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Rochester art historian awarded Guggenheim fellowship

Peter Christensen has been awarded the prestigious fellowship for his project exploring an understudied shift in architectural history.

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Laser-driven experiments provide insights into the formation of the universe

Rochester physicists are among the first to experimentally measure the mechanism for generating astrophysical magnetic fields.

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US voters agree on the need for generous COVID-19 relief

Cofounded by Rochester political scientists, Bright Line Watch’s latest survey finds Americans united on COVID relief, but divided on politics.

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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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State of the School

April 2021

Dean Gloria Culver addressed students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends during her April 2021 "State of the School of Arts & Sciences." She provided an update on the school’s accomplishments this year and a look at plans for the fall semester.

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Students in Italy

Lisio Program in Italian Studies

The Arnold Lisio ’56, ’60M (MD) and Anne Moore Lisio Italian Studies Program supports University of Rochester students and faculty in their understanding of and appreciation for the language, art, culture, and history of Italy. The Lisio program funds:

  • Student scholarship prizes
  • Summer fellowships
  • Faculty and program grants
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