Category - Alumni

University of Rochester

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Math at the Movies
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Party in the UAA
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Lessons from Meliora Weekend 2012
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About Me
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Think 1,500 days from now
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Who’s This Guy?
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Meliora Weekend at the University of Rochester
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Courage Bowl!
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Postgrad: Jamie Sokol ’05
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Postgrad: Jamie Sokol ’05

Math at the Movies

It’s no secret that most students love when class is canceled. Usually, it means more free time to do whatever you want (e.g., sleep, study, socialize). However, when my EAS10X Seminar was rescheduled, my friends and I didn’t go hang out in the lounge with the rest of our hallmates — we went to a different lecture.[…]

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Party in the UAA

During the weekend of October 12, I traveled to Pittsburgh and Atlanta with my soccer team to play two conference games. The first was on Friday in Pittsburgh against Carnegie Mellon University. Although the final score was 1-0 in CMU's favor, we turned our focus to our next game in Atlanta against top ranked Emory[…]

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Lessons from Meliora Weekend 2012

Meliora Weekend 2010 — my freshman year and my first foray with this crazy campus event — I unknowingly broke my foot. Meliora Weekend 2011 — I nearly died in a head-on collision between midterm hell week and the surrounding festivities. But Meliora Weekend 2012, I am happy to report, went off rather beautifully and painlessly[…]

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About Me

Hi, everyone! My name is Heather Alico and I am a senior, brain and cognitive science (BCS) major. My focus in BCS is on neurodevelopment and language. I hope to continue on to nursing school after graduation and become a psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner. In summer 2011, I completed my Spanish minor by[…]

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Think 1,500 days from now

by Jason Buitrago For the first time ever in American history, the U.S. Census revealed that 30% of adults older than 25 had a college degree. Slightly over a decade ago, that number was less than 25%. This is significant progress in the push for Americans to obtain their college degree. As millions of high[…]

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Who’s This Guy?

by Jason Buitrago My name is Jason Buitrago, and I’m one of the assistant directors in the Financial Aid Office at the University of Rochester. I’m also a UR alumnus, a city resident, a counselor, a graduate student, and an avid fan of pretty much anything on Bravo TV. I hail from the land of[…]

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Courage Bowl!

So it is common knowledge that everyone who comes to the University of Rochester to be a student comes for the academics and is very smart. It’s what gives the school such high credentials. However, although academics are a big deal, our students also take part in tons of activities, including athletics. We are division[…]

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Postgrad: Jamie Sokol ’05

Jamie graduated in 2005 with a BA in Health and Society and a minor in Psychology. While at Rochester, she was an editor of the Campus Times and served as a research assistant at the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center. After graduation, she earned a master’s degree in public health from the University of Pittsburgh.[…]

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Postgrad: Jamie Sokol ’05

Jamie graduated in 2005 with a BA in Health and Society and a minor in Psychology. While at Rochester, she was an editor of the Campus Times and served as a research assistant at the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center. After graduation, she earned a master’s degree in public health from the University of Pittsburgh.[…]

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