Category - Academics

University of Rochester

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Living and Learning Religion at Rochester
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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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How to Manage Your Time in College
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To Major or Minor? Or Just Double Major!
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What to Do with an English Major
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Society of Women Engineers Conference
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How to Prepare for the Spring Semester
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LOGOS Panel: Technology and Creativity
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Orhan Pamuk Visits Rochester

Living and Learning Religion at Rochester

by Sara Kowalski, Class of 2017, Humanities Fellow There are so many ways to get involved in religion on campus, whether you are a practitioner of a certain religion, you want to learn more about religions other than your own, or if you are fascinated by the very concept of religion and want to study[…]

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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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How to Manage Your Time in College

College: it’s hectic for all of us. Prior to my first year, I was under the assumption that in college, you had to choose between excelling in school or having fun. In simple terms, thinking like that is “garbage.” You can do both; in fact, you should do both. However, you need an effective method of[…]

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To Major or Minor? Or Just Double Major!

One of the reasons I chose the University of Rochester is because of its flexible curriculum that allows students to choose their own set of academics without the limitation of required core classes. With so much freedom at hand, it is more than possible to have multiple minors or even double up on majors. So[…]

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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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How to Prepare for the Spring Semester

The new year is already upon us, and with it, the second semester will start soon. Although you might not want to give school any more thoughts until you absolutely have to (last semester wasn’t easy, after all), there are a couple things that you can do right now that will make the beginning of[…]

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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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