A team led by Robert Boyd has demonstrated that the transparent, electrical conductor indium tin oxide can result in up to 100 times greater nonlinearity than other known materials, a potential ‘game changer’ for photonics applications.
Are humans unique and alone in the vast universe? This question– summed up in the famous Drake equation–has for a half-century been one of the most intractable and uncertain in science. But a new paper shows that the recent discoveries of exoplanets combined with a broader approach to the question makes it possible to assign a new empirically valid probability to whether any other advanced technological civilizations have ever existed.
The Eastman Philharmonia returns to New York City for first time in more than 25 years this November with a concert featuring a new composition by Pulitzer Prize–winning alumnus Kevin Puts ’99E and soprano Renée Fleming ’83E (MM).
Every day the University has an eye toward making tomorrow even better through sustainable contributions in recycling and waste reduction, ecology, energy, hazardous materials, construction, power plant operations, and purchasing, as well as groundbreaking research to improve the global environment.
As people around the world begin to mourn the legendary musician and performer, rock historian John Covach remembers him as one of the “most important artists in American popular music during the last two decades of the twentieth century.”
The Avangrid Foundation has committed $400,000 to the project to renovate the historic space, and the Kenneth and Myra Monfort Charitable Foundation Inc. will contribute $300,000.
Also known as “the Rockys,” these awards recognize undergraduates who have significantly and positively impacted the University or surrounding community through service to others, investment of talent and time, and pursuit of excellence.
“I wanted to show that although this is a diverse campus, racism does exist. But together, we can stop it.” Bashir’s three-minute video called “Meliora,” was announced Thursday as the winner after a week-long vote of the campus community.
The 19th-century life and times of William Henry Seward–governor, senator, secretary of state, husband, and father–move into the digital age as a team of students, professors, librarians, and Rochester senior citizens transcribes a one-of-a-kind collection of family correspondence.
In 2007, it was 11 percent, but today more than 56 percent of everything served and sold on campus is grown, raised, processed, or wholly manufactured within New York State.