See the University Newscenter for more news from the School of Arts & Sciences.
Mon, 19 Aug 2019
It’s possible that if you’ve donated even as little as a dollar to a political candidate, it’s information easily obtained on the internet. That concerns David Primo, an associate professor of political science and business administration.
Mon, 12 Aug 2019
Two University of Rochester faculty members–Hussein Aluie and Ellen Matson–have been named recipients of Early Career Research awards from the Department of Energy.
Thu, 08 Aug 2019
Five University of Rochester faculty mentors are the inaugural recipients of a new mentorship award from the University’s David T. Kearns Center for Leadership and Diversity.
Tue, 06 Aug 2019
Rochester economist John Singleton's research could help educational policymakers to craft guidelines and practices for charter schools that are in the best interests of all students.
Sun, 04 Aug 2019
Several members of the University faculty were recently appointed to named or endowed professorships by the Board of Trustees.
Thu, 25 Jul 2019
Next week’s meeting of the Federal Reserve will likely mark the beginning of a prolonged period of lower interest rates, says Narayana Kocherlakota, professor of economics and a former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.
Thu, 18 Jul 2019
The lunar rocks brought back by the Apollo astronauts still inform research today, including the work of Rochester professor Miki Nakajima, who studies the formation and evolution of the Earth, the moon, and other planetary bodies.
Tue, 16 Jul 2019
Recent physics graduate Alex Johnson ’19 had never played the bells before coming to Rochester. Now he is one of the best musicians in the world at the instrument, taking first place at the international Queen Fabiola Carillon Competition.
Tue, 02 Jul 2019
New research from Rochester scientists explores why human beings are good at discerning moving objects and how we can train our brains to be better at this as we age.
Fri, 28 Jun 2019
For the second year, the University is sending a group to the University Scholars Leadership Symposium to learn about humanitarianism, social change on a global scale, and how to best respond to the needs of the marginalized.