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Scholar in Exile on Alexei Navalny: ‘One day I’ll walk along a street in Moscow named after him’

Dmitry Bykov discusses the late Russian opposition leader’s legacy, his own poisoning, and why Navalny posed a threat to the Russian president.

Rochester voices

Society & Culture
February 19, 2024 | 06:04 pm

Why did Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny have to die?

Rochester experts discuss Putin’s intense fear of critics, the history of Russian and Soviet opposition movements, and what’s next for Russia’s dissidents.

topics: Department of History, Department of Political Science, global engagement, Matthew Lenoe, Randall Stone, School of Arts and Sciences,
The Arts
February 20, 2024 | 07:56 am

A poet’s meditation on loss, light, and legacy

Still Falling, English professor Jennifer Grotz’s fourth collection of poems, illuminates the connection between art and time.

topics: Department of English, Jennifer Grotz, literature, School of Arts and Sciences,
Science & Technology
February 9, 2024 | 03:41 pm

Reshaping our understanding of granular systems

Rochester researchers are uncovering the unexpected role of grain shape in the mixing of granular systems such as pharmaceuticals, cereal, and landslides.

topics: Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Rachel Glade, research finding, School of Arts and Sciences,
The Arts
February 20, 2024 | 12:04 pm

The work of horror films

A collection of essays coedited by Jason Middleton explores the “monster” of late capitalism lurking in modern American horror films.

topics: Department of English, Film and Media Studies Program, Jason Middleton, Joel Burges, School of Arts and Sciences,
Science & Technology
February 5, 2024 | 11:13 am

Printing plant-based pharmaceuticals—without plants

Rochester undergraduates developed a 3D-printing system to replicate chemicals found in plants, including those endangered by climate change.

topics: Anne S. Meyer, awards, Department of Biology, School of Arts and Sciences, sustainability, undergraduate research,
Campus Life
February 7, 2024 | 11:49 am

Get ready for the total solar eclipse on April 8

Mark your calendars for April 8, 2024, when the University of Rochester’s River Campus will be among the prime viewing spots for the next total solar eclipse.

topics: Dan Watson, Department of Physics and Astronomy, events, School of Arts & Sciences,

University news

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research, World Gastroenterology Organization, and National Academies of Practice are honoring Rochester faculty.

topics: awards, faculty, global engagement, Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Laboratory for Laser Energetics, Medical Center, School of Nursing,
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