Wed, 06 Nov 2019
University of Rochester researchers, inspired by diving bell spiders and rafts of fire ants, have created a metallic structure that is so water repellent, it refuses to sink—no matter how often it is forced into water or how much it is damaged or punctured.
Thu, 31 Oct 2019
During a recent master class, four-time Grammy Winner and Skywalker Sound director Leslie Ann Jones was impressed to find that nearly half of the University of Rochester students gathered were women.
Tue, 29 Oct 2019
The University’s $3 million investment in a new state-of-the-art recording studio, control room, mixing rooms, and sound design lab is a major milestone for Rochester’s now six-year-old audio and music engineering program.
Tue, 15 Oct 2019
Jessica Goodman and Alec Salminen each took first place at two recent University of Rochester research competitions that limited contestants to brief presentations geared toward general audiences.
Wed, 09 Oct 2019
To Joan Shelley Rubin, the Ani and Mark Gabrellian Director of the Humanities Center, and Wendi Heinzelman, dean of the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, engineering and the humanities are strongly connected.
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
A $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation will establish a structured, well-rounded training program for University scholars applying augmented and virtual reality in health, education, design, and other fields.
Mon, 16 Sep 2019
Siena Facciolo ’19 and Chris Palace ’18 worked together on musical projects while students at the University of Rochester, and as alumni that work continues at the Rochester Fringe Festival.
Thu, 12 Sep 2019
Growing up in Uruguay Fernanda Sesto ’23 was the only female student in her computer science-focused high school. At Rochester, she plans to continue using technology to tackle issues of social inequality.
Wed, 28 Aug 2019
Combining her life-long love for music with her interest in technology led Sanaa Finley ’23 to feel “right at home” at Rochester.