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Textual scientists salvage manuscripts

Gregory Heyworth applies forensic science to literature and history when he recovers the lost words and images of cultural heritage objects.

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Digitizing William Blake's work

The newly redesigned William Blake Archive has digitized nearly 7,000 images created by the Romantic era poet and artist, making them accessible to scholars and fans alike.

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Why America entered World War I

Political scientist Hein Goemans explains why Germany was willing to risk American entry into the “Great War” 100 years ago.

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New Prehistoric Bird Discovered

Rochester scientists discovered a new species of bird in the Canadian Arctic. The fossils are among the oldest avian records found in the northernmost latitude.

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Majors & Minors

Pursue a degree or take courses in arts and humanities, natural sciences, or social sciences.

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Graduate Studies

Nationally recognized programs characterized by close contact between students and faculty.

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Embracing creativity, broadening our understanding of how the world works, and gaining insights into society.

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Gloria Culver

Defining the future of arts, sciences

A strong liberal arts education is at the heart of the School of Arts and Sciences, and at the University of Rochester. For us, this means sparking curiosity, a thirst for knowledge, and a drive to conduct research of global consequence.

Today, there is a blurring of lines between disciplines, and our faculty have become increasingly inter- and multi-disciplinary. The same is true—perhaps more so—for our students.

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