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Is Brazil the Albany of South America?

In an editorial published for the New York Daily News, Associate Professor of Anthropology Daniel Reichman wonders why the American media has reacted with shock and concern regarding the political corruption in Brazil, while largely ignoring the political scandals that have embroiled New York over the past few years.

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Are we alone? Setting some limits to our uniqueness

A new equation counts how many alien civilizations have ever existed—and the answer might surprise you. Adam Frank, professor of physics and astronomy, co-authored the paper, published in Astrobiology.

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Did you know?

  • For 20+ years, Professor Emeritus Russell Peck led the “Theater in England” course, shepherding participants to multiple plays each day over two¬†weeks. He continues this tradition with similar trips for alumni and others.

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  • Noam Chomsky—one of the most influential thinkers and public intellectuals of our time—is the University's Distinguished Visiting Humanist for the 2015-2016 academic year.

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  • Researchers at the Goergen Institute for Data Science are harnessing the potential of data in ways that will transform knowledge, discovery, and innovation in the 21st century.

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At the Goergen Institute for Data Science, Rochester researchers from across the University are harnessing the potential of data in ways that will transform knowledge, discovery, and innovation in the 21st century.

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