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HTR announces new downtown incubator

HTR announces new downtown incubator

December 16, 2014

High Tech Rochester (HTR) will expand its operations to the center of Rochester, creating an incubation facility that will serve as the cornerstone of the city’s new innovation zone.  The $24 million facility will be located in the Sibley Building. “I want to thank Governor Cuomo, Lt. Governor Duffy, Assembly Majority Leader Morelle, Senator Robach, […]

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Making sense through order

Making sense through order

December 15, 2014

Rochester scientists say they have an alternative to the standard explanation for why order matters when the human mind processes information. Ting Qian and Richard Aslin explain that our tendency to detect patterns in data is built into our cognitive processes, even when it’s at the risk of overestimating the importance of such patterns. (photo by Flickr user redwoodphotography made available under CC BY-ND 2.0)

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2014: The year in pictures

2014: The year in pictures

December 9, 2014

University photographer J. Adam Fenster shares some of his favorite photos from around the University during the past year. Living on the edge: Chunlei Guo, professor in The Institute of Optics, developed a technique that uses lasers to render materials hydrophobic. In this photo, a water droplet bounces off the edge of a metal surface […]

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University Tops in Trees for Third Year Running

University Tops in Trees for Third Year Running

January 31, 2013

Tree Campus USA is a national program honoring colleges and universities for effective campus forest management and for engaging staff and students in conservation goals.

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Hip-Hop, Modern Dance and More

Hip-Hop, Modern Dance and More

January 29, 2013

The third annual inspireDance festival continues to showcase the rich diversity of dance and movement styles found throughout the Rochester community.

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An Urban App to Slow You Down

An Urban App to Slow You Down

January 23, 2013

“Indeterminate Hikes” encourages users to focus on their environment in unexpected ways, via an app developed by a faculty art professor and a sustainability writer.

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A Presidential Voice

A Presidential Voice

January 14, 2013

Just in time for President Barack Obama’s inaugural address on Monday, Jan. 21, the University of Rochester will open an exhibit on the history of presidential speechwriting.

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Eastman Students Make ‘Command Performance’ at Inauguration

Eastman Students Make ‘Command Performance’ at Inauguration

January 14, 2013

Four Eastman School student musicians will become part of a historic event when they perform at the Presidential Inaugural Luncheon on Monday, Jan. 21.

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Shuttle Fleet Goes High-Tech

Shuttle Fleet Goes High-Tech

January 10, 2013

Swipe card readers, real-time tracking and drive cams come on board the new fleet of shuttle buses in early January.

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