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Alumni Endow Directorship

University of Rochester Trustee Ani Gabrellian ’84 and her husband, Mark Gabrellian ’79, have committed $2 million to establish a directorship for the University’s newly created Humanities Center.

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Did you know?

  • Comprising more than 30 research laboratories, the Center for Visual Science brings together one of the world’s largest and most distinguished groups of researchers.

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  • The Department of Political Science is renowned for the development of the field of formal political theory and the application of quantitative methods to the study of politics.

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  • The Hyam Plutzik Reading Series is one of the most prestigious and longest-running series in the country, featuring internationally renowned poets and fiction writers.

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37academic departments and programs

Arts and Sciences is the largest and most diverse school at the University.


We offer numerous laboratories, studios, exhibition spaces, and more, all for the use of our arts and sciences faculty, instructors, students, and staff.

Sloan Studio

Goergen Institute for Data Science

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.

Wilson StudentsArts & Humanities
Richard GlorNatural Sciences
Pablo SieraSocial Sciences