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- Musicology Awards
for Two Professors
- Rethinking Treatment
for Restless Leg Syndrome
Eastman String Fellowship Orchestra
- In the Headlines:
Seligman on Revitalization, Holcomb on MAG's New O'Keeffe Acquisition,
Jagel on Young Entrepreneur Academy
Honored with Prestigious Musicology Awards
Two professors have received prestigious awards from the American Musicological
Society. Honey Meconi, professor of music in the College and professor
of musicology at the Eastman School, was named a recipient of the Noah
Greenberg Award and Ralph Locke, professor of musicology, received the
H. Colin Slim Award at the organization's recent annual meeting.
Suggest Tweaking the Treatment for Restless Legs
In an article published in the December issue of the Journal of
General Internal Medicine, researchers from the Medical Center
suggest that physicians may need to rethink the way they treat patients
with restless leg syndrome.
Eastman String Fellowship Orchestra: Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School,
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in the News
ABC (December 20)
Students Over the Bridge
President Seligman discusses the Brooks Landing Project and says it
is the first step toward matching a similar revitalization effort in
Philadelphia accomplished through a partnership between city officials
and the University of Pennsylvania. "They rolled up their sleeves;
they worked together. They worked on developing the economy immediately
surrounding the university. It's led to growth in housing and a lot
of new retail."
Business Journal (December 19)
'Over Blue' to Stay at MAG
“It is a glorious addition to the gallery’s permanent collection,"
says Grant Holcomb, director of the Memorial Art Gallery, regarding
"Over Blue," a 1918 work by Georgia O'Keeffe. Anne Whitman,
a teacher and Rochester philanthropist who died in October, bequeathed
the abstract pastel to the gallery.
and Chronicle (December 20)
Entrepreneurs Leap into the World of Business
The article highlights the University's Young Entrepreneur Academy,
a program the helps teens develop business ideas and acquire funding.
On Tuesday, seven of the students received scholarships from local organizations
during a ceremony at the Simon School. Gayle Jagel, director of special
programs and part-time studies, says such funding is a "true example
of the strength of the Rochester community."
Journal (December 19)
Creating Academic, Economic Ties with China
"Partnerships in China are hot among U.S. universities. Schools
are working to expand their reach, collaborate on research, broaden
their students' horizons, and recruit top Chinese scholars. In some
cases, they want to cash in on an enormous market for education in the
most populous nation on the planet."
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