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Thu, 18 Jul 2019
The lunar rocks brought back by the Apollo astronauts still inform research today, including the work of Rochester professor Miki Nakajima, who studies the formation and evolution of the Earth, the moon, and other planetary bodies.
Tue, 16 Jul 2019
Recent physics graduate Alex Johnson ’19 had never played the bells before coming to Rochester. Now he is one of the best musicians in the world at the instrument, taking first place at the international Queen Fabiola Carillon Competition.
Tue, 02 Jul 2019
New research from Rochester scientists explores why human beings are good at discerning moving objects and how we can train our brains to be better at this as we age.
Fri, 28 Jun 2019
For the second year, the University is sending a group to the University Scholars Leadership Symposium to learn about humanitarianism, social change on a global scale, and how to best respond to the needs of the marginalized.
Thu, 27 Jun 2019
A Rochester study shows that teenagers who can describe their emotions in precise and nuanced ways—saying ‘I feel ashamed’ instead of simply saying ‘I feel bad’— are better protected against depression than their peers who can’t.
Mon, 24 Jun 2019
In an interview with the Irish Times, University of Rochester philosopher Randall Curren discusses the role of “a proper, virtuous kind of patriotism.”
Mon, 17 Jun 2019
Don’t expect the Federal Reserve to do so—at least not at this week’s meeting—says Rochester economics professor Kocherlakota, who led the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis for six years.
Fri, 14 Jun 2019
The findings shed light on the important role that microbial genes, like those from viruses, can play in insect and animal evolution.
Thu, 13 Jun 2019
The findings suggest good news about the reliability of the computer models used to estimate and predict the changes in ground-level ozone.
Wed, 12 Jun 2019
As part of the new test-optional policy, applicants for first-year admission to the College at the University are no longer required to submit any standardized test results to the Office of Admissions.