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New exhibit highlights women who changed the world

New exhibit highlights women who changed the world

December 2, 2020

A Rochester Museum & Science Center exhibit includes nine women with connections to the University.

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What does it mean if most Republican voters still think Biden lost?

What does it mean if most Republican voters still think Biden lost?

December 2, 2020

A new Bright Line Watch survey finds that fewer than a third of Republican voters have confidence in the national vote count.

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What’s the secret ingredient that makes a happy couple or family?

What’s the secret ingredient that makes a happy couple or family?

November 24, 2020

Analysis by University of Rochester researchers shows that psychological flexibility can shape how individuals interact with the people closest to them.

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What does East Germany’s rise and fall have to do with pigs? A lot, actually

What does East Germany’s rise and fall have to do with pigs? A lot, actually

November 19, 2020

The communist state’s approach to industrial pig farming foreshadowed its demise, a Rochester historian argues in his new book.

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Watchdog report: Experts see substantial danger to democratic stability around 2020 election

Watchdog report: Experts see substantial danger to democratic stability around 2020 election

October 28, 2020

The latest Bright Line Watch surveys find experts concerned about multiple risks to the legitimacy of the election, while many Americans believe in the prevalence of voter fraud.

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Should secret voting be mandatory? ‘Yes’ say political scientists

Should secret voting be mandatory? ‘Yes’ say political scientists

October 26, 2020

In a new book, two scholars argue that making voting more convenient does not combat low voter turnout but instead jeopardizes the integrity of the ballot.

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Debt relief programs have big return on investment during COVID-19 pandemic

Debt relief programs have big return on investment during COVID-19 pandemic

October 23, 2020

A Rochester economist says the conflict between health priorities and economic policies can create spiraling crises in emerging market nations.

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Accolades for work tracing Native women’s reproductive histories and their activism

Accolades for work tracing Native women’s reproductive histories and their activism

October 19, 2020

History professor Brianna Theobald earns two awards for her book “Reproduction on the Reservation: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Colonialism in the Long Twentieth Century”

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New research project explores social and political nuances of migration in the Americas

New research project explores social and political nuances of migration in the Americas

October 16, 2020

Rochester scholars in the humanities and social sciences will study migration in the Americas in a ‘temporary research center’ supported by a Mellon Sawyer Seminars grant.

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Rochester economist applauds Nobel Prize for collaborator Robert Wilson

Rochester economist applauds Nobel Prize for collaborator Robert Wilson

October 16, 2020

Professor of economics Srihari Govindan’s collaborations with this year’s Nobel laureate go back 25 years and typically focus on other areas of game theory.

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