International research team to explore whether the loss of CO2 caused earth to cool 3 million years ago
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $4.24 million to Carmala Garzione and John Tarduno, both professors of earth and environmental sciences, to launch this joint U.S.-China research project.
Infectious disease researchers at the School of Medicine and Dentistry will use $3.1 million from the National Institutes of Health to find new ways to develop a vaccine to prevent HIV.
Extremely premature babies considered to be on the cusp of viability are much more likely to survive and evade illness today than they were 20 years ago, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
The University will celebrate the opening of its Humanities Center this fall with an inaugural talk by Gerald Early, a leading authority on race and American culture.
Psychologists at the University’s Mt. Hope Family Center have found that mothers who experienced more types of maltreatment as children are more critical of their ability to parent successfully.
While much is known about the famed suffragist’s stance on social equality and slavery, Susan B. Anthony also had lots to say on a variety of issues that still resonate today.
As part of National Suicide Prevention Month, the University chapter of Active Minds planted 1,100 pinwheels– representing the number of college students lost to suicide each year– in Wilson Quad in an effort to raise awareness about the incidence and impact of suicide, connect students to needed mental health resources, and inspire action for suicide prevention.
Wendy Snyder’s typical day this past summer might seem mundane at first glance. Rise at 7 a.m. Work eight hours. Pilot remote operating vehicle 4,000 meters below the Pacific Ocean.
It was the project that almost wasn’t: a rare 18th-century Italian Baroque organ sitting in an antique store in Italy about to be sold off for parts. This October, a four-day celebration will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the organ’s installation in the Memorial Art Gallery’s Fountain Court.
From September 17-26, students, faculty, staff, and alumni from across the University — including the After Hours student a capella ensemble above — will participate in the 2015 First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival in downtown Rochester.
Soprano Renee Fleming ’83E (MM) has been appointed Distinguished Visiting Artist at the Eastman School. She will offer master classes, coaching sessions, lessons, and open talks and presentations for students on a recurring basis beginning this academic year.
The photographs, texts, recordings, and additional items that fill the University Archives paint a full picture of the University of Rochester’s 165-year history. Few know this history better—or are more familiar with these materials—than Melissa Mead.
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