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Falling for engineering

Falling for engineering

November 24, 2014

Sophomores Claire Kaiser, biomedical engineering, Ibrahim Akbar, electrical and computer engineering, and Marina May, biomedical engineering, are buried in leaves instead of work on Eastman Quad.

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Sun setting on autumn

Sun setting on autumn

November 5, 2014

The clock tower in Dandelion Square marks sunset on River Campus.

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Pumpkins, away!

Pumpkins, away!

October 31, 2014

Noah Woolfolk ’16 prepares to fire his trebuchet at the annual American Society of Mechanical Engineers Pumpkin Launch on Wilson Quad.

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Blue and Yellow Are the New Orange

Blue and Yellow Are the New Orange

October 18, 2014

Actress Laverne Cox, who plays the role of Sophia Burset, an incarcerated African-American transgender woman in Orange Is the New Black, speaks in the Palestra during Meliora Weekend.

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Andre Previn at 85

Andre Previn at 85

October 9, 2014

Composer, conductor, and pianist Andre Previn speaks during a discussion in the Eastman School of Music’s Hatch Hall. A new work by Previn, Music for Wind Orchestra (No Strings Attached) will receive its world premiere in a concert by the Eastman Wind Ensemble on Friday, Oct. 10, as part of an all-Previn program.

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Laptop Orchestra combines music, science at Fringe

Laptop Orchestra combines music, science at Fringe

September 23, 2014

The Rochester Laptop Orchestra performs “Viral Composition” at the annual Rochester Fringe Festival. The group is composed of students at the University of Rochester and Eastman School of Music who compose and perform unique, interactive compositions controlled by Wiimotes, Kinect sensors, genetic sequences, and other custom sensors.

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We remember

We remember

September 11, 2014

Naval ROTC students from the University—including Katherine Baum ’17 (above, left) and Jacob Shawler ’17 (center)— along with ROTC members from local battalions—including RIT senior Josh Nysenbaum (right)—held a small vigil on the Eastman Quad to remember those who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, including six alumni. The vigil was one of several student-organized events that included a Hopeman Memorial Carillon concert and the playing of the National Anthem at the Eastman School.

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Ring in the new

Ring in the new

September 2, 2014

President Joel Seligman and students Antoinette Esce ’15 and Russell Rosenkranz ’15 ring a replica of the bell used by Martin Brewer Anderson, the university’s first president, to signal class changes.

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Full many fair and famous streams…

Full many fair and famous streams…

August 26, 2014

Vice President and University Dean Paul Burgett leads the incoming freshman class in their first singing of the alma mater — with the help of the University’s a cappella ensembles — at the annual Convocation ceremony.

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Ice, ice baby

Ice, ice baby

August 19, 2014

Assistant track coach Jay Petsch is doused by football players Jordan Golinowski ’15, left and Farid Adenuga ’16. Fifteen members of the Athletic Department took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug. 19, and supported research into ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease.

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