A winning team

What makes surgeons great? How do they develop—and practice—the critical skills needed to deliver life-saving care? For Sarah Peyré, head...

Cancer and cut-free biopsies

Despite advances in microsurgery, it can still be difficult to tell if a skin cancer has been entirely removed without...

Women, graduate studies, and STEM

Historically, the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—have been dominated by men. Today, that picture is changing, thanks to women...

Pirates, prosthetics, and STEM

The University of Rochester’s Society of Women Engineers (SWE) chapter came up with an innovative program to engage nearly 100...

Computing and connecting

It may sound odd that Euakarn (Som) Liengtiraphan ’17 uses words like “magic” and “empowerment” in describing computer science, but...

A robotic hand with brains

Gripping a pencil is not the same as picking up a baseball, especially for robots, which lack the versatility and...