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University of Rochester Researchers Awarded $1.5 Million to Develop a Technology to Concentrate Sunlight onto Solar Cells

September 4, 2015

Funding from ARPA-E Announced as Part of Initiatives by President Obama to Advance Innovative Clean Energy Technologies University of Rochester researchers have been awarded $1.5 million to develop a technology that could reduce the cost of electricity from solar power. The technology would replace the area that needs to be covered with expensive solar panels […]

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Radio drama for your—and their—enjoyment

Radio drama for your—and their—enjoyment

September 4, 2015

Graduate students share their creativity in a fictional podcast series about prohibition-era Rochester

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Protected: Researchers use laser to levitate, glowing nanodiamonds in vacuum

Protected: Researchers use laser to levitate, glowing nanodiamonds in vacuum

September 4, 2015

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Summer internships enrich the undergraduate experience

Summer internships enrich the undergraduate experience

August 28, 2015

Students are coming off interesting summer internships, where they gained real-life experience in fields they hope to pursue after graduation.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Nearly 1,300 freshmen forming the Class of 2019 will move into the University of Rochester’s River Campus

MEDIA ADVISORY: Nearly 1,300 freshmen forming the Class of 2019 will move into the University of Rochester’s River Campus

August 24, 2015

Freshmen and their parents from all over the country will arrive on River Campus on Tuesday, and be greeted by student volunteers who will unpack vehicles and bring luggage up to each student’s dorm.

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Save the dates: Move In Day and Wilson Day at the University of Rochester

Save the dates: Move In Day and Wilson Day at the University of Rochester

August 14, 2015

As students return to the University of Rochester campus later this month, two scheduled events may be newsworthy: Tuesday, Aug. 25 is Freshman Move In Day. Thursday, Aug. 27 is Wilson Day, a day of community service for incoming University students.

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First measurements taken of South Africa’s iron age magnetic field history

First measurements taken of South Africa’s iron age magnetic field history

July 28, 2015

Combined with the current weakening of Earth’s magnetic field, the data suggest that the region of Earth’s core beneath southern Africa may play a special role in reversals of the planet’s magnetic poles.

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White House recognizes Beth Olivares

White House recognizes Beth Olivares

June 17, 2015

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 […]

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Scientists hand out lemonade to support national foundation

Scientists hand out lemonade to support national foundation

June 11, 2015

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.

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University statement on OCR notification

May 26, 2015

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.

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