People In the News 04-16-13

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Local student, Batha, named to Dean’s List at University of Rochester
Benjamin Batha, a senior majoring in computer science and political science at the University of Rochester, has been named to the Dean’s List for academic achievement for the fall 2012 semester.
Batha, a resident of Los Alamos, is the son of Margo and Steven Batha, and a graduate of Los Alamos High School.
The University of Rochester, founded in 1850, is a private research university located in Rochester, N.Y., (pop. 212,000) on the south shore of Lake Ontario.
The University offers a unique undergraduate curriculum, with no required courses, that emphasizes a broad liberal education through majors, minors and course “clusters”— a Rochester innovation—in the three main areas of knowledge: humanities, social sciences, and physical sciences/engineering.
The University (on the web at rochester.edu) is also home to the world-renowned Eastman School of Music, as well as graduate professional schools of business, education, medicine, and nursing.