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  • student saxophonists on stage with conductor

    Student saxophonists at the Eastman School are earning exceptional accolades under the guidance of Chien-Kwan Lin ’07E (DMA), associate professor of saxophone.

  • technicians in clean suits work on a laser

    Technicians work on the OMEGA laser at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics. The University’s Omega Laser Facility is home to two of the world’s most powerful high-energy and high-intensity lasers.

  • Messinger Periodical Reading Room

    The Messinger Periodical Reading Room provides a quiet, beautiful place to study in Rush Rhees Library.

  • Eastman Theatre at night

    The Eastman Theatre lights up the night sky in downtown Rochester.

  • opera singers in costume on stage

    The Eastman Opera Theatre performs "The Marriage of Figaro" in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre.

  • student in lab coat works in lab

    Doctoral student Emma Grygotis at work in a biomedical engineering lab in Goergen Hall.

  • large group of students in white lab coats taking a selfie

    First-year students at the School of Medicine and Dentistry celebrate after the annual White Coat Ceremony marks their entry into the medical profession.

  • students walking across a snowy campus

    Students rush across the academic quad as the winter snows fall.

  • Yellowjacket mascot walks down the hall

    Rocky the Yellowjacket makes an appearance at the Eastman School of Music.

  • statue of George Eastman wearing a scarf

    Philanthropist and University benefactor George Eastman is bundled up against the cold on the Eastman quad.

  • Rush Rhees Library with snowman

    The first snowman of winter.

  • professor in lab

    Mechanical engineering professor Douglas Kelley in his lab in Hopeman Hall. This device models the turbulence encountered by phytoplankton, microscopic marine plants that perform photosynthesis as they float in the ocean.

  • students studying

    The recently completed Evans Lam Square in Rush Rhees Library is a state-of-the-art research and collaboration space.

  • Rush Rhees Library at night

    Rush Rhees Library tower is an icon that can been seen across campus and the city of Rochester.

  • student in class with Founding Fathers sticker on laptop

    Jose Fernandez '19, a double major in history and political science, lets his love for politics show on his laptop during professor Lynda Powell’s "American Elections" class.

  • close-up of small metal sculture of two figures kissing

    The Centenntial Sculpture Park marks the 100-year history of the Memorial Art Gallery as a community and University art museum.

  • dancers on stage

    East-African dance group Axum are just one of many cultural and performing arts student organizations at the University.

  • women's basketball player

    Alexandra Leslie '18 led the University of Rochester Yellowjackets to their first Elite Eight apparearance in the NCAA Division III Championships since 2009.