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

Tag: featured-post

Welcome to Rochester, Class of 2023

Welcome to Rochester, Class of 2023

August 21, 2019

As incoming students and their families lined their vehicles up on River Campus and the Eastman School of Music, they were greeted by enthusiastic volunteers and University President Sarah C. Mangelsdorf.

Continue Reading

Summer in Rochester means research

Summer in Rochester means research

July 24, 2019

There’s no better time to do research at the University than during the summer. While the classrooms may be quiet, labs and libraries remain busy as undergraduate students work on projects from engineering to political science.

Continue Reading

3 questions: 50 years after the moon landing

3 questions: 50 years after the moon landing

July 18, 2019

The lunar rocks brought back by the Apollo astronauts still inform research today, including the work of Rochester professor Miki Nakajima, who studies the formation and evolution of the Earth, the moon, and other planetary bodies.

Continue Reading

‘A bit like the first day of school’

‘A bit like the first day of school’

July 1, 2019

Rochester’s new president promised she would spend considerable time on a “listening and learning tour” during the first part of her time as the University’s chief executive. President Sarah C. Mangelsdorf jumped right in early Monday morning with a two-hour tour of parts of the River Campus.

Continue Reading

Virus genes help determine if pea aphids get their wings

Virus genes help determine if pea aphids get their wings

June 14, 2019

The findings shed light on the important role that microbial genes, like those from viruses, can play in insect and animal evolution.

Continue Reading

‘The great democratic voice’

‘The great democratic voice’

May 30, 2019

May 31 is the 200th anniversary of poet Walt Whitman’s birth, and Rochester has a few ties of its own to the poet who contained multitudes.

Continue Reading

Making their mark: Meet the Class of 2019

Making their mark: Meet the Class of 2019

May 8, 2019

They’re engineers and artists. Activists and athletes. Meet just a few of the members of Rochester’s graduating class who are ready to make their communities—and our world—ever better.

Continue Reading

‘Difference teaches you humility’

‘Difference teaches you humility’

April 3, 2019

Donald Hall was formally installed as the Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean of the Faculty of the Arts, Sciences & Engineering during an investiture ceremony Wednesday, in which is spoke about how his past experiences inspire him to address the needs of students and faculty who are facing challenges.

Continue Reading

‘Optical tweezer’ takes Nobel concept in a new direction

‘Optical tweezer’ takes Nobel concept in a new direction

April 2, 2019

Rochester researchers are trapping nanoparticle-sized silica beads in an “optical tweezer” in a series of experiments that could shed new light on the fundamental properties of lasers.

Continue Reading

‘Your sexuality is yourself, as the total person you are’

‘Your sexuality is yourself, as the total person you are’

March 25, 2019

The latest Rochester Women profile looks at the life of Mary Calderone ’39M (MD), a pioneering advocate for sex education who was both celebrated and vilified for her work during a time a great cultural division over sexuality and feminism.

Continue Reading