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Learning from the judge

Learning from the judge

April 22, 2015

River Campus music major Ethan Lipkind ’15 performs a song for Kara DioGuardi. The successful songwriter, American Idol judge, and music executive conducted a songwriting workshop at the Eastman School of Music.

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Send Silence Packing

Send Silence Packing

April 21, 2015

Students affiliated with Active Minds, a national organization dedicated to mental health awareness, planted 1,100 pinwheels– representing the number of college students lost to suicide each year– in Wilson Quad. “Send Silence Packing”, as the traveling exhibition is called, is a program designed to raise awareness about the incidence and impact of suicide, connect students to needed mental health resources, and inspire action for suicide prevention.

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House of jazz

House of jazz

April 16, 2015

Eastman School of Music alumnus Jeff Beal ’85 leads a small group coaching session with jazz students Eugene Bisdikian, Chase Ellison, and Billy Petito in Howard Hansen Hall. Beal, the Emmy-winning composer of the House of Cards score, is visiting Eastman to host master classes and an evening of film music.

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30th anniversary of Mela

30th anniversary of Mela

March 21, 2015

Performers from more than a dozen student groups took the stage in Strong Auditorium for the Association for the Development of Interest in the Indian Subcontinent’s 30th annual Mela performance in Strong Auditorium. (Chi Huang / University of Rochester)

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‘Anything is possible when we’re United’

‘Anything is possible when we’re United’

March 5, 2015

Colleen McCarthy, director of the University’s annual United Way workplace campaign, and Jon Roberson, senior vice president of the United Way of Rochester, fire up the crowd at the annual kick-off breakfast. This year, the University is seeking to raise $1.4 million to support communities agencies.

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MLK Commemorative Address

MLK Commemorative Address

January 23, 2015

Khalil Gibran Muhammad, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library, meets with students at the Douglass Leadership House before delivering the annual University of Rochester Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Address.

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Winter blast

Winter blast

December 12, 2014

The Brass Choir and Gospel Choir join forces for an impromptu holiday concert in Goergen Hall.

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Totally tubular

Totally tubular

December 8, 2014

Senior chemical engineering student Erik Laurin monitors an experiment on his team’s senior design project– a tubular reactor that will be used for experiments in the junior chemical engineering lab in Gavett Hall.

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