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UR Team competes to revolutionize hospital work

Team Bio-Sphere is working on developing a wearable biosensor (with an accompanying app) to help predict a risk of sepsis.

REJI holds event 50 years after Attica prison uprising

The Rochester Education Justice Initiative (REJI) hosted a panel on Friday, Sept. 10 to discuss the Attica uprising and its meaning 50 years later. 

The Commissary revitalizes the food industry in downtown Rochester

In the heart of downtown Rochester sits the only community kitchen in Monroe County. Launched in October 2020 in the Sibley Building, The Commissary is Rochester’s first food business incubator.

Day in the Life: An Electrical and Computer Engineering Major

When I started to take ECE classes, rather than calculus, physics, the pre-requisites, I started to realize it was something I never really learned before, and I enjoyed that aspect of it, so I stuck with it.

Research Rochester: Huishan Shi uses her passion for microbiology to study her own illness

Shi has always been interested in the human's immune system, leading her to study Microbiology. Personally affected by atopic dermatitis, Huishan joined the Beck Lab that focuses on the protein CLDN1 and its relationship to atopic dermatitis.

Nothing Beets College Night at the Westside Farmers Market

As a Genesee St. resident, this wasn’t my first time at the market, but I was excited to see the special events included for College Night.

O’Brien laboratory leads the way on iron absorption studies

Dr. Kimberly O’Brien and her colleague Dr. Zhenglong Gu are leading the FeGenes study to determine how hereditary hemochromatosis, or iron overload, varies by population group.

Students react to recent dining service operations and changes

Dining Services has currently had to change its service hours and operation of locations due to mass staff shortages.

UR Matched: A fresh start to matchmaking on campus

Given the hiatus of UR Marriage Pact, UR Matched aims to full this gap in matchmaking on campus, creating fulfilling relationships amongst students. Despite expectations, UR Matched has been extremely successful, attracting over a hundred applicants.

The students behind community weekend headliners

The artist selection process starts with a list generated by general members of SPB. At a general meeting, members will discuss who they think should be the artist for upcoming events. At the end of the discussions, SPB has a list of artists for future events.