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House of jazz

House of jazz

April 16, 2015

Eastman School of Music alumnus Jeff Beal ’85 leads a small group coaching session with jazz students Eugene Bisdikian, Chase Ellison, and Billy Petito in Howard Hansen Hall. Beal, the Emmy-winning composer of the House of Cards score, is visiting Eastman to host master classes and an evening of film music.

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‘Anything is possible when we’re United’

‘Anything is possible when we’re United’

March 5, 2015

Colleen McCarthy, director of the University’s annual United Way workplace campaign, and Jon Roberson, senior vice president of the United Way of Rochester, fire up the crowd at the annual kick-off breakfast. This year, the University is seeking to raise $1.4 million to support communities agencies.

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MLK Commemorative Address

MLK Commemorative Address

January 23, 2015

Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library, meets with students at the Douglass Leadership House before delivering the annual University of Rochester Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Address.

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Winter blast

Winter blast

December 12, 2014

The Brass Choir and Gospel Choir join forces for an impromptu holiday concert in Goergen Hall.

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2014: The year in pictures

2014: The year in pictures

December 9, 2014

University photographer J. Adam Fenster selects his favorite photos from a memorable year.

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Totally tubular

Totally tubular

December 8, 2014

Senior chemical engineering student Erik Laurin monitors an experiment on his team’s senior design project– a tubular reactor that will be used for experiments in the junior chemical engineering lab in Gavett Hall.

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Sun setting on autumn

Sun setting on autumn

November 5, 2014

The clock tower in Dandelion Square marks sunset on River Campus.

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Pumpkins, away!

Pumpkins, away!

October 31, 2014

Noah Woolfolk ’16 prepares to fire his trebuchet at the annual American Society of Mechanical Engineers Pumpkin Launch on Wilson Quad.

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Andre Previn at 85

Andre Previn at 85

October 9, 2014

Composer, conductor, and pianist Andre Previn speaks during a discussion in the Eastman School of Music’s Hatch Hall. A new work by Previn, Music for Wind Orchestra (No Strings Attached) will receive its world premiere in a concert by the Eastman Wind Ensemble on Friday, Oct. 10, as part of an all-Previn program.

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We remember

We remember

September 11, 2014

Naval ROTC students from the University—including Katherine Baum ’17 (above, left) and Jacob Shawler ’17 (center)— along with ROTC members from local battalions—including RIT senior Josh Nysenbaum (right)—held a small vigil on the Eastman Quad to remember those who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, including six alumni. The vigil was one of several student-organized events that included a Hopeman Memorial Carillon concert and the playing of the National Anthem at the Eastman School.

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