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Sep 12, 2018

Economics factor into almost every part of our professional, social, and personal lives; yet many of us have little understanding how economics shape our world and our places in it. In this episode, we look at economics from a more universal perspective and discuss how understanding the discipline can be as empowering...


Sep 7, 2018

Last spring, the leadership in Arts, Sciences & Engineering introduced a restorative practices initiative to help members of the University community move forward after allegations of sexual misconduct challenged one of its most respected departments and affected the institution as a whole. Led by AS&E dean...


Jul 16, 2018

In July 2018, Donald Hall became the University of Rochester's Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering. Responsible for a unit that includes more than 350 faculty members, over 5000 undergraduate students, and over 1,300 graduate students, Hall's leadership will have...


Jun 27, 2018

On July 5, 1852, Frederick Douglass spoke to the Ladies’ Anti-Slavery Society in Rochester, New York and delivered what has become his iconic speech, “What to a Slave is the Fourth of July?” Listen to faculty, students, and staff read notable passages from the speech and hear thoughts from University experts on...


Jun 1, 2018

About 30 million Americans suffer from eating disorders, ranging from anorexia and bulimia to the lesser known binge-eating and restrictive-food-intake disorders. University of Rochester eating disorder specialists Mary Tantillo, a professor of clinical nursing, and Taylor Starr, an assistant professor of pediatrics...