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

Tag: featured-post-side

Corporate money in politics threatens US democracy—or does it?

Corporate money in politics threatens US democracy—or does it?

July 6, 2020

In a new book, Rochester political scientist David Primo and his coauthor argue that the influence of campaign financing is misunderstood by voters, policymakers, the media, and political analysts.

Continue Reading

Memorial Art Gallery reopens as Finger Lakes region enters Phase Four

Memorial Art Gallery reopens as Finger Lakes region enters Phase Four

June 29, 2020

With masks, social distancing, and other safety measures in place, the University’s museum has reopened and is once again welcoming visitors.

Continue Reading

Provost Rob Clark shares update on fall 2020 at Rochester

Provost Rob Clark shares update on fall 2020 at Rochester

June 19, 2020

The University is finalizing a comprehensive plan for a phased reopening in the fall, Provost Rob Clark wrote in a message to the University community.

Continue Reading

University prison education initiative awarded major grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

University prison education initiative awarded major grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

June 12, 2020

The University’s cornerstone prison education initiative receives a $1 million grant from the Mellon Foundation to expand and further develop its programming.

Continue Reading

Rochester researchers unlock clues to a dramatic chapter of Earth’s geological history

Rochester researchers unlock clues to a dramatic chapter of Earth’s geological history

June 10, 2020

New Rochester research indicates that the global glaciation period known as Snowball Earth began earlier than previously thought, work that adds to the understanding of how the planet’s climate changes.

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

A  ‘different kind of wonder’

A ‘different kind of wonder’

May 27, 2020

The European Renaissance’s engagement with the Arctic is a little-known chapter of history but a relevant one today, when the region once again has become a site of anxious attention.

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

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

Class of 2020, we see you

Class of 2020, we see you

May 12, 2020

As we prepare to confer their degrees this week, we’re celebrating this year’s graduates by highlighting members of the class and their accomplishments.

Continue Reading