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    After careful consideration, University leadership working closely with the Coronavirus University Restart Team (CURT) has decided to conduct hybrid commencement exercises for Arts, Sciences & Engineering May 20-22. All Commencement ceremonies are for graduating students only, no visitors will be permitted. The ceremonies will be streamed live to allow family and friends to remotely share in this special day.

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    2020 Senior Design Capstone Projects

    Each year, engineering students partner with companies and institutions to solve real-world problems by developing prototype medical devices and research instruments. We are very proud of our students’ dedication to completing their projects despite the challenges of doing so remotely. Visit the Senior Design Day website to browse their projects and leave comments.

    Unlocking Big Data

    Rochester is using data science to change how we research, how we learn, and how we understand our world.


    Summer of Research

    The University of Rochester fosters unique opportunities for undergraduate research, especially during the summer.



    Community Connections

    Celebrating University partnerships at home, across the country, and around the world.



    A Newscenter series showcasing the University of Rochester's cross-disciplinary approaches to teaching, learning, and research.


    Band members in a recording session in studio.

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    Open Sessions makes a comeback—despite COVID-19

    The recording studio at Gavett Hall resonates to the sound of a live performance by Bellwether Breaks.

    The Rochester band is the second since COVID-19 protocols were imposed to perform as part of Open Sessions. The unique program gives University of Rochester audio and music engineering undergraduates a chance to apply the skills they’ve learned in the classroom by recording a live performance by regional professional musicians.

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    Meet Our Students

    Engineering undergrads describe how the Hajim School and its faculty enable them to find their passions, interact across disciplines on interesting projects and research, and still find time to pursue other interests.


    Of the 433 bachelor's degrees awarded by the Hajim School in 2019, almost 1/3 went to women.

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    Chemical Engineering Student

    The mission of the Edmund A. Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is to advance the highest quality education and research in engineering and applied science through engaging experiences and environments that promote critical thinking, creativity, ethics and leadership.

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