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Professor Hunter lecturing from the front of the classroom.

Is gospel music losing its Black roots?

Musicologist Cory Hunter identifies a notable contemporary shift in the century-old musical form.

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A clsoe up view of the first ocean instrument made with 3D-printed internal parts composed of bioplastics.

Bioplastics made of bacteria can reduce plastic waste

NSF funding supports biologist Anne S. Meyer and her colleagues in developing plastic materials that degrade in oceans.

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A soldier standing on top of a tank and waving a Ukrainian flag.

When and how will the war in Ukraine end?

Political scientist Hein Goemans discusses the ‘massive consequences’ for Europe—and the world—of continued war in Ukraine.

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Students in Italy

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
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