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, […]
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)
For the last 15 years, Joanne Bernardi, associate professor of Japanese, has been on a mission. She’s been collecting postcards, brochures, films, and other visual representations of early 20th century Japan. But her very success — her collection now includes several hundred postcards and more than 1,150 film prints, brochures, and other objects — posed a dilemma: How to present all this in a way that would allow the collection to grow AND would allow other scholars to register and contribute content? Enter the Digital Humanities Center.
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 […]
Four Eastman School student musicians will become part of a historic event when they perform at the Presidential Inaugural Luncheon on Monday, Jan. 21.