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Getting fewer ‘likes’ on social media can make teens anxious and depressed

Getting fewer ‘likes’ on social media can make teens anxious and depressed

September 24, 2020

Lack of positive feedback on social media can decrease adolescents’ feelings of self-worth, multi-institutional team of psychologists finds.

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Underrepresented populations suffer most from COVID-19 in nursing homes, assisted living communities

Underrepresented populations suffer most from COVID-19 in nursing homes, assisted living communities

September 22, 2020

Disparities in the number of cases and the number of deaths suggest that long-standing, fundamental inequalities in nursing homes are being “exacerbated by the pandemic,” Medical Center studies indicate.

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The Class of 2024 settles in

The Class of 2024 settles in

August 24, 2020

The Class of 2024 includes more than 1250 students in the College and 134 students in the Eastman School of Music. Forty other nations are represented.

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Novel project uses University of Rochester technology to track COVID-19

Novel project uses University of Rochester technology to track COVID-19

June 11, 2020

Online questionnaire asks citizens to voluntarily report symptoms, providing important information that may allow policymakers to address outbreaks by zip code.

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Organ transplant programs continue despite pandemic

Organ transplant programs continue despite pandemic

May 20, 2020

Strong Memorial Hospital reaches a milestone as organ transplant surgeries continue to take place during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ventilators: Three centuries in the making

Ventilators: Three centuries in the making

April 11, 2020

Modern mechanical ventilators—whose short supply is now at the center of a national debate about the nation’s preparedness for the COVID-19 pandemic—represent a “remarkable journey” of medical technology.

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Accreditation Assessment Team invites public comment on DPS

Accreditation Assessment Team invites public comment on DPS

February 28, 2020

The University of Rochester community is invited to share comments about the Department of Public Safety as part of a site visit by an accreditation team.

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‘The memories of what happened to us then will never go away’

‘The memories of what happened to us then will never go away’

February 28, 2020

By the time of her death at age 103, Olivia Hooker ’62 (PhD) was an early witness to devastating acts of racist violence, the first African-American woman to serve in the Coast Guard, and a prominent psychology professor.

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University named top producer of student Fulbrights for fourth time

University named top producer of student Fulbrights for fourth time

February 14, 2020

For the fourth time in six years, Rochester placed among the nation’s top universities for student Fulbright Grants.

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5 Things to Do This Weekend

5 Things to Do This Weekend

January 29, 2020

Jeanette Colby, calendar editor, offers a selection of events and activities to check out this weekend. The calendar features a variety of events at all campuses, including the River Campus, Eastman School, Memorial Art Gallery, and Medical Center.

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