Category - Diversity

University of Rochester

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A Semester in Door Tags, Part 2
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Freshman Housing: Ins And Outs
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Roommate Relations 101
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5 Reasons To Join an E-board
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What To Expect 8,248 Miles Away From Home
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Friday Night Live: Balance Between Work and Play
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Hello, It’s Me… Ananya
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Annual Medical Education Conference 2016
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UR Hosts IB World Student Conference This Summer!
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Retreat for Rochester Students about Crime and Punishment

A Semester in Door Tags, Part 2

Read Part 1! Spring semester has come to an end, and as I am preparing to move out of my freshman dorm, I can’t help but to mull over my first year here at the University of Rochester. Spring semester, briefly described, was a whirlwind; I honestly feel that it was only yesterday that I moved[…]

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Freshman Housing: Ins And Outs

For the first two years of college at Rochester, you are required to stay on campus. As a freshman, this is either in one of the four buildings on the Freshman Quad (the Quad), or one of the four wings of Susan B. Anthony Halls (Sue B.). So, to help you get acquainted with your[…]

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Roommate Relations 101

Hello, all! With the arrival of the new freshmen of the Class of 2021 this fall, I thought that some tips about roommate and dorm situations would be helpful! So, welcome to Roommate Relations 101, where we will be learning more about how you can get along with your roommate. In this “course,” I will[…]

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5 Reasons To Join an E-board

Having an “e-board” (executive board) position or being on an e-board for something is slang among students here at the University of Rochester for being part of the management of one (or multiple!) of over 200 clubs and organizations on campus. These clubs include everything from arts and crafts to academics, sports, and entertainment. It is generally[…]

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What To Expect 8,248 Miles Away From Home

Life has an uncanny habit of cajoling you onto a path that strays substantially from your comfort zone, overwhelming you with sudden novelty. Having lived my entire life in the same house in a tranquil neighborhood of Bangalore in South India, the 33-hour journey to Upstate New York seemed like a surreal proposition found in[…]

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Friday Night Live: Balance Between Work and Play

The University of Rochester is well known for a variety of things, but their Friday nights aren’t typically one of them. Staying true to its stereotype as a bit of a “nerd school,” many students might end up studying well into a weekend night. Some, of course, are actively engaged in the Friday night life,[…]

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Hello, It’s Me… Ananya

Hello there! My name is Ananya Goyal, and I’m a freshman of the Class of 2020. I grew up in New Delhi, India, and am planning on majoring in biomedical engineering and minoring in international relations. I spend my free time exploring the campus, meeting new people, chasing groundhogs, and writing about the same. I’m extremely excited[…]

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Annual Medical Education Conference 2016

by Funmi Ogunbufunmi, Class of 2018 The Annual Medical Education Conference (AMEC) hosted by the Student National Medical Association is an educational program that provides young aspiring doctors with connections, information, skills, and potential mentors through interactive workshops, seminars, and social events. The purpose of AMEC is to equip members at all stages of their education—from those just completing their[…]

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UR Hosts IB World Student Conference This Summer!

The University of Rochester is thrilled to be one of two global hosts for the 2015 International Baccalaureate World Student Conference (IBWSC), held on campus August 2–8. And in a world of confounding complexity, tough-to-swallow headlines, and intractable disputes, we are equally as happy to present the conference theme, “Game Changers: Reaching Solutions Through the Instinct to[…]

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Retreat for Rochester Students about Crime and Punishment

This past weekend, during the second coldest February in Rochester’s history, 38 university students, staff, and faculty members bundled up and gathered for a retreat ninety minutes away at Beaver Hollow Conference Center. The weekend retreat provided a safe space for building a stronger community, making s’mores over a fire pit, and displaying creative performances[…]

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