Rochester engineers have developed a simple theoretical model to calculate the force needed to move a rover across the ocean floor or through the granular terrain of other planets, for example, without having to run experiments to test those materials.
An award of $4.2 million from the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps Program will create a regional hub for research-driven commercialization and leverage the national network of I-Corps Nodes.
Oasis Foods, a start-up run by three Simon Business School MBA candidates, is an example of the social entrepreneurship the Ain Center for Entrepreneurship hopes to encourage with a $538,000 federal Economic Development Administration grant.
Nineteenth-century explorer and scientist Alexander von Humboldt created the modern idea of nature, says author Andrea Wulf, who’ll be speaking on October 4, as part of the Humanities Center Lecture Series.
In music professor Matthew BaileyShea’s class, students share lyrics from favorite songs, then work to uncover complexities in the text. An upcoming Humanities Center symposium organized by BaileyShea will further explore new ideas about text-music interaction.
University of Rochester’s International Theatre Program opens its 27th season with Mark Medoff’s Obie Award-winning drama.
Workers put the final touches on the engraved wall that will mark the new Science and Engineering Quadrangle. The quad was designed to complement the new Wegmans Hall, and provide more functional public space around the Goergen, Hylan, and Hutchison Halls, and the Computer Studies Building. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)
Student foodie Rebecca Block ’18 presents a guide to eating well — and on the cheap — in Rochester this fall. The paninis and cider flights at Muller’s Cider House (above) are a favorite, along with new College Town eateries and well-remembered classics like Nick Tahou’s and Jay’s Diner.
Two National Science Foundation grants expand the reach of programs that engage underrepresented minority, low-income, and first-generation students in science and engineering.
The student leaders talk about the major issues on campus, their hobbies and pet peeves, and their goals for the coming year and life after Rochester.
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
The vice provost and dean of college admission, was presented with the Inclusion, Access and Success award by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC).
School of Nursing Assistant Professor LaRon Nelson was named the inaugural Ontario HIV Treatment Network Research Chair in HIV Program Science for Africa, Caribbean, and Black communities.
The annual event where many participants wear high heels and fun shoes during a one-mile walk around Ontario Beach Park benefits the Willow Domestic Violence Center. The “Walk A Mile in My Shoes” event coincides with Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.