Category - Humanities

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Rochester’s Curriculum: Keeping You on Your Toes. Always.
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Freedom to Pursue Your Passions!
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New and unique majors that mix arts with engineering
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The Visiting Humanist

Rochester’s Curriculum: Keeping You on Your Toes. Always.

"Does the University of Rochester have an undergraduate liberal arts curriculum?" "No." "So . . . we choose an area of interest when we come in and study that for the four years?" "Umm . . . not quite." Rochester's Open Curriculum At this point, any prospective student or parent (or even someone I get[…]

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Freedom to Pursue Your Passions!

I’m sure a lot of the people who read this blog would agree that the open curriculum of the University of Rochester was one of the main factors which ultimately led to their decision to attend/want to attend this University. For those of you who are unaware, the University of Rochester does not have any[…]

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New and unique majors that mix arts with engineering

Of the dozens of new majors launched at the University of Rochester in the last few years, one highlight is the popular new option in Audio and Music Engineering (AME) that began last semester. The major, even the concept, is so new that Rochester is the only place to offer it. A collaborative brainchild of[…]

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The Visiting Humanist

It’s been close to two months into the 2012 spring semester, and the University of Rochester, perhaps the City of Rochester, is shying away from the characteristically strong winter. Every now and then, I hear comments about how pleasantly disappointing this year’s winter has been—thus far. I quite remember that I couldn’t see the ground[…]

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