Next-generation endoscopes to diagnose cancer and high-power laser amplifiers for communications will be more feasible, thanks to University researchers whose work will be showcased at the Optical Society’s 100th annual meeting.
A new grant anticipated to total more than $10.5 million over next five years will help Medical Center scientists develop a stem cell-based therapy that swaps sick brain cells for healthy ones.
Halloween is a staple in American culture, but what are the origins of the holiday? Emil Homerin, professor of religion, discusses Halloween’s roots in mysticism with student host Nick Bruno in this episode of QuadCast, the University’s official podcast.
In a recent interview, Vox editor Ezra Klein asked Hillary Clinton to name three books that have influenced how she thinks about policy. Clinton’s reply included the work of Christopher Lasch, who was a historian at the University of Rochester for nearly a quarter of a century.
An upcoming Humanities Project event reviews the experiences of the more than 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry who were forcibly removed from their homes and placed in remote relocation camps after the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
This fall’s theme reflects a combination of contemporary films and genres that have been selected by students in French classes, focusing on action, biopic, comedy, documentary & drama.
A new lecture and community conversation series, to be held at Brue Coffee on Genesee Street, aims to bring students and the community together for topical conversation.
His first album was a flop. He was loved in the United Kingdom before the United States. As people around the world start to celebrate Bob Dylan’s 75th birthday, rock historian John Covach, director of Rochester’s Institute for Popular Music, identifies six stops along the artist’s turbulent rise to the top in the 1960s.
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
University and hospital officials cut the ribbon on Highland Hospital’s new two-story building addition. The $28 million expansion includes six new operating rooms and a 26-bed observation unit, and will see its first patients starting on November 1.
Elizabeth Milavec will serve as the primary administrative officer responsible for planning, developing, directing and maintaining the University’s systems of accounting, financial reporting and financial internal controls.