Most academic grants come with money, but Hussein Aluie has received a research boost that money can’t buy. The assistant professor of mechanical engineering has been awarded access to the supercomputer Mira, which will allow his team to do in four days what it would take a desktop computer more than 2,000 years to complete.
Start-up companies from across the globe will compete for 10 to 15 slots. At the end of each session, three of the most promising companies in the program will compete for ‘best in class’ investments ranging from $500,000 to $1 million.
Underpinning this year’s theme are a selection of topics that discuss the future of medicine, technology, and healthcare policy as they relate to aging Americans. This national forum will be held at The New York Academy of Sciences, at the World Trade Center in New York City.
2017: Celebrating 100 Years of New York State Women’s Right to Vote is a year-long celebration of women’s suffrage in the state.
Events across the University mark Monday’s MLK celebrations, and renowned author, educator, and activist Joy DeGruy will deliver the University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address on Friday, January 27.
Before Pictures, a new book by art and culture critic Douglas Crimp, brings together anecdote, criticism, research, and illustration to describe the art world and gay life in New York City in the 1960s and ’70s.
Eleven alumni of the Eastman School of Music will perform in the 58th Inauguration of the President of the United States on Jan. 20, 2017, as members of “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band. This marks the Marine Band’s 55th inaugural appearance.
Two local teens have earned recognition in the prestigious Regeneron Science Talent Search (formerly the Intel Science Talent Search) for research projects they carried out last summer at the University’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics.
Associate professor Chris Muir devised a unusual way to teach his mechanical engineering class how to use the many tools available at the Fabrication Laboratory in Rettner Hall, with a surprising final result.
Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most prestigious honor society in the nation for the liberal arts and sciences, turns 240 years old this month. In celebration, the University honors the 13 members of the Class of 2017 who were elected as juniors last May.
John Covach, rock historian and director of the University’s Institute for Popular Music, summarized Michael’s impact on and influence in an essay for CNN.
LaRon Nelson, assistant professor of nursing and associate director of international research at the University’s Center for AIDS Research, discusses how Johnson’s announcement changed public perceptions and how far have we come since then in addressing the HIV/AIDS public health crisis.
At the second meeting of the Public Safety Review Board, members reviewed and approved the University policies and procedures with regard to the issuance of firearms to Department of Public Safety officers.
Save the date for this year’s ceremony, Saturday, February 4. Eight undergraduates will be saluted for their contributions to the University and local community, and this year’s Frederick Douglass Medal will also be presented to community leader Connie Mitchell.
Maddox will play a pivotal role in the design of the collaborative, technology-rich space within Rush Rhees Library.