Category - Diversity

University of Rochester

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Delta Upsilon’s Dance 4 Charity
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Rochester Makes College Affordable for Veterans and Military Families
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Scientific Conferences Aren’t Nearly as Boring as They Sound!
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Welcome to Sophie 101
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Hijabi for a Day
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Why Rochester?
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Rochester to Host IB Coordinators on Campus
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Happy Year of the Horse!
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Clock of the Nations
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What is the Multicultural Visitation Program?

Delta Upsilon’s Dance 4 Charity

The fraternity I am a part of, Delta Upsilon, hosts an annual campus dance competition called Dance 4 Charity (D4C). This past December was the fourth annual show, hosted inside Douglas Dining Hall. Yup, even our dining halls, just one part of our beautiful campus, can be transformed into a stage and show space. So[…]

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Rochester Makes College Affordable for Veterans and Military Families

During a recent conversation with my financial aid advisor, I was reminded was once again of how lucky I am to be at a school that is so accommodating to students with military benefits. I am currently in the unbelievably exciting process of planning a semester abroad, and after going to an info session, meeting with[…]

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Scientific Conferences Aren’t Nearly as Boring as They Sound!

Charles Gaugh, Optics Expert, and myself at the “Frontiers in Optics” Industry Exhibit Hall Last month, I traveled to Tucson, AZ, for an annual scientific conference in optics as a representative for the Rochester’s Optical Society of America Student Chapter. Every year, one representative from the chapter is eligible to attend with all expenses covered.[…]

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Welcome to Sophie 101

Hello all! Welcome to Sophie 101! In this introductory “class,” you will be learning a lot about me and my general college life at University of Rochester! This is the class to prepare you for higher level UR 200 series class in the future! So now please follow me and let’s start an amazing journey together![…]

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Hijabi for a Day

Here at the University of Rochester, we have great campus diversity, and part of that diversity includes females who wear the hijab, which is a head covering traditionally worn by some Muslim females. Women who wear a hijab are known as hijabi women. Earlier this month, I participated in a new University of Rochester event called[…]

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Why Rochester?

Hi all, it’s been a crazy few months as I’ve transitioned into my role as Midwest Regional Rep. Getting used to the new responsibility and a new city, Chicago, have been really crazy, but I finally feel like I’m getting a grasp on all the things happening at once. It is a good time for[…]

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Rochester to Host IB Coordinators on Campus

At Rochester, we're continuing our efforts to appeal to the IB community and to communicate what a good match we think we are for students who complete the IB Diploma Program. We're continuing to learn how best to work with students, parents, guidance counselors, teachers, and IB coordinators to understand as much as we can[…]

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Happy Year of the Horse!

It was the Chinese New Year a few weeks ago, and it was my first time not spending this important and joyous occasion with my family. Chinese New Year, very much self-explanatory, celebrates the arrival of a new year on the Chinese calendar. Before Chinese New Year, it is a traditional practice to clean and[…]

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Clock of the Nations

Dear reader, greetings. I hope your winter break was restful, and that whatever you’ve resumed, be it school, work, or travels, is going well. Perhaps you’d agree with me that if it hasn’t already, the world is increasingly becoming a global village, with the advent of the Internet and all ensuing forms of social media.[…]

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What is the Multicultural Visitation Program?

Happy Holidays everyone! My name is Campbell Halligan and I am the Diversity and Outreach Coordinator in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Rochester. I actually graduated from Rochester in 2013 with a double major in English literature and psychology! I worked throughout my undergraduate years at the Office of Admissions in[…]

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