August 4, 2008
Twenty-five of the world’s most talented young pianists, including an award-winning local teenager who was featured on National Public Radio, will vie for prizes in the Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition this month.
Optimism is good for heart health, at least among men, a new study shows.
With gas prices on the rise, carpooling is one way to save money.
Psychology Professor Harry Reis wants to unravel one of the great mysteries of mirth: Are couples who laugh at the same jokes happier with each other? Using an online survey, Reis and his graduate students will explore how much humor compatibility matters in relationships
Staff of the University of Rochester Press received good news during the annual meeting of the Association of American University Presses (AAUP) held in Montreal last month.
Across the globe, new political parties are emerging in democratic countries, from green parties to anti-immigration parties.
The Medical Center is joining with other community partners to conduct the nation’s first survey to measure the basic health status of deaf people and their knowledge of health issues.
In 2006, Andrew Jordan, professor of physics and astronomy, together with Alexander Korotkov at the University of California at Riverside, spelled out how to exploit a quantum quirk in a way long thought impossible
B. J. Novak, a regular on NBC’s critically acclaimed comedy The Office, performs stand-up on Saturday, September 6, at 9 p.m. in Strong Auditorium.
At the center of the University's global health initiative is its project in San José, Honduras. For two weeks each fall and spring, the Medical Center sends a brigade of about 15 residents, faculty members, nurses, dentists, medical students, and volunteers. They see more than 100 patients a day, treating everything from congestive heart failure to parasites. View the slide show.
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