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, 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.
Tue, 27 Aug 2019
Aluminum stops being a metal. Metals turns transparent. Remarkable things happen to materials placed under remarkable conditions, and Rochester scientists are at the forefront of the quest to understand why.
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.
Wed, 26 Jun 2019
A new set of conservation laws developed by Rochester researchers are unique to the turbulent flows within magnetic fields, and could help explain the evolution of stars and galaxies.
Wed, 15 May 2019
Using lasers at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics, researchers have created a superionic water ice, identifying and recording the ice’s atomic structure for the first time and changing our understanding of ice giant planets like Uranus and Neptune.
Mon, 06 May 2019
Suman Kumar '19 has attended a half dozen international development conferences, met Nobel laureates, rebuilt two schools destroyed by earthquakes in Nepal, and still managed to complete a rigorous curriculum in mechanical engineering.