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EVENT: Challenges to Catholicism in 21st-Century America

EVENT: Challenges to Catholicism in 21st-Century America

November 13, 2013

George Weigel, noted author and NBC News Vatican analyst, will deliver the lecture “21st-Century Catholics in an Unfamiliar America” for the 2013-2014 Faith in America lecture series.

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Mellon Foundation Commits $1M to Digital Humanities

Mellon Foundation Commits $1M to Digital Humanities

November 12, 2013

Students from any of Rochester’s four humanities Ph.D. programs—English, history, philosophy, and visual and cultural studies—are invited to apply for admission to the fellowship.

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Depression Therapy Effective for Poor, Minority Moms

Depression Therapy Effective for Poor, Minority Moms

November 8, 2013

The study tested the effectiveness of interpersonal psychotherapy, a short-term depression treatment that has worked with more advantaged populations. The comparison was clear: home-based, interpersonal psychotherapy lifted depression much more effectively than standard care.

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Eastman hosts Music College Fair

Eastman hosts Music College Fair

October 25, 2013

Eastman is hosting the 8th annual fair in conjunction with Ithaca College and The Juilliard School.

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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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Ensemble to perform at international percussion convention

Ensemble to perform at international percussion convention

October 23, 2013

The Eastman Percussion Ensemble will perform a showcase concert at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) on Nov. 16.

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Commom Core testing impacts middle school math practices

Commom Core testing impacts middle school math practices

October 21, 2013

The survey polled 366 middle school mathematics teachers in 42 of the 45 Common Core-adopting states.

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EVENT: Annual ‘Spooktacular’ brass concert

October 18, 2013

The Brass Choir will present its fifth annual Halloween-themed concert, “Spooktacular V: Dead Man’s Party.”

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2013 Polish Film Festival: A focus on real world events

2013 Polish Film Festival: A focus on real world events

September 15, 2013

Why this shift towards reality? According to critics, Polish film directors have started reading newspapers.

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