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In Photos
May 23, 2024 | 07:38 am

Around the world in 9 photos

Two annual photo contests spotlight the rich and varied experiences of international students and those engaged in education abroad programs.

topics: global engagement,
Campus Life
April 4, 2023 | 02:47 pm

Library award bolsters undergraduate student research

This year’s winning projects include a closer look at the first female printer in America and an investigation into the connection between race and Kodak color film.

topics: awards, Class of 2023, research funding, undergraduate research,
The Arts
March 3, 2023 | 01:54 pm

Mellon grant supports a close-up on close-ups

A Rochester research team is part of an inter-institutional project to document the history of the close-up, one of film and television’s most powerful techniques.

topics: Department of English, digital humanities, film, Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies, humanities, Joel Burges, Mellon Foundation, research funding, River Campus Libraries,
Campus Life
November 17, 2022 | 08:21 am

University Archives exhibition creates an audio-visual time machine

A collection that includes hundreds of recordings makes it possible to ‘attend’ University of Rochester events from the 1920s to the present.

topics: alumni, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Department of Rare Books Special Collections and Preservation, Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Ming-Lun Lee, River Campus Libraries,
Society & Culture
July 5, 2022 | 10:06 am

Slaughter family papers help complete the story of a life in politics

The University libraries received the Robert and Louise Slaughter Family Papers, adding to the previously acquired Slaughter congressional collection.

topics: community engagement, Department of Rare Books Special Collections and Preservation, featured-post-side, River Campus Libraries,
Society & Culture
June 29, 2022 | 12:07 pm

Ukraine’s ally in Rochester’s libraries

A war that has targeted Ukrainian heritage has made the Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation a cultural refuge.

topics: community engagement, Department of Rare Books Special Collections and Preservation, featured-post-side, River Campus Libraries,
The Arts
June 8, 2022 | 11:04 am

Digital justice through data dictionaries

A seed grant from the American Council of Learned Societies launches a project that has the River Campus Libraries helping to diversify the digital domain.

topics: Department of English, Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies, research funding, River Campus Libraries, School of Arts and Sciences,
The Arts
April 12, 2022 | 11:37 am

Local publisher’s papers to live at Rochester

The Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation has acquired a 30-year writing and editing archive from author, poet, and BOA Edition, Ltd. publisher Peter Conners.

topics: Department of Rare Books Special Collections and Preservation, literature, poetry, River Campus Libraries,
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