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  • May 2, 2016

    SA Government names Professors of the Year

    Students submitted 63 nominations, and a Student Association Government academic affairs legislature committee deliberated and selected the winners.

  • April 28, 2016

    Researchers demonstrate record optical nonlinearity

    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.

  • April 27, 2016

    Looking good at Design Day

    Thomas Tavolara (T5) models Memvi, a wearable camera that automatically records what interests you. He and his team presented their design at the annual Design Day, a day for graduating seniors in the Hajim School of ... more

  • April 27, 2016

    Are we alone? Setting some limits to our uniqueness

    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 ... more

  • April 27, 2016

    World needs more U.S. government debt

    In this time of global economic uncertainty, economics professor Narayana Kocherlakota argues that the U.S. government should be issuing more debt in order to strengthen the domestic economy. / Bloomberg View

  • April 27, 2016

    Engineering seniors show off design solutions

    From solar energy concentrators to portable braille readers, seniors at the Hajim School will showcase more than 70 projects during today's annual Design Day.

  • April 27, 2016

    Students find ‘path to their own sandbox’ at Undergraduate Research Expo

    Steve Manly, director of undergraduate research, encouraged students to continue to approach their research questions with the infectious enthusiasm of "an eight-year-old in a sandbox" while honoring their work at the annual showcase.

  • April 26, 2016

    Can big data resolve the human condition?

    The Kavli HUMAN Project holds great promise for putting big data to the test. But as astronomy professor Adam Frank argue, "with great promise comes great responsibility." / NPR

  • April 22, 2016

    Adult students honored for academics, service

    Nate Powers '16, Ka’dya Donadelle, and Seth Mason ’16 and were among the 35 students honored on Wednesday, April 20, by the Rochester Area Colleges Continuing Education.

  • April 21, 2016

    Prince ‘one of most significant artists in American popular music history’

    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 ... more

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