Features

Sitting down with SA president Sabeet Kazmi on SA updates

Sabeet Kazmi, SA President, reflects on the school year so far, current initiatives involving MERT and Aramark, and plans for the future.

Day in the Life: A Mechanical Engineer major and Legal Studies minor

Junior Kimberly Heagerty is majoring in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Legal Studies.   

How do we get MERT off pause?

MERT, UR’s student-run Medical Emergency Response Team, usually trains members and works on-call shifts to provide on-campus emergency care for students. Unfortunately, they’re going to have to wait to get back to that.

Java Joe: The man behind Rochester’s favorite coffee bean

Slowly approaching its thirties, Java’s reputation is embedded in its local and ethically sourced coffee beans.

Day in The Life: An Eastman Dual Degree student

Junior Kelsey Lee is a Dual Degree student studying Optical Engineering and Piano Performance. She shares what it means to pursue two degrees, balancing her work between River Campus and Eastman.

UR Student startup hopes to use biotech to improve client’s athletic performance

After working for several biotech companies to develop biomechanics to help athletes achieve peak performance, Krishnan decided to start his own - Liquid Sportslab. Whilst trying to launch his company, Krishnan also juggled STEM courses, being the president of Psi Upsilon, research, internships, TA positions, and being a pitcher on the UR Varsity Baseball team.

Research Rochester: CHeT investigates race representation in health studies

The Center for Health + Technology (CHeT) conducts clinical research while advancing knowledge, reach, and clinical care the Rochester community. The Research Views project aims to understand race representation in research studies.

Day in the Life: An American Sign Language and Linguistics double major

Kylie Pitt is a junior double majoring in American Sign Language and Linguistics with a minor in Psychology. 

JMUF advocates for Uyghurs at Hillel’s Sukkah

On Sept. 21, the UR Jewish community came together under Hillel’s Sukkah to discuss the oppression that Uyghur Muslims in China face today. JMUF head, junior Kinneret Katz, helped lead a discussion on Jewish advocacy for Uyghurs.

UR Team competes to revolutionize hospital work

Team Bio-Sphere is working on developing a wearable biosensor (with an accompanying app) to help predict a risk of sepsis.