Research Rochester: Mouton champions diversity and resilience in academia
Last year, Mouton fought to establish the Womanist club on campus. After much debate, the club was granted recognition last spring.
Research Rochester: Betancourt investigates wound-healing abilities of the naked mole rat
Naked mole rats have exceptional longevity: while a mouse might live for a maximum of five years, there have been reports of 34-year-old naked mole rats.
Research Rochester: Kapner enriches Rochester community through linguistics
In Professor Grimm’s lab, Kapner studies nouns that could be perceived as non-specific — termed “weak definites.”
Research Rochester: UR researcher engages community in Ladakh, India
As part of the Ladakh Project, Benson spoke with members of the Ladakh community to get local perspectives on the dilemmas facing the region.
Research Rochester: Pillow encourages resilience through dance
“It’s about celebrating how you can move, how useful that is and how beautiful that is. Everyone moves, so everyone can dance.”
Research Rochester: Biochemist Hoey finds candidates for bio-based materials
Scientists, including Madeline Hoey, are working to develop bio-based composites from plant waste to replace unsustainable petroleum-based materials.
Research Rochester: Senior astrophysicist explores the mysteries of the universe
Astrophysicist Elise McCarthy spent her summer at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in La Serena, Chile, characterizing Reticulum III, a dwarf galaxy so small, it might not be a galaxy at all.