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Randal Curren considers why sustainability matters

Sustainability is a well-worn term—but a hard one to define. It’s a “messy, murky concept,” says philosopher and chair of the philosophy department, Randall Curren.

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New research initiative turns laser focus on high-energy-density physics

“Our people and our resources put us in a unique position to gain insights in the field of high-energy-density physics,” says Provost and Senior VP for Research Rob Clark.

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Protein identified in post-chemo cell death puzzle

University of Rochester, MIT, Harvard, and the University of Oslo, have identified a protein that is required for cell death after chemotherapy—it appears, in male mice.

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At-risk families find research-driven services at Mt. Hope Family Center

MHFC focuses on a racially and culturally diverse group of low-income families who have a myriad of challenges, including extreme poverty, trauma, and mental illness.

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Embracing creativity, dialogue, culture, and scholarship.

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Applying science, technology, and optics to build a better world.

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Natural Science

Broadening our understanding of how the world works.

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Social Science

Gaining insights into people, politics, economics, and society.

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Million Dollars

AS&E research funding in FY2015.


in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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