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Two researchers wearing protective eyewear manipulate the equipment in an optics lab to produce surface acoustic waves.

New surface acoustic wave techniques could lead to surfing a quantum internet

Researchers develop new methods to couple light to sound waves that glide on surfaces.

Making waves

The joint venture between the University of Rochester and University at Albany will drive economic development through research and training.

topics: Center for RNA Biology, Department of Biology, Lynne Maquat, Medical Center, research funding, School of Arts and Sciences, School of Medicine and Dentistry,

Created as a counterweight to the Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc, the military alliance may be more important now than ever. Political scientist Randall Stones explains why.

topics: Department of Political Science, global engagement, Randall Stone, School of Arts and Sciences,

Paper Pianos, a live-performance musical documentary written and co-created by the International Theatre Program’s Nigel Maister, tells the story of an Afghan musician and refugee Milad Yousufi.

topics: alumni, awards, Department of English, Eastman School of Music, Humanities Center, International Theatre Program, Nigel Maister, School of Arts and Sciences,

Rochester students invent solutions for project sponsors ranging from major league sports teams to researchers in Costa Rica.

topics: Class of 2024, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, global engagement, Goergen Institute for Data Science, Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, School of Nursing, undergraduate research,
Society & Culture
April 25, 2024 | 07:12 am

That’s not Native American art. Or is it?

A Rochester art historian on the proliferation of indigenous fakes and replicas—and the blurry line between appropriation and admiration.

topics: Department of Art and Art History, Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies, Janet Berlo, research finding, School of Arts and Sciences,
In Photos
April 30, 2024 | 12:56 pm

April 2024 in Photos

From totality to Springfest and everything in between, here’s how we spent April at the University of Rochester.

topics: Eastman School of Music, events, Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, River Campus Libraries, School of Arts and Sciences, sustainability,

University news

University of Rochester faculty regularly earn accolades for their contributions to research, scholarship, education, and community engagement.

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