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Professor, role model, and mentor recognized

David McCamant, associate professor of chemistry, was awarded the inaugural College Award for Undergraduate Teaching and Research Mentorship.

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Solving the mystery of genetic recombination

Rochester biologists have discovered a gene that controls recombination rates in fruit flies.

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Protein translation in three minutes or less

Jillian Ramos, a doctoral student in biology, won first place and the people’s choice prize in the third annual Three-Minute Thesis Competition.

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Early Worlds Initiative goes beyond medieval times

This interdisciplinary project connects faculty researching social and cultural developments worldwide from medieval times to the early modern period.

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Training brains with virtual reality

Can VR games enhance visual attention and cognition the way video games do? Researchers from the River Campus, Medical Center, and School of Nursing aim to find out.

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

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Gloria Culver

Defining the future of arts, sciences

A strong liberal arts education is at the heart of the School of Arts and Sciences, and at the University of Rochester. For us, this means sparking curiosity, a thirst for knowledge, and a drive to conduct research of global consequence.

Today, there is a blurring of lines between disciplines, and our faculty have become increasingly inter- and multi-disciplinary. The same is true—perhaps more so—for our students.

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