Wasp parasites turn hosts into long-lived ‘zombies’
A Rochester team studies what infected wasps can tell us about evolution, aging, and group living.Continue Reading
Plutzik Reading Series celebrates 60th anniversary season
One of the nation’s oldest literary reading series kicked off its latest season with Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Jericho Brown.Continue Reading
‘Supergene’ wreaks havoc in a genome
Rochester biologists have used population genomics to study a selfish ‘supergene’ that skews genetic inheritance.Continue Reading
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Peter Christensen named Humanities Center director
Christensen, professor of art and art history, has been named the new Ani and Mark Gabrellian Director of the Humanities Center, and begins his tenure on July 1, 2022. The internationally recognized scholar of architectural history and design succeeds Joan Shelley Rubin, the Dexter Perkins Professor of History, who has led the center since its inception in 2015.Continue Reading
Language, art, culture, and history of 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