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Through the Years, Wilson Day

For 30 years, first year students have blanketed the Rochester area as part of Wilson Day—a day during freshmen orientation...

How’s That Again?

Rochester students acquire a specific lingo that becomes ingrained in their everyday conversations, and, eventually, the vocabulary becomes part of...

Moving through space

For dancers and other performers, space is of critical importance—it is a bridge to expression and creativity. It is a...

We met here

Many University of Rochester love stories began in the halls, tunnels, and green spaces around our campuses. Explore this interactive...

Dandelion Day 2018

Students enjoy Dandelion Day--one of the University's oldest traditions and now part of Springfest Weekend. This end-of-the-semester celebration features rides...

Jaclyn Capita ’18

Throughout all four years of high school I was fortunate enough to participate in the University of Rochester’s Pre-College Programs....

Sabastian Abelezele ’20

I chose the University of Rochester because of the freedom in the curriculum. Even though I will major in engineering,...

Kaitley Wozer ’18N

I chose the University of Rochester’s School of Nursing because of its excellent reputation, overwhelmingly positive personal accounts from current...

Isaiah Pule ’18

Isaiah Pule ’18 is a first-generation college student who loves to tell stories. And, as a film and media studies...

Mike Alcazaren ’19S (MBA)

As an undergraduate, I was drawn to engineering. I had a knack for pulling things apart and putting them back...