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Close-up shot of Tina Lifford as Violet Bordelon in “Queen Sugar,” a television series created by Ava Duvernay.

Mellon grant supports close-up on close-ups

A Rochester team is part of an inter-institutional study on one of film and television’s most powerful techniques.

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A Ukrainian in Borodyanka goes about daily life walking down a sidewalk with a bombed out building in the background.

A year at war: what’s next for Ukraine?

Political scientists discuss military developments, the efficacy of sanctions, and how to end the war.

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Majors & Minors

Pursue a degree or take courses in arts and humanities, natural sciences, or social sciences.

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Graduate Studies

Nationally recognized programs characterized by close contact between students and faculty.

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Embracing creativity, broadening our understanding of how the world works, and gaining insights into society.

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Faculty lauded for research and service contributions

The US Department of Energy and the European Academy of Sciences are among the organizations recognizing Rochester faculty.

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Headshot of Nicole S. Sampson.


Nicole S. Sampson named as new Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences

Sampson brings an impressive background in academia and a commitment to excellence in higher education and student success to the role of the Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences.

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Students in Italy

Language, art, culture, and history of Italy

Lisio Program in Italian Studies

The Arnold Lisio ’56, ’60M (MD) and Anne Moore Lisio Italian Studies Program supports University of Rochester students and faculty in their understanding of and appreciation for the language, art, culture, and history of Italy. The Lisio program funds:

  • Student scholarship prizes
  • Summer fellowships
  • Faculty and program grants
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