Embracing creativity, dialogue, culture, and scholarship.
Applying science, technology, and optics to build a better world.
Broadening our understanding of how the world works.
Gaining insights into people, politics, economics, and society.
AS&E research funding in FY2018.
in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
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18 current, former Rochester students earn NSF GRFP fellowships
Eighteen current and former University of Rochester students have been offered National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, part of a federally sponsored program that provides up to three years of graduate study support for US students pursuing doctoral or research-based degrees in STEM, STEM education, and social science fields.
The list includes seven Rochester undergraduates, five graduate students, and six alumni studying at other institutions. Additionally, eight graduate students, two undergraduates and five alumni received honorable mentions.
Candidates must demonstrate outstanding scholarly promise and leadership potential. They apply the year before entering graduate school or during the first two years of graduate degree programs.View Awards List
John Tarduno named dean for research in Arts, Science & Engineering
John Tarduno, the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor, professor of geophysics, and chair of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, has been named dean of research in Arts, Sciences & Engineering.Continue Reading
Ongoing Research Initiatives
At Rochester, interdisciplinary teams are advancing basic and applied research in data science to improve health, create new industries, and expand knowledge. Located in Wegmans Hall, the Goergen Institute for Data Science is home to interdisciplinary data science research and the interdepartmental data science academic programs.Learn More
As scholars in the humanities and humanistic social sciences at the University of Rochester, we examine human culture in its myriad forms: literature, language, media, philosophy, religion, history, anthropology, visual and performing arts, and much more. We are committed to critical thinking, reasoned discourse, inclusiveness, civility, empathy, and compassion—values that lie at the center of humanistic inquiry and that are essential for a thriving democratic citizenry.Learn More
Research and innovation are hallmarks of the University of Rochester. By dovetailing these hallmarks with commercial enterprises, the University’s discoveries create new companies, new technologies, and new industries—all while improving the lives of millions around the world.Learn More
River Campus researchers have access to a wide array of state-of-the-art equipment, facilitating research ranging from analysis of geological samples to fabrication of specialized optics to brain imaging to advanced statistical analysis of international conflict and trade.Learn More
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