In Today's Issue
- Book Explores Images of World Cultures in Western Music
- ISO Joins Office of Global Engagement
- Nancy Ares Writes about Dealing with Inequality
- Soak Up Summer with July Events
- Events Can Help You Soak Up Summer
- Go Green: Chilling Freely And Feeling Cool
- Farmers Market Features Tomato Corn Salsa
- Grappa Restaurant Opens at College Town
News and Announcements
Book Explores Images of World Cultures in Western Music
In his just-published book Music and the Exotic from the Renaissance to Mozart,
Ralph Locke, professor of musicology at the Eastman School, explores
how non-European cultures were characterized in popular songs,
instrumental works, oratorios, ballets, and operas.
ISO Joins Office of Global Engagement
Starting today, the International Services
Office (ISO) becomes part of the Office for Global Engagement, a hub
for the University's international activities supporting the
development of institutional partnerships and engagement abroad. The
University's 3,500 international affiliates and their sustaining
administrators and departments will continue to receive ISO's support.
Nancy Ares Writes about Dealing with Inequality
Soak Up Summer with July Events
In the face of the tragedy at the
Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South
Carolina, Nancy Ares, associate professor at the Warner School, offers
suggestions for educators to be active allies and participants in
combating racism, white supremacy, and white privilege, and the ongoing
inequity and violence taking place in schools and society. Read more...
The University Events Calendar has highlighted a selection of events that will keep you busy in July.
Horizons at Warner Kicks Off
The Warner School is hosting 135 city school students for the sixth consecutive summer of Horizons at Warner, a summer enrichment program running through Aug. 7. Read more...
Go Green: Chilling Freely And Feeling Cool
Farmers Market Features Tomato Corn Salsa
The University's Central Utilities and Middle Campus Chiller Plants have achieved LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.
The University Farmers Market
returns from 3 to 6 p.m. today in the Saunders Research Building
atrium. Meet the vendors, sample goods, receive nutrition education and
cooking tips, and enter to win raffle prizes. The featured recipe this
week is a tomato and corn salsa sample. Keep up with all the market highlights—sign up for the weekly Well-U Farmers Market newsletter.
Grappa Restaurant Opens at College Town
Grappa, a modern take on the classic Italian restaurant, opened June 30 in the new Hilton Garden Inn in College Town.
July 1, 2015
Today's Event Highlight
Rochester in the News
Slate Magazine (June 30)
Toxic Substances Rip Up Lungs and Inflict Cancer: Our System for Protecting Workers Is Tragically Broken
Scattered T-storms, High 74°
Partly Cloudy, High 72°
Doctors at Strong Memorial Hospital diagnosed bricklayer Chris Johnson with acute silicosis triggered by mixed dust exposure.
Albany Times Union (June 30)
Could Funding for NY Photonics Institute Be in Trouble?
A consortium lead by the University of Rochester, RIT, and SUNY Polytechnic Institute is vying for a federally backed $110 million photonics institute. The Obama administration's decision could be suspended due to manufacturing stimulus cuts.
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