Wed, 12 Feb 2020
Recently celebrating its tenth anniversary, the University of Rochester chapter of Engineers Without Borders is hard at work designing solutions for bringing clean water to schools in the Dominican Republic, and seeking out future projects.
Tue, 11 Feb 2020
The National Science Foundation has granted its most prestigious award in support of junior faculty, the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award, to several University of Rochester researchers this year.
Tue, 04 Feb 2020
The University of Rochester research lab that recently used lasers to create unsinkable metal structures has now demonstrated how the same technology could be used to create highly efficient solar power generators.
Robert Alexander to join University of Rochester as dean of admissions, financial aid, and enrollment management
Tue, 14 Jan 2020
Alexander is vice president for enrollment and communications at Millsaps College, a nationally ranked private liberal arts institution in Jackson, Mississippi. He will begin at the University on June 1.
Thu, 09 Jan 2020
Amid growing alarm over the plastic that pollutes our environment, biomedical and optics researchers are devising ways to quickly detect microplastics in drinking water to better understand their potential impacts on human health.
Wed, 04 Dec 2019
One Rochester graduate and one senior are among the 145 Schwarzman Scholars selected this year from a global applicant pool of more than 4,700 applicants to complete a multidisciplinary one-year master’s program at China’s Tsinghua University.
Tue, 03 Dec 2019
For the last three summers, Rochester undergraduates have worked to analyze and preserve the ancient forts along the coast of Ghana, while exploring the historical and cultural context of the structures they study.
Tue, 03 Dec 2019
How do you convey a 91,000-square-foot castle with more than 160 rooms on the Ghana coast, back to Rochester, so at any time you could take a virtual tour as if you were really there? Or study the castle’s structure brick by brick?
Wed, 06 Nov 2019
Inspired by diving bell spiders and rafts of fire ants, Rochester researchers 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.
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.