From the Newscenter...
Thu, 01 Mar 2018
Sharon Willis, a member of Rochester’s Film and Media Studies program faculty, says this year’s nominations show that change may be afoot in Hollywood—but that how much movies will be transformed remains to be seen.
Thu, 04 Jan 2018
Chicago and Delhi. Rome and Rochester. The students in the 100-level course “The City: Contested Spaces” take a virtual tour of them all, while pondering an overarching question—can people’s lives be reshaped by redesigning urban spaces?
Mon, 18 Dec 2017
Students in Heather Layton's classes this year have worked with staff and community members at the Jordan Health Centers to fill these spaces with art.
Mon, 18 Dec 2017
Astra Zhang '18, a double major in electrical and computer engineering and in studio arts, and Ivan Suminski '18, a mechanical engineering major who is earning a dual degree in violin performance will share this year's Wells Award.
Wed, 13 Dec 2017
In his new book, assistant professor of art history Peter Christensen focuses on infrastructure--railway stations specifically--and their place in architectural history not just as technology, but also as art.
Tue, 26 Sep 2017
The Humanities Center has announced its slate of public lecture series speakers for this year’s theme of “memory and forgetting.”
Fri, 14 Jul 2017
Colleagues pay tribute to Elizabeth Cohen, an associate professor in the Department of Art and Art History and director of the University's Art New York program, who died in May.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017
Seniors final art projects are a culmination of study in contemporary visual art-making through practice, presentation, and analysis.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017
Tommy Evans '99 has combined his eye for photography and his interest in politics into a journalism career that has led him to the post of London bureau chief at CNN International.
Wed, 07 Sep 2016
Peter Christensen’s book shows how the late 19th-early 20th century German-designed train stations, bridges, and other structures along the Ottoman Railway show the trademarks of imperialism and elements of emergent nationalism.