Ulrik Soderstrom ’16, ’17 (MS), has found myriad ways to apply his knowledge of data science and machine learning: everything from bringing solar energy to low-income communities, predicting weather patterns for farmers, modeling ocean wave patterns, and solving Sudoku puzzles. One of the first Rochester students to graduate with a BA in data science, he’s combining his love of math and computers with a passion for environmental sustainability and renewables.
That Poor Girl and How He Killed Her, a contemporary dark comedy by up-and-coming playwright Jen Silverman, opens at Todd Theater The International Theatre Program opens its spring semester with That Poor Girl and How He Killed Her, a contemporary play by Jen Silverman, an emerging talent, whom critics have called “a fresh voice who […]
Jiebo Luo and Yu Wang did not set out to predict who would win the 2016 U.S. presidential election. However, their exhaustive, 14-month study of each candidate’s Twitter followers offers some tantalizing clues as to why the race turned out the way it did: the more Donald Trump tweeted, the faster his following grew, even after he sparked controversies; and more of Hillary Clinton’s “un-followers” were women.
Stories of love written by biochemistry graduate student Karl Smith—whose hobby is writing stories for strangers on his 90-year-old Underwood typewriter and charging 10 cents per story—are paired with vintage Valentines from the libraries collections.
Many University of Rochester students thrive on the school’s open curriculum, which allows and even encourages students to pursue multiple passions with equal vigor. The Memorial Art Gallery’s “Hidden Passions: Inspiring Conversations about Hyphenated Lives” lecture series is in its third season of celebrating the creative lives and private hobbies of Rochesterians. This week, the […]
Thousands of alumni, parents, community members, and friends were on campus from October 6-9 for the annual Meliora Weekend celebrations. The weekend blends reunions, homecoming, family activities, performances, lectures, and community celebrations, offering something exciting for everyone. This year the experience celebrated the success of The Meliora Challenge: The Campaign for the University of Rochester.
Since the devastating terrorist assaults in Paris on Friday, the University’s Global Engagement Office has confirmed the safety of the faculty, staff and students who are known to have been staying or traveling in the region of the attacks.
The seismic shifts in America’s cultural and political landscapes are reflected in words and music in Hydrogen Jukebox, a music theatre piece that will be presented by Eastman Opera Theatre November 5 through 8 in the Eastman School of Music’s Kilbourn Hall.
Twenty-five years ago today, the Hubble Space Telescope was launched. The images it has been sending back to Earth for all these years have become iconic, and yet it came very close to being a billion dollar failure. One of the heroes who rescued Hubble from ruin and made it a great science success story is Rochester optics professor Duncan Moore.