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October 2019

October 31, 2019
Prepare yourself for murder, mystery, and general mayhem. This year's Scare Fair theme is based on the board game and movie (1985) Clue.   The investigation of Mr. Body's murder—a scavenger hunt filled with delicious snacks and give-aways—will take you to parts of Rush Rhees you never knew...

Event | Evans Lam Square, Rush Rhees Library
October 31, 2019 1:00pm to 4:00pm

March 27, 2019 to December 20, 2019
From 1837 to 1901, Queen Victoria ruled a British Empire that grew to span a quarter of the globe and include some 450 million people. Her reign coincided with a period of extraordinary social and technological change—and a revolution in visual culture. Images of Victoria were ubiquitous. Broadsides, weeklies, literary annuals,...

Exhibit | Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation (RBSCP)
March 27, 2019 7:00pm to December 20, 2019 5:00pm

May 25, 2017 to December 31, 2019
Inspired perhaps by Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak, scientists have recently developed several ways—some simple and some involving new technologies—to hide objects from view. The latest effort, developed at the University of Rochester, not only overcomes some of the limitations of previous devices, but also uses...

Exhibit | Carlson Science & Engineering Library
May 25, 2017 9:00am to December 31, 2019 9:00am


  In about a week, alumni, students, faculty, parents, and friends of the University of Rochester will come together for the annual...

News | 09/25/2019

On May 17, 1963, the University of Rochester inaugurated its sixth president, W. Allen Wallis. In his inaugural address, Wallis invoked the...

News | 09/26/2019

University of Rochester students called for a new space that would facilitate their exploration of ideas for social, cultural, community...

News | 09/25/2019

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