From the Newsroom...
Fri, 03 Nov 2017
As the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists meets to evaluate scenarios for man-made catastrophe, Rochester scientists worry current risk levels are “way too high."
Thu, 26 Oct 2017
The assistant professor of earth and environmental sciences has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Mineralogical Society of America Award, a major honor in the field.
Thu, 24 Aug 2017
Professor Vasilii Petrenko and his team are studying the air trapped in ice cores that date back nearly 12,000 years, long before mankind's use of fossil fuels, to separate man-made from naturally occurring methane sources.
Thu, 03 Aug 2017
As part of the Take Five Scholars Program, Madison Carter ’18 is researching how public art—such as murals, sculptures, even performance art—influences social interactions in the city of Rochester.
Thu, 22 Jun 2017
Researchers led by earth and environmental sciences professor John Kessler met with schoolchildren and local media aboard the Blue Heron to discuss the team's work on methane levels in the Great Lakes.