Geophysicist John Tarduno has taken a group of University students to southern Africa and Australia this summer to follow up on a pair of groundbreaking findings that he had published last year on the strength and direction of Earth’s magnetic field. The students are live-tweeting from their research sites, sending photos from the field.
Using the spring force produced by light circulating in a miniaturized resonator, a team of engineering researchers from the University of Rochester and the University of Victoria has discovered a new approach to detecting single particles.
Thirty percent of the refugees the U.S. takes in every year are children. A new Medical Center study shows that the developmental screenings recommended by pediatricians don’t always translate to other cultures.
Leading organists and musicologists from around the world will come to the Eastman School of Music this fall for the annual Eastman Rochester Organ Initiative Festival, focusing this year on “The Organ and the Human Voice.”
The new season of Eastman School of Music recitals give local music lovers the chance to hear talented artists perform on their home turf.
Susan Gustafson’s recently published book examines Johann Goethe’s depiction of family in his literary works, which were cutting-edge compared to the actual state of marriage and family in early 19th-century Germany.
Pokémon Go players returning to Rochester this fall are in for a treat. The University’s River Campus is home to no less than 40 pokéstops and four gyms.
“With this program, everything came together. Now, I feel like a real scientist.” Derek McNeil joined a record 140 high school students from Rochester City schools took part in the six-week summer program.
University of Rochester astrophysicist Adam Frank helps NPR listeners answer: If there are points in space with only three atoms per cubic meter, what fills in the rest? / All Things Considered
This summer has been one of the most active construction periods of all time on River Campus. Multiple new facilities and improvement projects are wrapping up, while others are still in progress. With the new academic year starting this week, here is an update on many of the bigger projects on River Campus and what is soon reopening.
The University’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute is one of 12 institutions in the nation to receive the award, which supports “bench-to-bedside” research programs that remove hurdles in the process of applying medical research to patient treatment.