School of Arts and Sciences

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Narayana Kocherlakota named first Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics

Narayana Kocherlakota, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and a leading scholar of monetary and financial economics, has been appointed as the inaugural Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics at the University of Rochester.

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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?

  • 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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  • One of the earliest daguerreotypes of Frederick Douglass is on display at the River Campus Libraries. University researchers will use nanoscience tools to study the image and help corroborate the historical record.

  • 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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37academic departments and programs

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

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship and economic development are integral to our success as a University and as a School.

Digital media studies Senior Capstone project

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.

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