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October 6, 2017 | 12:13 pm

Undergraduate Research in the Humanities

by Sara Kowalski, Class of 2017, Humanities Fellow As a research university, Rochester prides itself on its abundant opportunities available to undergrads. However, the amazing research conducted here in the…

Careers and Outcomes
October 2, 2017 | 02:05 am

Rochester Made Me a Leader

by Suman Kumar, Class of 2019 I am a junior studying mechanical engineering, but I have always had interests in the fields of development and international relations. Many people don’t…

September 27, 2017 | 10:42 am

The Literary Arts at Rochester

by Sara Kowalski, Class of 2017, Humanities Fellow There is so much to talk about when it comes to literature and writing programs here at Rochester. So, I’m going to…

September 21, 2017 | 03:37 pm

Artistic Hubs on Campus

by Sara Kowalski, Class of 2017, Humanities Fellow Whether it’s tunnel murals or student work on display, you can find visual art wherever you look at Rochester. But there are…

September 13, 2017 | 11:31 am

The Humanities at Rochester

by Sara Kowalski, Class of 2017, Humanities Fellow Let’s talk about the humanities. And let’s start with the question most of us probably take for granted: What are “the humanities?” Hi! My…

Careers and Outcomes
August 18, 2017 | 11:06 am

Team Meliora: Turning Trash Into Homes

A group of four recent Rochester graduates are truly making the world ever better. Imagine you were forced to move away from your home and lose everything. Imagine you now…

August 1, 2017 | 08:25 am

How to Succeed in Your Admissions Essay

by Kayon Ellis, admissions counselor Hi, everyone! As you can imagine, my colleagues and I read a lot of admissions essays every year. We enjoy getting to know our applicants…

Pre-College Programs
April 25, 2017 | 10:52 am

Pre-College Program: String Chamber Music

Hi, everyone! My name is Joan Kinsella, and I’m an instructor for the Pre-College Programs. I’m a cellist teacher and performer. I’ve been a chamber musician and orchestral player in upstate…

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