Collaboration between Rochester’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics and Sandia National Laboratories receives funding aimed at fusion energy
The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) has announced a two-year, $3.8 million award for Sandia National Laboratories and the University of Rochester’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) to study the potential of combining two different technologies to further advance their research efforts to produce controlled fusion reactions. Nuclear fusion joins small atoms […]
Dean for diversity initiatives was one of 15 honored for her dedication to mentoring students studying science, mathematics, and engineering. Beth Olivares shares her talents in many ways at the University—she serves as dean for diversity initiatives in Arts, Sciences & Engineering, director of the David T. Kearns Center for Leadership and Diversity, and as […]
Professor Danielle Benoit and her students will be serving lemonade and explaining their work on childhood cancer therapies this weekend as part of a national effort organized by Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which has helped fund her research.
We received a letter from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) that it will investigate a University of Rochester student’s complaint about the way that the university handled her charge of sexual assault. When OCR receives such a complaint, it undertakes a broader, comprehensive review of a university’s handling of sexual misconduct complaints for a period of years.
Jane Marie Souza is the University’s new assistant provost for academic administration. In the role, which she started May 1, Souza serves as the University’s chief assessment officer and manages academic policies in areas that require coordination among schools. In addition, she will serve as a liaison with the New York State Education Department and […]
Each year during commencement weekend, the University recognizes its graduating students and their families, outstanding faculty and alumni, special guests, and other honorees. From mortarboard decorating to academic processions, enjoy this overview of Commencement 2015.
The following students in Arts, Sciences & Engineering are recipients of the 2014–15 Outstanding Dissertation Award. Humanities and Humanistic Social Sciences Winner Kyoung-Lae Kang, visual and cultural studies, “Guilt Cinema: Memory, Boundaries, and Ethical Criticism in Postcolonial Korea” (Advisor: Sharon Willis) Commendation Jeffrey Ludwig, history, “Christopher Lasch: A Life, Volume One: History as Social Criticism” […]
The institute will serve as a center for performance programs on the River Campus, aiming to further inspire students with or without prior training or experience to explore a variety of aesthetic art forms and opportunities. The institute will strengthen the relationships among the College, the Eastman School of Music, and the Memorial Art Gallery.
The fellowship, which is part of a federally sponsored program, provides up to three years of graduate study support for students pursing doctoral or research-based master’s degrees.
Virtual reality has made huge technological gains in the last decade, but the ability to feel your surroundings is not yet a part of many mainstream virtual reality systems. A group of University of Rochester students is trying to change that by creating a jacket and gloves that allow the wearer to feel the surface […]