Hello! I'm a member of the Class of 2020 majoring in mechanical engineering and clustering in German language and culture. I'm from Egypt, but I've spent half my life in Abu Dhabi, UAE. I'm involved in Engineers for a Sustainable World, the Students' Association, the National Society of Collegiate Scholars, and the Student Association for the Development of Arab Cultural Awareness. PS: I love food! I am so thrilled to be sharing my experiences with everyone.
Hello! I'm a member of the Class of 2020 majoring in Biomedical Engineering and minoring in Philosophy. Originally from New Delhi, India, I'm currently involved in the Meridian Society, the Biomedical Engineering Society, Student Alumni Ambassadors, and research. I spend my free time walking across campus, making new friends, chasing groundhogs, and writing about the same. I'm so excited to share my experiences with all of you!
Hi there! I am a graduate student at the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester, majoring in Higher Education Administration. Originally, I was born in Kigwa Tabora in Tanzania, however, Syracuse NY is my hometown. I am currently a co-chair of the Higher Education Student Association (HESA) organization, graduate assistant for Leadership Programs in Residential Life, member of Warner Women in Leadership organization, and last but not least, the financial aid literacy program assistant. I have a passion for literacy and empowering others to take control of their financial future. I spend my free time meeting new people and doing research along the way. Looking forward to hearing your thoughts about my work!
Hi! I’m a member of the Class of 2022 planning to pursue majors in marketing and creative writing with a minor in journalism. I was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, but I’m thrilled to share my experiences about the second home I’ve found at the University of Rochester. On campus, I participate in the Campus Times, Forté Campus, and Hatha Yoga Club.
Hello! I'm a first-year student originally from India, but I've spent most of my life in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I intend to major in economics, and I also have a love for history and philosophy. On campus, I'm involved with SA Government, the Hindu Students Association, and Rochester Rangoli! I'm also an IB alumni, and you can usually find me soaking up the sun whenever it's out!
I am the Associate Director of International Admissions in our office, recruiting primarily in China and parts of Long Island. I graduated from Rochester in 2011, majoring in both chemical engineering and Chinese. I hope to answer questions we get from students all around the world, while also sharing a few of my own travel adventures!
Hi, I am a member of the Class of 2021 majoring in neuroscience and minoring in social psychology! I'm from the small town of Orange, Connecticut, and I'm involved in the BCS & Neuroscience Undergraduate Council, Students Helping Honduras, and the Korean American Student Association (KASA). I hope sharing my experiences at UR can help you!
I'm a member of the Class of 2021 from Seattle, WA majoring in psychology with minors in business and environmental humanities. I'm involved with Quidditch, GreenSpace, EcoReps, intramural sports, the Student Association of Vegan and Vegetarian Youth, and Hatha Yoga.
Hello! My name is Kenzie Potter. I'm a member of the Class of 2021 majoring in Statistics. I'm from a small beach town on the outer banks of North Carolina. I'm a member of the Association for Women in Mathematics, UR Pokémon, ASL Club, and Pride Network. In my free time, I like to go on adventures around Rochester and take pictures of my service dog, Intel.
My name is Madeleine Fordham, I'm from Amherst, Massachusetts, and I am a sophomore at the University of Rochester. Right now I am planning to double major in American Sign Language and theatre, with clusters in web design and British history. I also do every extracurricular activity I possibly can, including (but not limited to) ASL Club, Debate Union, TOOP, Todd Theatre, Campus Times, and Quidditch—go UR Thestrals!
Hi! I am a member of the class of 2020 majoring in mathematics, and a Take Five Scholar in the class of 2021. I'm originally from Fairfax, Virginia and I love the cold Rochester weather! On campus, I'm a member of the Music Interest Floor, Pep Band, and Wind Symphony, and I'm the President of No Jackets Required. When I'm not in class, you can find me in rehearsal with my trumpet.
I am an alumnus of the University of Rochester, and I've worked in the Financial Aid Office as both a student worker and now a financial aid counselor. While at the University I was an English major, history minor, and also was involved with Greek Life. When I'm not slaving away over a hot keyboard, I'm usually at home writing, reading historical fiction and non-fiction, and playing my guitar.
Hello! My name is Ruki and I am a current junior at the UofR. I am majoring in Computer Science, Anthropology, and Film/Media Studies. On-campus, I am involved in a variety of activities, including Women in Computing, Residential Life, and TOOP. I am also involved in the Rochester Prison Project and an avid advocate for social justice. Meliora!
Hello! I am a member of the Class of 2021, majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering. I am from Brooklyn, New York and I am involved in a variety of on-campus organizations and offices like the Admissions Office as a Student Blogger, Student Employment Ambassador at SEO, the National Society of Black Engineers, and the Society of Women Engineers. I am also a TA for ECE 112.
I'm the assistant director for Pre-College Programs. I’m a Rochester native and currently live in Hilton, NY. Pre-College Programs are designed for high school students in grades 9–12 to get a taste of the college experience through rigorous coursework and life-changing experiences. From this blog, you will hear from faculty, students, and staff directly involved with Pre-College Programs.