Thu, 09 Aug 2018
The story of baseball in the United States is intertwined with that of the presidency, says senior English lecturer Curt Smith. In his new book he traces the points of connection from the colonial era to the present.
Thu, 02 Aug 2018
John Tarduno has been awarded the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professorship, and Thomas Eickbush and James Zavislan are recipients of the Mercer Brugler Distinguished Teaching Professorship.
Wed, 01 Aug 2018
A new method of opening solid state materials to oxygenation, using metallic oxide clusters, can eliminate guesswork from discovery of new catalysts. The ultimate goal is to more efficiently convert greenhouse gases to useful fuels.
Fri, 27 Jul 2018
Assistant professor of chemistry Ellen Matson is one of five inaugural recipients of the Course Hero-Woodrow Wilson Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching, awarded for balancing research with a commitment to innovative teaching practices.
Tue, 24 Jul 2018
The concept of nothingness is the subject of everything from children’s books to philosophical debate. In the universe, however, is nothing ever possible? How have scientists, philosophers, and mathematicians thought about the concept of nothing throughout history and up to the present?
Tue, 10 Jul 2018
With colleagues at Yale and Dartmouth, Rochester professor Gretchen Helmke has launched Bright Line Watch, an initiative to survey opinions about democracy, both among the public and political scientists.
Tue, 03 Jul 2018
The Institute for Performing Arts was formed in 2015 to bring together the disciplines of music, theater, and dance into a collaborative venture. Smith, who also serves as the director of the Program of Movement and Dance, is appointed to a three-year term
Wed, 27 Jun 2018
In a letter recently acquired by River Campus Libraries, abolitionist and orator Frederick Douglass expresses his pleasure with a bust that can now be reproduced by anyone with a 3D printer.
Fri, 22 Jun 2018
In a 3-year study, Rochester psychologists found children with strong sibling relationships experience less distress in response to future fighting between parents.
Wed, 20 Jun 2018
A University researcher who predicted that laser pulses could generate ultrafast electrical currents in theory now believes he can explain exactly how and why actual experiments to create these currents have succeeded.