Mon, 10 Jul 2017
In his new book Living Well Now and in the Future: Why Sustainability Matters Curren argues that the core of sustainability is the “long-term preservation of opportunities to live well.”
Tue, 16 May 2017
Each academic year, Rochester faculty members publish books that advance scholarship and investigate questions of broad interest. New Reads offers a selection of some of their most recent work.
Tue, 11 Apr 2017
In his lecture “Locker Room Talk: Pussies, Guns, and Video Gaymers,” William Cheng, assistant professor of music at Dartmouth College, will explore some of the challenges of conducting field research in online arenas such as multiplayer games and Internet threads.
Mon, 03 Apr 2017
Students enrolled in a new course in Food Justice & Social Practice combine urban farming, food security, and socially engaged art.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016
When you head home for winter break, what are you hungry for? Dani Douglas ’17 poses the question to four of her classmates, and provides links to recipes for these home-made favorites.
Fri, 27 Feb 2015
In his new book, professor of history Stewart Weaver chronicles journeys of discovery from the pre-historic trek of humans across the land bridge over the Bering Strait some 12,000 years ago to the mid-20th century deep sea voyages of Jacques-Yves Cousteau.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014
Stewart Weaver Surveys Exploration Through the Ages What is exploration, and what distinguishes it from travel, discovery, or adventure? Stewart Weaver’s survey of the history of exploration, slated for publication by Oxford University Press in December, offers a compelling set of answers. In 160 succinct pages, Exploration: A Very Short Introduction chronicles journeys of discovery […]
Tue, 06 May 2014
A diverse group of 19 student films was presented at the University's 9th annual Gollin Film Festival on Wednesday, May 1, with the top films winning $1,200 in cash prizes.
Mon, 31 Mar 2014
The New Media Fermentation Workshop, a collaboration between University professors Leila Nadir (sustainability) and Cary Peppermint (art and art history) meets in Burton Hall. The workshop consist of students making their own personal vegetable ferments, such as kimchi, and new media art students who will be documenting and remixing the experience. The workshops are part of EcoArtTech's new work-in-progress, Edible Ecologies, which involves collaborating with local communities to resuscitate historic food practices and foodways.
Wed, 05 Feb 2014
The selection committee chose Cary Peppermint for his portfolio of innovative and collaborative projects exploring connections between industry and nature.