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New method eliminates guesswork when lenses go freeform

New method eliminates guesswork when lenses go freeform

May 2, 2018

Lenses and mirrors with freeform rather than symmetric can lead to optical devices that are more effective than ever before. A new design method would eliminate the expensive trail-and-error needed to work with freeform optics.

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Scientists discover gene controlling genetic recombination rates

Scientists discover gene controlling genetic recombination rates

April 19, 2018

Some species have evolved to display far more genetic crossover than others, and scientists in Rochester have discovered a gene in fruit flies that is responsible for the evolution of these recombination rates.

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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

April 18, 2018

Nick Foti ’19 offers his selection of events and activities to check out this weekend.

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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

April 11, 2018

Nick Foti ’19 offers his selection of events and activities to check out this weekend. Browse, discover, and share upcoming events on the University Events Calendar by logging in with your University NetID. The calendar features a variety of events at all campuses, including the River Campus, Eastman School, Memorial Art Gallery, and Medical Center. #1: […]

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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

March 28, 2018

Nick Foti ’19 offers his selection of events and activities to check out this weekend. Browse, discover, and share upcoming events on the University Events Calendar.

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Concerns build about growing national debt

Concerns build about growing national debt

February 19, 2018

In the wake of the Trump administration’s $4.4 trillion federal budget proposal last week, Rochester political scientist and author David Primo says he’s worried about the long-term effects of the growing national debt.

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5 things to do this weekend

5 things to do this weekend

February 14, 2018

Nick Foti ’19 offers his selection of events and activities to check out this weekend. Browse, discover, and share upcoming events on the University Events Calendar by logging in with your University NetID. The calendar features a variety of events at all campuses, including the River Campus, Eastman School, Memorial Art Gallery, and Medical Center. #1: […]

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Chad Martinovich named Yellowjackets football coach; Brian Daboll ’97 joins Bills coaching staff

Chad Martinovich named Yellowjackets football coach; Brian Daboll ’97 joins Bills coaching staff

January 24, 2018

The University of Rochester football program is making headlines this winter, with a new head coach and an alumnus accepting an NFL coaching job.

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Impacts of Partial Government Shutdown

January 20, 2018

A partial government shutdown began just after midnight Saturday, after the U.S. Senate could not muster the necessary votes to end debate on a four-week stopgap funding bill. The University of Rochester is working with its Congressional delegation, agency sponsors, and national associations, including the Association of the American Universities (AAU), the Association of American […]

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Engineering students give special needs children the gift of play

Engineering students give special needs children the gift of play

December 21, 2017

The Toys for All Tots student organization hosts workshops to teach other students and community members how to adapt battery-powered toys so that children with limited mobility can activate them on their own.

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