Category - Student Life

University of Rochester

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Summer Internship: Setting My Foot in the Broadcasting World
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Rochester! How I miss thee
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How Disability-Friendly is the U of R?
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Roommates: I want to meet mine now! I think…
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Postgrad: Jamie Sokol ’05
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Virginia Beach, 2011 =D
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ROC to SEA to JFK
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The Great Housing Debate
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SOC events at Rochester!
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Coming to a close

Summer Internship: Setting My Foot in the Broadcasting World

Deb Youn, Class of 2012, has been moving back and forth between Korea and the U.S. since she was born, retaining both cultures. This constant traveling led her to major in international relations, as well as English. She’s also pursuing a minor in Chinese. A self-described film junkie, Deb works as a projectionist on campus[…]

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How Disability-Friendly is the U of R?

By Ashley Foster, Mailing and Data Coordinator FACT: The number of students with disabilities attending degree-granting institutions saw a 69% increase from 1999 to 2003, and there is little evidence to show there has been any sort of decrease since then. As a current graduate student taking a course called Disability in Schools at the[…]

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Roommates: I want to meet mine now! I think…

I recently watched the movie The Roommate with my friends. Have you heard of it? It was all right. But hey, I’m not here to be a movie critic. While I was watching it, it got me thinking about my future roommate and the people I will be living with in my dorm. I have[…]

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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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Virginia Beach, 2011 =D

At my school, the music department takes a trip every year to some awesome place for competition. It isn’t really against other schools, because every group who performs gets a rating: festival, good, excellent, or superior. Only 5% of the groups in the nation get superior, so it is a very hard thing to do.[…]

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ROC to SEA to JFK

A lot has happened in Admissions and on campus since my last post. We’ve enrolled the Class of 2015, we’ve seen the Class of 2011 graduate, and we’ve seen the beginning of construction for the new home of the Warner School of Education and Human Development. Of slightly less importance, I’ve also gotten a lot of[…]

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The Great Housing Debate

Members of the Class of 2015: Your next major milestone will be getting your housing details squared away. Here, Christopher Bierasinski and Leah Squires, both members of the Admissions staff and Class of 2010 alumni, share their memories about their own freshman housing experiences and debate which hall reigns supreme. Christopher Bierasinski (CB): Susan B.[…]

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Coming to a close

In Modern Art class, we just covered the political implications of Conceptual art, arguably an endpoint for the trajectory of the Western Classical art movement. (Art historians, please feel free to correct me—we have one class left in the semester, so I might not have the whole picture yet!) Speaking of endpoints, though, I’ve been[…]

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