Celia Litovsky '12 (left), Jen Morey '12, and Samantha Coffey-Paschke '12 pose for a photo on Eastman Quadrangle during Meliora Weekend. Packed with reunions, family activities, performances, lectures, and community celebrations, the weekend also celebrated the success of The Meliora Challenge
campaign. See more photos and a social media recap from Meliora Weekend
New Student Spaces Celebrated
Joan Shelley Rubin Named Humanities Center Director
Noted American history scholar Joan Shelley Rubin has been appointed the Ani and Mark Gabrellian Director of the Humanities Center. Rubin, the Dexter Perkins Professor in History, has served as interim director since the center’s creation in spring 2015. Read more...
Building a Better Battery, Large and Small
Rochester researchers are helping develop next-generation batteries that will be small enough to fit into clothing—and others that will be large enough to power an electric vehicle. If they succeed, miniature batteries would expand the use of personal fitness trackers, implantable medical devices, tags to track pets and objects, and other small devices connected to the Internet. Read more...
Researchers Discover Rare Flu-Thwarting Mutation
Researchers at the Medical Center have identified a rare, naturally occurring influenza mutation that weakens the virus and could be used to develop new live flu vaccines. Read more...
Federal Grants Recognize Programs for Underserved Students
With a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, the University will demonstrate how faculty involvement in its Upward Bound precollege program is a model for introducing science and math to minority and low-income high school students at three institutions in upstate New York—and perhaps nationwide. Read more...
A New Vision for Teaching, Creating Electronic Music
Eastman Audio Research Studio is charting new territories for experimental electronic music. Read more...
Ten Honored as Garnish Scholars
Ten senior student-athletes, with credentials in the classroom and on the field of play, were honored with 2016 Lysle (Spike) Garnish Scholar Awards. Read more...