Recent News from the Newscenter
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Fri, 18 Oct 2019
Three University educators are being recognized as the recipients of the 2019 Goergen Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching: Matthew BaileyShea, Ryan Prendergast, and Katherine Schaefer.
Fri, 18 Oct 2019
“We should give students the input and tools to be able to produce knowledge on their own,” says Ryan Prendergast, an associate professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures.
Wed, 09 Oct 2019
Seniors Melissa Wen, Nathan Nickerson, and Jarrod Young are this year's winners of the Wells Award, given each year to high-achieving students in the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences who also excel in the humanities.
Wed, 18 Sep 2019
Matthew BaileyShea, in the College’s Department of Music and the Eastman School of Music; Ryan Prendergast, in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures; and Katherine Schaefer, in the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program are this year’s teaching honorees.
Wed, 05 Dec 2018
New books from Rochester scholars John Givens and John Michael examine the lives of iconic writers to ask what religious belief might look like in an age of science and secularism.
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
A 1929 Japanese silent film inspired by a classic O. Henry short story was long thought lost until Rochester researchers collaborated to bring it back to the big screen.
Fri, 09 Nov 2018
They major in optical engineering and minor in Italian. Or work toward dual degrees in music and computer science. Or pursue two minors while majoring in audio and music engineering. Meet the graduating seniors from the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences honored for pursuing dual degrees or minors in the humanities.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018
The first complete English translation of Goethe's original 1776 text of "Stella: A Play for Lovers" reveals greater differences in gender relations.
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.
Fri, 11 May 2018
Rochester native Cherish Blackman has always had a knack for languages. “I wanted to study languages that weren’t very close to English,” she recalls. The double major in Russian and East Asian studies is heading to China next year, but is bringing her Spanish books with her.