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Fri, 19 Apr 2019
Kathryn Mariner, an assistant professor of anthropology and visual and cultural studies, is one of 32 faculty members in the United States named as new Career Enhancement Fellows.
Thu, 04 Apr 2019
Professor and author Daniel Reichman gives an overview of the last 40 years of Central American migration to the United States, and describes a system that is far more complicated than what’s often presented in the news.
Fri, 21 Dec 2018
A new digital project and exhibitions on and off campus mark the bicentennial year of one of the founders of social and cultural anthropology.
Fri, 31 Aug 2018
In a new book, The Moral Economy of Mobile Phones, Rochester anthropologist Robert Foster describes the sometimes surprising developments when governments open up the telecommunications sector to competition.
Wed, 23 May 2018
University Research Awards for 2018-19 have been awarded to 15 projects ranging from an analysis of the roles of prisons in the Rochester region, to a new approach to genome editing, to new initiatives for advanced materials for powerful lasers.
Wed, 25 Apr 2018
Two University of Rochester faculty members will be in India next fall, and a third will be in London after receiving Fulbright Scholar awards.
Wed, 25 Apr 2018
The associate professor of anthropology is one of 31 scholars in the humanities or social sciences to be awarded the prestigious honor, which will support his research exploring the revival of religion in China.
Fri, 06 Apr 2018
More than a dozen researchers—from Harvard, Johns Hopkins, and other major institutions around the country—presented at the two-day symposium, aimed at addressing dearth of research data on gun violence.
Mon, 26 Mar 2018
“The Social Life of Guns” symposium brings researchers from Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Duke, and other universities and institutions to the University of Rochester for two days to spur more research on guns and gun violence.
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?