Archives - Cheryl Seligman

It’s a small world after all: Tales of success with roots in Rochester

Believe it or not, you share more than personal tastes with a few celebrities — you share a city. Singer-songwriter Teddy Geiger, YouTube personality Jenna Marbles and professional soccer player Abby Wambach each have a story of success that is rooted here in Rochester.

Rising to a dream: UR alum finds his beat

These days, it's tough to realize a childhood dream, but Sam Fishman, a UR graduate from the class of 2010, has managed to see his goal of playing drums professionally through. After years of passion and performance, he has landed a job in a band called Madison Rising.

The Coffee Connection: Brewing empowerment in every cup

Connections is a very convenient and sustainable coffee shop at UR. But, there's more to the story than what the branding reveals. The coffee is from the Coffee Connection on South Avenue, which is a not-for-profit business aiming to help women in recovery from drug addiction.

The pursuit of happiness: put on a smile

The key to ensuring happiness for yourself and others is often as simple as putting on a smiling face.

A real-life Prince Charming

You saw the signs, those handwritten messages posted all over campus about the most beautiful girl and the phone number that Ethan forgot to ask for. His story reveals how and why he turned a scenario that is straight from a movie into a reality.

Valentine's Day desires uncovered

A survey about Valentine's Day provides statistics about student preferences pertaining to the holiday. Based on the results, this article offers suggestions for how to best spend the upcoming Feb. 14.

Reverse culture shock

Students who study abroad are warned about culture shock before they travel. What they are less prepared for is the reversed shock upon their return home.

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Eastman speeds up pursuit of music knowledge

The Eastman School of Music has launched down-loadable Speed Lessons - online tutorials to foster modern music knowledge that cost roughly 10 dollars each.

UR reflects national trends in STEM programs

About 40 percent of college students do not complete degrees which they begin in STEM courses--UR is currently adjusting to this development.