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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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Visit from a Civil Rights legend

Visit from a Civil Rights legend

February 18, 2014

Dr. Bernard “Doc” Lafayette Jr. leads a Kingian nonviolence training session with teens from the Rochester region on Tuesday. Attendees practiced leadership and problem-solving skills and learned to fight racism, as a part of the M.K. Gandhi Institute’s Season for Nonviolence. Co-sponsored by the Office of Admissions, youth also toured campus and connected with admissions counselors.

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An Enemy of the People

An Enemy of the People

February 10, 2014

Steven Winkelman ’16 as Dr. Thomas Stockmann in the International Theatre Program’s production of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People. The play opens in Todd Theatre on Thursday, February 27.

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2014 Presidential Symposium

2014 Presidential Symposium

February 4, 2014

Rochester City School District Superintendent Bolgen Vargas addresses the audience in the Interfaith Chapel at the Presidential Symposium on “Revitalizing K-12 Education in Rochester.”
Read President Joel Seligman’s remarks

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MLK Address

MLK Address

January 24, 2014

Former NAACP president Benjamin Todd Jealous delivers the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address in  Strong Auditorium.

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