Please consider downloading the latest version of Internet Explorer
to experience this site as intended.
Tools Search Main Menu

RSSFeatured

Clinical trial to test hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients

Clinical trial to test hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients

June 2, 2020

The Medical Center is one of only a few dozen sites selected to take part in two national clinical trials to evaluate whether hydroxychloroquine can keep COVID-19 patients alive and out of the hospital.

Continue Reading

Nearly 4,000 students receive their degrees—in online style

Nearly 4,000 students receive their degrees—in online style

May 15, 2020

Members of the Class of 2020 marked a traditional milestone in unusual times, with an online conferral of degrees and at-home celebrations with remote family and friends.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

2020 honorary degrees, medals, and teaching awards announced

2020 honorary degrees, medals, and teaching awards announced

May 13, 2020

The University of Rochester will bestow honorary degrees, medals, and awards to recognize the contributions of distinguished leaders, educators, and humanitarians.

Continue Reading

Novel coronavirus update: Latest resources and guidance

Novel coronavirus update: Latest resources and guidance

May 11, 2020

A new University website has launched as a resource for information on the global novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) health crisis.

Continue Reading

New URMC coronavirus research examines immune response

New URMC coronavirus research examines immune response

April 16, 2020

Researchers at the University of Rochester’s New York Influenza Center of Excellence, one of five such centers of excellence in the world, are launching a new study to determine if and when a person could be re-infected with the novel coronavirus and whether some people have pre-existing immunity.

Continue Reading

What to stream: Add some Rochester to your queue

What to stream: Add some Rochester to your queue

April 16, 2020

You’ll find University of Rochester connections in some of your favorite movies, musicals, and television series, all ready for binge watching.

Continue Reading

Ryan Prendergast: Teaching the principles of Don Quixote and beyond

Ryan Prendergast: Teaching the principles of Don Quixote and beyond

October 18, 2019

“We should give students the input and tools to be able to produce knowledge on their own,” says Ryan Prendergast, an associate professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures.

Continue Reading

Katherine Schaefer: A scientist who found the ‘write’ stuff

Katherine Schaefer: A scientist who found the ‘write’ stuff

October 18, 2019

“It’s amazing what I learn just from reading my students’ papers,” says Katherine Schaefer, an associate professor of instruction in the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program.

Continue Reading

Matthew BaileyShea: An ‘active classroom’ is music to his ears

Matthew BaileyShea: An ‘active classroom’ is music to his ears

October 18, 2019

“Teaching students how to teach music theory is especially fun,” says Matthew BaileyShea, an associate professor at the University’s Eastman School of Music and in the College’s Department of Music.

Continue Reading