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Poor Sleep Hygiene Is Killing You And Your Career

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 04.26.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr. Travis Bradberry

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pus...

While You Get Your Zs, Your Brain's Cleaning House

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Are you one of the legions of z-less fo...

Tyler Kingkade

University Security Investigated For Claim They Physically Restrained Sexual Assault Victim | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.21.2015 | College

The Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights is investigating the University of Rochester over allegations that the university discriminated ...

Astoria Characters: The Man Who Holds the Universe in His Hands

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 06.08.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Rain. That's what pelted Marco Pereira's boyhood brain, drop by drop by drop time after time, until it finally sank in.

Are Relationship Movies the New Couple's Therapy?

Kristen Mark | Posted 04.05.2014 | Divorce
Kristen Mark

What if you could cut your likelihood of divorce in half just by watching five movies with your partner and discussing them afterward?

Study Says Watching Rom-Coms Could Save Your Relationship

Posted 01.31.2014 | Divorce

Pop some popcorn, grab some blankets and put in the latest Keira Knightley movie -- a new study found that newlywed couples who watched romantic films...

When the Holidays Aren't Joyous: 5 Tips for Helping Children Cope With Loss

Bonnie Rubenstein | Posted 02.02.2014 | Parents
Bonnie Rubenstein

For kids, the holidays are supposed to be filled with joy and excitement. However, for some children who have suffered a recent loss, the holidays can be especially hard.

"Pianos for Peace" Project Unites Urban Rochester Community

Zachary Preucil | Posted 10.30.2013 | Arts
Zachary Preucil

"Not only are we bringing pianos into these neighborhoods, but we're having the neighborhood -- and the community -- determine what peace means to them, and expressing it on the piano."

Odd Artifacts Find Homes in Campus Archives

Scott Willyerd | Posted 09.01.2013 | College
Scott Willyerd

What can you find in the archives of your local college? Hair, for one thing. There seems to be an abundance of hair in college archives.

Does Menopause Really Destroy Your Memory? (STUDY)

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

Menopausal women have long complained of hot flashes, mood swings, night sweats and memory lapses. Now new research finds evidence that gives credence...

It's Not a Debate, It's a Choice

Stephanie Li | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
Stephanie Li

We are accustomed to viewing debates as a battle with a single victor. Obama's underwhelming debate performance demonstrates that there are more important issues at stake than crowning the sharpest, shiniest candidate as king.

Tyler Kingkade

Rochester Professor: Fluke Is 'Extortionist With An Overweening Sense Of Entitlement' | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.16.2012 | College

Students at the University of Rochester are upset with a professor who defended radio host Rush Limbaugh for calling Georgetown University Law student...

Jane, You Ignorant Slut: Civility, Speech and Academic Freedom

David Moshman | Posted 05.13.2012 | College
David Moshman

We all have a First Amendment right to begin our arguments with some version of "Jane, you ignorant slut." We can't rely on censors to enforce civility. But we needn't say all the terrible things we're allowed to say.

WATCH: Rap Video Aims To Draw More Students To University of Rochester

Posted 03.09.2012 | Black Voices

Colleges have ramped up their recruiting efforts in recent years, employing everything from ski weekends to reality TV shows to draw new students in. ...

Online Dating Study Shows Seismic Shift In Americans' Love Lives

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 02.07.2012 | Science

Cupid's arrows have officially gone virtual. Online dating has become the #2 form of matchmaking in the U.S., scientists at the University of Roch...

NY College Student Injured In Jan. Crash Dies | Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A college student from Westchester County has died from injuries suffered in a crash near her suburban Rochester campus last month....

University Of Rochester Student Accused Of Killing Classmate

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A University of Rochester student has pleaded not guilty in the stabbing death of a classmate this weekend. Daren Venable, 20, has been charged with ...

Women Attracted To Men Who Wear Red: University Of Rochester Study

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A new University of Rochester study puts forth a strong suggestion for men who desire a female mate: Wear red. BusinessWeek reports: [Researcher...

Rochester Students Create Same-Sex Version Of 'You Belong With Me'

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A group of University of Rochester students have set out to add a different point of view to Taylor Swift's repetoire: They retooled her hit song "You...

Nature Makes Us Nicer People, New Study Says | Jaymi Heimbuch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A new study by the University of Rochester found that after looking at nature scenes, people feel closer to their community, are willing to give more ...