Author - Ursula Balent

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Join Us for an Experience You Will Never Forget!
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Let Me Tell You About Samoa
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Apply for the Malawi Immersion Summer Seminar by March 1
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Are You Ready for Next Summer?
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Profile

Join Us for an Experience You Will Never Forget!

Malawi Summer Immersion Seminar Written by Joe Lanning, Instructor I recently completed a program review for the college version of the Malawi Immersion Seminar. I had a pretty good idea of what I would find during the program review. However, I was a little surprised and overwhelmed by the interviews I did with our home-stay[…]

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Let Me Tell You About Samoa

Written by Jessica Hardin, Instructor, Samoa Immersion Summer Seminar   Samoa is recovering from cyclone Evan, or as we call it here, a hurricane. Although this has caused many hardships across the islands, students can expect to be learning about this recovery during the Samoa Immersion Summer Seminar. In general, students should expect to land[…]

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Apply for the Malawi Immersion Summer Seminar by March 1

Written by Joe Lanning, Instructor, Malawi Immersion Summer Seminar   Two things that are rare for high school students and shouldn't be: Courses in anthropology. Study abroad programs that are more than tours of a foreign country or short-term “volunteer” work. Why shouldn’t they be rare? Let’s let some high school students who recently participated[…]

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Are You Ready for Next Summer?

We are! The University of Rochester Pre-College Programs has launched its listing of classes for the summer of 2013. Following is a brief overview of our exciting offerings: • Rochester Scholars are non-credit classes for rising 9-12 grade students and are offered for one-, two-, and three-week sessions. Courses are reflective of areas of study available at[…]

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Profile

Hello, students and parents. I am Ursula Balent, program manager for the Pre-College Programs. I’m a Rochester native and currently live in Hilton, NY, along beautiful Lake Ontario. I have been at the University of Rochester since 1998, starting at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics as a graphic artist. In 2008, I moved to the[…]

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