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Giving back: A roundup of campus holiday drives

Giving back: A roundup of campus holiday drives

December 8, 2016

From Thanksgiving through the December holidays, faculty, staff, and students have been giving back to the greater Rochester community, and many are collecting donations in the next couple of weeks.

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Q&A: Meet Eastman’s Students’ Association leaders

Q&A: Meet Eastman’s Students’ Association leaders

December 8, 2016

Daniela Camilleri ’17 is a voice performance major and Samantha Andrew ’17 is pursuing dual degrees in violin performance at Eastman and molecular genetics on the River Campus.

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Junior coordinates book drive for Rwandan students

Junior coordinates book drive for Rwandan students

December 1, 2016

Ian Manzi ’18 is organizing an online registry to purchase 77 books written in English for the Family Library at Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village, in an effort to educate high schoolers in his native country.

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University QB Dan Bronson ’18 honored by state police

University QB Dan Bronson ’18 honored by state police

November 18, 2016

Dan Bronson’ 18, starting quarterback for the Yellowjackets, chased and captured a man who had robbed an elderly woman outside a Lockport, NY restaurant.

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Recent grad in final selection round for Rhodes Scholarship

Recent grad in final selection round for Rhodes Scholarship

November 17, 2016

Angela Remus, a Des Plaines, Illinois, native, is interviewing to be among the 32 American candidates chosen for the international postgraduate award.

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’There really is a story for everyone‘

’There really is a story for everyone‘

November 4, 2016

As a PhD candidate in biophysics, Karl Smith studies glass filters 10,000 times thinner than a human hair. But his “hidden passion” is crafting stories on demand on his 1926 Underwood typewriter for 10 cents each.

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American Elections class zeroes in on Clinton, Trump matchup

American Elections class zeroes in on Clinton, Trump matchup

November 4, 2016

As a freshman, Skylar Cerbone ’20 normally wouldn’t take Lynda Powell’s intermediate course, American Elections, this fall. But Cerbone didn’t want to wait. “It’s a presidential election year,” the political science major says. “I had to take this class now. It’s too important not to.”

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When campaign ads go low, it often works

When campaign ads go low, it often works

November 3, 2016

“Negative campaigning has been around as long as campaigning,” says Simon Business School professor Mitchell Lovett. “It stays around because it works.”

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University sponsoring community-focused lecture series

University sponsoring community-focused lecture series

October 19, 2016

A new lecture and community conversation series, to be held at Brue Coffee on Genesee Street, aims to bring students and the community together for topical conversation.

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6 stops on Bob Dylan’s rise to the top

6 stops on Bob Dylan’s rise to the top

October 13, 2016

His first album was a flop. He was loved in the United Kingdom before the United States. As people around the world start to celebrate Bob Dylan’s 75th birthday, rock historian John Covach, director of Rochester’s Institute for Popular Music, identifies six stops along the artist’s turbulent rise to the top in the 1960s.

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