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Comparative literature professor explores concept of ‘the sublime’

Comparative literature professor explores concept of ‘the sublime’

September 12, 2014

Robert Doran looks at the intense interest in the “sublime” as an aesthetic concept — distinct from and even surpassing “beauty” — in his forthcoming book The Theory of the Sublime from Longinus to Kant.

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First-of-its-kind study connects music, Saint Anne

First-of-its-kind study connects music, Saint Anne

July 28, 2014

You will find no references to St. Anne in the New Testament. And yet, from the early 15th to early 16th centuries, the apocryphal mother of the Virgin Mary was a subject of great veneration by women of all social ranks, especially among royalty. In his new book, Michael Alan Anderson, associate professor of musicology at the Eastman School, examines how this devotion was expressed in the music of this time period.

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Lake sturgeon making a comeback in the Genesee

Lake sturgeon making a comeback in the Genesee

July 18, 2014

Blood-sampling studies led by comparative medicine professor and chair Jeff Wyatt are showing promising signs for the fish, for the once-troubled embayment of the lower Genesee — and, potentially, for the local economy.

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Robert Clark stresses need for federal research support at National Press Club

Robert Clark stresses need for federal research support at National Press Club

July 10, 2014

Universities can help drive regional economic development and strengthen American competitiveness — but only if the federal government continues to partner with institutions and commits to provide the sustained research funding that is required to, first, discover a good idea, then “translate” it into products and services that benefit society.

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LeChase Hall to Feature Wentworth Atrium

LeChase Hall to Feature Wentworth Atrium

November 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Wentworths made the gift “in grateful appreciation to the University for its mission of education and research,” designating it to the “long-term facility needs of the Warner School of Education.”

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University Well Represented in Rochester’s First ‘Fringe’ Festival

August 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

The YellowJackets and several other University-affiliated performance groups will be featured in the inaugural First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival, which runs from Sept. 19 to 23 at a variety of locations in Rochester’s East End.

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Digital Media Studies Emphasizes Multidisciplinary Approach

Digital Media Studies Emphasizes Multidisciplinary Approach

May 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Two new majors this fall offer students a state-of-the-art opportunity to explore the evolving fields of digital technology, through multidisciplinary research and learning.

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