Thu, 17 Jan 2019
The “study of pop music is just as serious-minded as studying Beethoven, Bach, and Brahms,” says John Covach, director of Rochester’s Institute for Popular Music in (585) magazine.
Mon, 14 Jan 2019
While Russia still allows for more openness, discussion, and freedom of expression than some authoritarian countries, it’s more complicated than that, says political science professor Randall Stone, who recently returned from a trip to Russia.
Thu, 10 Jan 2019
In an effort to understand how to initiate change in a community, students in an Arts and Activism course, and their counterparts in an Environmental Health and Justice course, met up in Rochester dance studio to create some new moves.
Mon, 07 Jan 2019
In a new study, researchers demonstrate how sex and sexual desire play a major role not only in attracting potential partners to each other, but also in encouraging the formation of romantic relationships and emotional bonding.
Fri, 04 Jan 2019
In a recent experiment, a group of political scientists has found that when choosing a candidate, party affiliation outweighs a candidate's policy positions and their support for democratic norms for both Democrats and Republicans surveyed.
Wed, 02 Jan 2019
New Rochester research points to the presence of “selfish genes,” whose flow among species may dictate whether two species converge or diverge.
Fri, 28 Dec 2018
In addition to their Nobel noteworthiness, Rochester researchers continue to develop new ways to apply lasers in research, medicine, and everyday life in 2018. Because frankly, we’re big on lasers.
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, 14 Dec 2018
Tanya Bakhmetyeva, associate professor of instruction in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies, has received the 2018 Harry C. Koenig Book Prize for Mother of the Church: Sophia Svechina, the Salon, and the Politics of Catholicism in Nineteenth-Century Russia and France.
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
In each of more than 40 paintings of the same scene—London's Waterloo Bridge—Impressionist artist Claude Monet manipulates viewer perception in a way that scientists at the time did not completely understand.