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The doctor is in: Bojan Zoric ’98 on World Cup sidelines for Team USA

The doctor is in: Bojan Zoric ’98 on World Cup sidelines for Team USA

July 31, 2015

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An active year as social issues prompt students to make their voices heard

An active year as social issues prompt students to make their voices heard

July 22, 2015

Is student activism on the rise? In the past year, Rochester students led protests and vigils against police brutality; initiated a campaign, by students and for students, to tackle the problem of sexual assault; and forged an alliance with the movement for a $15 minimum wage and a union for fast-food workers.

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Strong Memorial Hospital specialties among ‘Nation’s Best’

Strong Memorial Hospital specialties among ‘Nation’s Best’

July 21, 2015

Four adult specialties at Strong Memorial Hospital have captured a spot in the top 50 programs in the nation for treating complex conditions, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2015–16 ranking of America’s Best Hospitals.

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17-year-old virtuoso wins Young Artists International Piano Competition

17-year-old virtuoso wins Young Artists International Piano Competition

July 20, 2015

Brian Le, 17, of Silver Spring, Md,, was awarded first prize in the Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition Saturday, July 18, following a stellar performance of the first movement Allegro maestoso of Chopin’s Concerto No. 1 in E Minor.

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First-of-its-kind study to explore how family stress leads to cavities

First-of-its-kind study to explore how family stress leads to cavities

July 15, 2015

UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health has been awarded a $3.5 million grant that, for the first time, will scientifically explore how family functioning, stress, and parenting behaviors may lead to early childhood cavities.

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FDA strengthens warning on pain medication

FDA strengthens warning on pain medication

July 10, 2015

“The people who are most at risk for heart attacks and strokes have more risk for heart attack and stroke when they take these NSAIDs. However, it also turns out that people who have less risk of heart attack and stroke also might be affected by these compounds as well”, said Dr. Charles Lowenstein, chief of cardiology at UR Medicine.

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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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