Valerie Alhart

Valerie Alhart is press officer for humanities and broadcast media, and covers humanities and the arts at the University.

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Inaugural visiting artist residency begins

Inaugural visiting artist residency begins

February 24, 2014

Canadian artists Louis Couturier and Jacky Georges Lafargue’s work uses communication, exchange, and observation to create images, site-specific art, sculptures, special events, and multimedia.

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Play explores morality, corporate responsibility

Play explores morality, corporate responsibility

February 20, 2014

The International Theatre Program presents a modern take on one man’s struggle between morality and self-interest in Henrik Ibsen’s dark satire, An Enemy of the People.

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Digital artist receives Lillian Fairchild Award

Digital artist receives Lillian Fairchild Award

February 5, 2014

The selection committee chose Cary Peppermint for his portfolio of innovative and collaborative projects exploring connections between industry and nature.

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Beatlemania at 50

Beatlemania at 50

February 5, 2014

On Feb. 9 1964, an estimated 73 million Americans tuned in to the Ed Sullivan Show to watch the Beatles make their American debut. This weekend, we look back on the four lads from Liverpool, and the impact they made on music, popular culture, and Rochester students and alumni.

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Anthony Center honors Jane Possee

Anthony Center honors Jane Possee

February 5, 2014

For more than four decades, Jane Possee has served as a role model to female athletes at the University.

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English professor’s poem selected as “Poem a Day”

English professor’s poem selected as “Poem a Day”

February 4, 2014

“The Whole World is Gone” by associate professor of English Jennifer Grotz was selected as the “Poem-a-Day” poem for February 4, 2014, by the Academy of American Poets.

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“It was 50 years ago today…”

“It was 50 years ago today…”

January 17, 2014

The Institute for Popular Music will continue its “In Performance” Series with a concert and lecture series celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first U.S. performance.

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Check out a human “book”

Check out a human “book”

January 17, 2014

A Human Library connects community members, or “readers,” with volunteer storytellers, or “books,” they would not otherwise have the chance to meet.

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Neilly Series: Johanna Skibsrud on writing & inspiration

Neilly Series: Johanna Skibsrud on writing & inspiration

October 24, 2013

Johanna Skibsrud’s debut novel, The Sentimentalists, won Canada’s most prestigious literary award in 2010.

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EVENT: “Jewish Studies Then, Jewish Studies Now”

EVENT: “Jewish Studies Then, Jewish Studies Now”

October 24, 2013

Aaron Hughes will give his first lecture as the Philip S. Bernstein Professor of Jewish Studies in the Department of Religion and Classics.

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