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When and how to see the partial solar eclipse in Rochester

Thu, 17 Aug 2017

Even George Eastman knows you should never look at the sun without proper eye protection. Physics and astronomy professor Dan Watson will be experiencing Monday's total solar eclipse from Tennessee, and he shares more eclipse answers and tips, as well as places at the University of Rochester where you can safely view the eclipse.

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Undergraduate’s summer research is a glass act

Fri, 11 Aug 2017

Chemical engineering major Tianhao Yu ’19 has a unique job this summer: testing organic light-emitting diodes that may help improve the screen displays of devices such as cell phones and televisions.

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Student work opens the brain to help surgeons remove tumors

Fri, 11 Aug 2017

Brain research does not take a summer vacation, and neither does Magdalena Granados ’19. The McNair Scholar is working on “awake language mapping" research designed to help neurosurgeons operate with greater precision.

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Summer research that’s totally (nano)tubular

Fri, 11 Aug 2017

Chemistry major Austin Bailey ’18 (T5) has spent his summer developing a special polymer to attach other molecules to nanotubes, and his work could have significant applications for creating renewable energy sources.

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Down to the wire for Team Meliora in $1M competition

Thu, 10 Aug 2017

The four 2017 graduates on Team Meliora are days away from learning if their project to build refugee housing from recycled plastic bricks will go from wildcard winner to finalist in the Hult Prize.

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Data science is the centerpiece of the University of Rochester's five-year strategic plan. Rochester researchers plan to continue to harness the potential of data in ways that will transform the 21st century and place the University as a leader in the field.

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