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Chip on a card would detect COVID-19 antibodies in a minute

Chip on a card would detect COVID-19 antibodies in a minute

January 6, 2021

Researchers in Rochester are developing a “completely new diagnostic platform” that could prove to be a valuable clinical tool for detecting exposure to multiple viruses from a single drop of blood.

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Rochester responds

Rochester responds

December 22, 2020

University of Rochester’s alumni magazine Rochester Review looks back at how our community and campuses responded to unprecedented change during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How to be happier in 2021

How to be happier in 2021

December 18, 2020

Toss out your usual list of New Year’s resolutions and do things that make the world a better place, says a Rochester expert on motivation and well-being.

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Military veterans find a home at University

Military veterans find a home at University

November 10, 2020

Rochester is annually recognized as a Best College for Veterans for its efforts to ensure service members can access the benefits of higher education. As we celebrate Veterans Day, meet just a few of the current University students who have served in our nation’s armed forces.

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Early signs indicate coronavirus vaccine is effective

Early signs indicate coronavirus vaccine is effective

November 9, 2020

An interim analysis of study data from a coronavirus vaccine being developed by Pfizer and BioNTech indicates that the vaccine is highly effective in preventing COVID-19. Researchers and volunteers in Rochester have been involved in the testing of the vaccine since May, when the first human studies were launched, and technologies used in the development of the vaccine can trace their origins to decades of infectious disease research conducted at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

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College finds a connection with students in Puerto Rico

College finds a connection with students in Puerto Rico

October 14, 2020

Puerto Rican students who arrived as guests after Hurricane Maria have made their mark on campus—and helped the College attract more students from the island.

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Rochester project democratizes access to medieval English literature

Rochester project democratizes access to medieval English literature

September 16, 2020

The pioneering Middle English Texts Series “puts the literature out there for everybody,” making medieval English texts available to scholars and students around the world.

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How to view Comet NEOWISE

How to view Comet NEOWISE

July 17, 2020

Work by Rochester researchers will help make a space-based infrared telesecope—the kind that detected Comet NEOWISE—even more precise.

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How to clean and disinfect—the right way

How to clean and disinfect—the right way

June 9, 2020

As businesses and other aspects of the economy open up, xxperts at the Medical Center offer tips for how to clean and disinfect your home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Celebrating the Class of 2020

Celebrating the Class of 2020

May 14, 2020

On Friday, May 15, the University will officially confer degrees on graduating students in a video message from President Sarah Mangelsdorf that can be viewed and shared by graduates and their families anytime after noon EDT on the Class of 2020 degree conferral website.

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