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Seligman leading UR’s evolution

Seligman leading UR’s evolution

July 26, 2015

University of Rochester President Joel Seligman made his interest in UR getting more involved in the community clear soon after taking office a decade ago.

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A healthy social life in your 20s may be a key to longevity

A healthy social life in your 20s may be a key to longevity

July 24, 2015

How busy your social life is at age 20 — and how solid the relationships are that you make when you’re 30 — are factors in your well-being later in life, according to research from the University of Rochester.

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Defense Department chooses Rochester for photonics center

Defense Department chooses Rochester for photonics center

July 22, 2015

The Department of Defense has picked Rochester as the location for a sought-after manufacturing hub focused on the field of integrated photonics, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said Wednesday, ahead of an official announcement.

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Defense Department chooses Rochester for photonics center

Defense Department chooses Rochester for photonics center

July 22, 2015

The Department of Defense has picked Rochester as the location for a sought-after manufacturing hub focused on the field of integrated photonics, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said Wednesday, ahead of an official announcement.

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Drawing a line between quantum and classical world

Drawing a line between quantum and classical world

July 21, 2015

In the new paper, published in the July 20 edition of Optica, University of Rochester researchers show that a classical beam of light that would be expected to obey Bell’s Inequality can fail this test in the lab, if the beam is properly prepared to have a particular feature: entanglement.

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Patients move into new Golisano Children’s Hospital

Patients move into new Golisano Children’s Hospital

July 21, 2015

This has been a long time coming since the University of Rochester Medical Center began building the $145 million project in September of 2012. Administrators said they have rehearsed the move for weeks and it went incredibly well.

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Watch: A look at pediatric care in ROC as the new Golisano Children’s Hospital prepares to open

Watch: A look at pediatric care in ROC as the new Golisano Children’s Hospital prepares to open

July 20, 2015

The new Golisano Children’s Hospital will open its doors in a matter of days. It serves more than 74,000 kids across the region each year. Need to Know guest, Dr. Nina Schor, Pediatrician-In-Chief at the hospital says there is “nothing like it anywhere else in upstate New York.”

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Passion: Online learning that will shake your hips

Passion: Online learning that will shake your hips

July 20, 2015

After having taken several free rock ‘n’ roll music courses online, I’m here to testify that the best of the lot – and they’ve all been a blast – is “The Music of the Rolling Stones. The class, engagingly taught by University of Rochester professor John Covach, focuses on the music – as opposed to celebrity worship.

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Latinos present a vision at event hosted by UR

Latinos present a vision at event hosted by UR

July 19, 2015

Donato Rosario spent this past week on the University of Rochester’s River Campus, first brainstorming about possible visions for the Latino community and then submitting a proposal for what his vision might be.

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At Ontario Beach, a carousel with suspect imagery

At Ontario Beach, a carousel with suspect imagery

July 16, 2015

But for all of that time, a panel atop the spinning carousel has featured a painting with crude racial caricatures of two black children. Though plainly visible to anyone who looked, the panel has been largely unnoticed and unremarked upon — until now.

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