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New book explores images of world cultures in Western music

New book explores images of world cultures in Western music

June 29, 2015

In his just-published book Music and the Exotic from the Renaissance to Mozart, musicologist Ralph P. Locke explores how peoples who were considered different from “us” (Europeans) were characterized in popular songs, instrumental works, oratorios, ballets, and operas.

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Top young pianists to compete at Eastman School

Top young pianists to compete at Eastman School

June 11, 2015

Twenty-four of the world’s top teen-aged pianists will vie for prizes in the Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition next month. The week-long event of adjudicated performances, master classes, and recitals by award-winning guest artists—all of which are open to the public—begins Sunday, July 12.

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Banks monitor their borrowers, but who is monitoring them?

Banks monitor their borrowers, but who is monitoring them?

June 9, 2015

Research from Simon Business School professor Sudarshan Jayaraman delivers new evidence explaining how government safety nets that enhance banking protections influence bank monitoring and risk-taking behavior.

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Golisano Children’s Hospital among nation’s best in nephrology, endocrinology

Golisano Children’s Hospital among nation’s best in nephrology, endocrinology

June 9, 2015

Golisano Children’s Hospital has earned a place among the nation’s best hospitals in two pediatric specialty areas – nephrology and endocrine/diabetes – in the latest U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospital rankings.

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Foxe appointed to head neuromedicine research at URMC

Foxe appointed to head neuromedicine research at URMC

June 9, 2015

John J. Foxe, a nationally-regarded scientist in the field of neurobiology who currently serves as the director of Research for the Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, has been named the research director of the DelMonte Neuromedicine Institute (DNI) and the Kilian J. and Caroline F. Schmitt Chair of the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy.

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Eastman BroadBand bids ‘arrivederci’ and ‘adiós’ to Rochester to head for two new music festivals

Eastman BroadBand bids ‘arrivederci’ and ‘adiós’ to Rochester to head for two new music festivals

June 8, 2015

Eastman BroadBand continues to raise its international profile with residencies at music festivals in Italy and Spain this summer.

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Departing Minneapolis Fed boss to join faculty at University of Rochester

Departing Minneapolis Fed boss to join faculty at University of Rochester

June 8, 2015

Narayana Kocherlakota, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, will join the faculty of the University of Rochester in upstate New York next year.

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$10 million grant funds center to study OCD

$10 million grant funds center to study OCD

June 4, 2015

A new research center, led by professor of pharmacology and physiology Susan Haber, will work to map the networks in the brain disrupted in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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Tribute concert scheduled for opera performer, concert soloist Derrick Smith

Tribute concert scheduled for opera performer, concert soloist Derrick Smith

June 4, 2015

A memorial tribute concert celebrating the life of baritone and longtime Eastman Community Music School faculty member Derrick Smith will be held on Sunday, June 14, in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music.

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