our Simon Scholars Case Competition participants!  On Sunday February 9, we welcomed 38 students to campus for our second annual Simon Scholars Case Competition. This event was modeled after the Early Leaders Case Competition held by the Simon Graduate School of[…]

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What the Simon Scholars Competition Taught Me

Written by Kate van der Sloot, Class of 2017 and winner of the Simon Scholars Case Competition, 2013. When I first heard about the Simon Scholars competition, I had no intention whatsoever of applying to compete. I didn’t know much about business at all. Sure, I had taken a couple of business classes in high[…]

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