Tue, 18 Sep 2018
When Johann Wolfgang von Goethe rewrote his 1776 play, Stella: A Play for Lovers, most scholars contented that the only major change was to the original's polygamous ending. Now a new English translation by Rochester professors Susan Gustafson and Kristina Becker Malett—the first time the original has been translated in its entirety—reveals greater differences in gender relations throughout the text.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018
Hayley Clatterbuck in the Department of Philosophy, John Lambropoulos in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and Michael Jarvis in the Department of History will be honored at a ceremony on October 18.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018
At a weekend conference “Dynamics of the US Economy: Challenges Ahead,” economists from four continents will gather at the University to honor the 30-year career of Mark Bils, the Hazel Fyfe Professor in Economics.
Thu, 06 Sep 2018
Peter Lovenheim, whose articles have appeared in the New York Times, Politico, and elsewhere, uses the first chapter of his new book to remember his time in professor Harry Reis's classroom.
Tue, 04 Sep 2018
The Cognitive Sciences Society has presented longtime professor of brain and cognitive sciences Michael K. Tanenhaus with the David E. Rumelhart Prize, recognizing a “significant contribution to the theoretical foundations of human cognition.”
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.
Thu, 30 Aug 2018
After graduating from high school, Olivia Alger ’22 decided college could wait. She worked in a hotel, taught refugee children in France, and wrote for a literary magazine. Now she joins the Class of 2022.
Wed, 29 Aug 2018
Lucy Farnham ’22 took her first Spanish class in seventh grade, and it was love at first syllable. The Rochester native joins the Class of 2022 as a Spanish major, is thinking of adding Japanese, and is considering a career in the US Foreign Service.
Thu, 16 Aug 2018
In a new study, Rochester biologists describe some of the unique characteristics of the protein that makes bacterial like E. coli so resilient. Their research may lead to more targeted antibiotics and other drug therapies.
Thu, 09 Aug 2018
The story of baseball in the United States is intertwined with that of the presidency, says senior English lecturer Curt Smith. In his new book he traces the points of connection from the colonial era to the present.