Category - Events

University of Rochester

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UR Hosts IB World Student Conference This Summer!
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The Perks of Being a D’Lion
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First Impressions of Goa, India
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Delta Upsilon’s Dance 4 Charity
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Halloween at Rochester
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2014 Fringe Festival: “Can’t Miss” Comes to Rochester
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Relaxing the Stress Away
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Seven Things to Do Before You Graduate
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RocHack’s Spring 2014 Hackathon: 24 Hours of Making Things
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Hijabi for a Day

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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The Perks of Being a D’Lion

  What is a D’Lion? Most people will ask me this question whenever I proudly announce that I am part of the D’Lion Society at Rochester this year. Briefly speaking, the D’Lion Society is a freshman peer advising group on campus. Most D’Lions are sophomores and juniors, but sometimes there are a few seniors as[…]

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First Impressions of Goa, India

Over the summer, while browsing through the list of events that celebrate the International Year of Light 2015, I stumbled upon the description of a festival called “The Story of Light,” which sought to explore the intersection of science, culture, and philosophy through art and design. I submitted an application and was invited to participate[…]

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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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Halloween at Rochester

Hello my dear students! Welcome to the class I call "UR 201: Happy Halloween!" Fall is always one of my favorite seasons in Rochester and celebrating Halloween at Rochester is another one of my favorite things to do on campus! Follow me and let's find out what's unique about Halloween at Rochester! My Halloween celebration[…]

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2014 Fringe Festival: “Can’t Miss” Comes to Rochester

The 2014 First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival just finished, and I am beyond thrilled, enamored, exhausted, jovial, and pleading for more. I cannot wait until next year. The Fringe Festival is unlike anything I've ever experienced before; thank you, Rochester, for infusing "can't miss" into every moment of your artsy, edgy (and wonderful) madness. If you're[…]

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Relaxing the Stress Away

My life as a student gets pretty busy: classes, labs, independent research, jobs, and four or five of our 250+ student organizations. Plus I have friends who occasionally want to hang out with me. It can be a lot to handle. Some days, I feel like this: (Source: dropouttodeanslist.com) But more commonly, I feel like[…]

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Seven Things to Do Before You Graduate

The University of Rochester has its own list of “101 Things to Do Before You Graduate,” but I’m going to give you my special seven that you won’t find on the official list! (Illustration: Michael Osadciw) I’m writing about this, reflecting on my past three years at Rochester. I've had an amazing experience, and look[…]

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RocHack’s Spring 2014 Hackathon: 24 Hours of Making Things

Last month, students from both Rochester and RIT got together for RocHack’s first 24-hour Hackathon. The start of the 24-hour event on Saturday, April 12, in Rettner Hall on the River Campus. Photo by Jack Valinsky, Class of 2017. What’s RocHack? It’s a group on campus for students who like to write cool software, mess[…]

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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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