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Friendly neighborhood Spider-Dean

Friendly neighborhood Spider-Dean

May 18, 2014

Jamal Rossi, dean of the Eastman School of Music, reminded graduates that “with great power comes great responsibility … You not only have the power to transform lives, you have the responsibility. You have to make a difference in the community and in the people in those communities. Use your music to enrich your communities.” He concluded his address by saying, “There’s a little Spider-Man in all of us,” referencing the filming of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in front of Kodak Hall last summer.

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Rushed quiet during finals week

Rushed quiet during finals week

May 7, 2014

Sun shines through the skylights of the Robert B. Goergen Hall for Biomedical Engineering and Optics.

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Dandelion Day

Dandelion Day

April 25, 2014

Students mark the end of the semester with Dandelion Day celebrations on the quad.

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Celebrating street art

Celebrating street art

April 11, 2014

Rochester artist Thievin’ Stephen works on a mural in Rettner Hall as part of Day of the Arts 2014: Street Art, a two-day series showcasing movement, dance, and art executed outside of traditional art venues.

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Edible art

Edible art

March 31, 2014

The New Media Fermentation Workshop, a collaboration between University professors Leila Nadir (sustainability) and Cary Peppermint (art and art history) meets in Burton Hall. The workshop consist of students making their own personal vegetable ferments, such as kimchi, and new media art students who will be documenting and remixing the experience. The workshops are part of EcoArtTech’s new work-in-progress, Edible Ecologies, which involves collaborating with local communities to resuscitate historic food practices and foodways.

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“We have not built a just society.”

“We have not built a just society.”

March 28, 2014

Columbia University president Lee C. Bollinger delivers the keynote address at the 5th Annual Diversity Conference in the Interfaith Chapel. ollinger is a prominent advocate of affirmative action who played a leading role in the twin Supreme Court cases—Grutter v Bollinger and Gratz v Bollinger—that upheld and clarified the importance of diversity as a compelling justification for affirmative action in higher education.

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Learning from the master

Learning from the master

March 20, 2014

Legendary flute player Sir James Galway takes a picture of senior flute major Jennifer Zhou during a master class in at the Eastman School of Music.

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Spring Break blizzard

Spring Break blizzard

March 13, 2014

A snowstorm blankets a quiet River Campus in approximately 18 inches of snow.

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From farm to table

From farm to table

March 5, 2014

Diana Lacona (right) buys potatoes from Erik Fellenz of the Fellenz Family Farm at the grand opening of the University Farmers Market in the Flaum Atrium of the Medical Center.

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Dashing through the snow

Dashing through the snow

March 4, 2014

Students walk across a snow-covered Eastman Quad.

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