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What is belief in a secular age?

Rochester scholars examine the lives of iconic writers to ask what religious belief might look like in an age of science and secularism.

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Male Y chromosomes not ‘genetic wastelands’

Rochester biologists have found a way to sequence a large portion of the Y chromosome in the fruit fly—the most that anyone has yet achieved.

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Study shows common test of mental state is biased

The test is biased against the less educated and against racial and ethnic minorities, according to Rochester research.

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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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Research

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

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The Inspiration Project

A collaborative effort between the University of Rochester and CP Rochester, the Inspiration Project is a volunteer program that connects University of Rochester students with consumers served by CP Rochester.

During the spring semester, students who show strength in writing are paired with an adult from CP Rochester and together, the pairs work to produce a complete, purposeful, polished work, in the form of a story, a short memoir, or a selection of poems.

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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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Gloria Culver

Defining the future of the School of Arts & Sciences

Few institutions embrace the deliberate intersections between disciplines like the University of Rochester. The School of Arts & Sciences celebrates and encourages those intersections through interdisciplinary collaboration that helps create an environment where inquisitive, creative, and entrepreneurial people can develop and thrive. We are performers, artists, scientists, and scholars who are bound together by our deep passion and commitment to creative thinking and excellence in education.

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