Fri, 19 Jan 2018
In a new research report, professor David Primo argues that there’s a disconnect between what the public believe about campaign finance law and the reality, and that many popular reform proposals unlikely to bring the desired results.
Wed, 17 Jan 2018
Environmental scientist Katy Sparrow ’17 (PhD) set out to discover whether ancient-sourced methane, released due to warming ocean waters, survives to be emitted to the atmosphere.
Wed, 10 Jan 2018
In this essay, Sasha Eloi-Evans ’05, ’17 (W), the academic programming coordinator for the Office of Minority Student Affairs and a lecturer in the Department of Linguistics, reflects on diversity in higher education in the nearly 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr.’s death.
Wed, 10 Jan 2018
Bils’s work has focused on how wages and prices respond to the business cycle, and is one of 20 fellows named to the prestigious international organization this year.
Mon, 08 Jan 2018
Did you know you can major in dance? Or take a course in dance even if you've never danced before? As the annual inspireDance Festival gears up later this month, learn more about how dance and Rochester go hand in hand.
Thu, 04 Jan 2018
Chicago and Delhi. Rome and Rochester. The students in the 100-level course “The City: Contested Spaces” take a virtual tour of them all, while pondering an overarching question—can people’s lives be reshaped by redesigning urban spaces?
Thu, 28 Dec 2017
Two University faculty members—William Jones of the Department of Chemistry and Xi-Cheng Zhang of the Institute of Optics—have received prestigious Humboldt Research Awards.
Wed, 20 Dec 2017
Professor Robert Doran focuses on iconic 20th-century philosophers like Michel Foucault, Hayden White, Gayatri Spivak, and Richard Rorty, and explores critical theory's pivot away from a narrowly focused investigation of meaning and text.
Mon, 18 Dec 2017
Students in Heather Layton's classes this year have worked with staff and community members at the Jordan Health Centers to fill these spaces with art.
Wed, 13 Dec 2017
Just before dawn on May 18, 1683, pirates stormed the port city of Veracruz, capturing around 1,500 people and selling them to the slave markets of Haiti and South Carolina. Pablo Sierra Silva, assistant professor of history, is on a mission to trace what happened to them.