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Guitar Program Notes Anniversary

Guitar Program Notes Anniversary

May 6, 2013

Approximately 150 area students have studied in the Eastman Community Music School’s Guitar Program over the past two decades.

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‘Mean Girls’ Be Warned: Ostracism Cuts Both Ways

‘Mean Girls’ Be Warned: Ostracism Cuts Both Ways

May 5, 2013

A new study shows that individuals who deliberately shun another person are equally distressed by the experience.

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Power & Politics

Power & Politics

April 30, 2013

When President Barack Obama nominated Steven Chu ’70 to become secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy in January 2009, the appointment of the 1997 Nobel laureate signaled a commitment to science and a sustainable energy policy. In his post, which he occupied until last month, Chu delivered a focused message: that the reality of […]

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Why the Civil War Still Matters

Why the Civil War Still Matters

April 30, 2013

Americans have always had an uneasy relationship to their Civil War, all the more in evidence as we commemorate its sesquicentennial. On the one hand, the war still rivets the public attention and imagination. Americans read countless books and magazine articles, sit through hours of feature films and documentaries, and visit many of the sites […]

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John Cage Lectures Series Presents Robert Haskins

April 26, 2013

In addition to his work as a musicologist, Haskins performs as a text works performer, pianist, and harpsichordist.

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Saxophonists Awarded Top Chamber Prize

Saxophonists Awarded Top Chamber Prize

April 24, 2013

Award-winning saxophone quartet Project Fusion claimed the Grand Prize at the 2013 Plowman Chamber Music competition.

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Reasons for Attending College Affect Academic Success

Reasons for Attending College Affect Academic Success

April 23, 2013

This was the first comprehensive study to examine these relationships using a large sample of college students across multiple institutions, controlling for various student demographic variables.

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<em>The Glass Menagerie</em> opens April 25

The Glass Menagerie opens April 25

April 19, 2013

A powerful and moving drama, the play follows its iconic characters—the dreamer, Tom Wingfield, his crippled sister, Laura, and their overbearing mother, Amanda—as they deal with the disillusionment of the past and attempt to escape to a better future.

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EVENT: Symposium Focuses on Upping Minority Male Achievement

EVENT: Symposium Focuses on Upping Minority Male Achievement

April 19, 2013

The symposium is sponsored by members of the University of Rochester’s new affinity group, the Minority Male Leadership Association (MMLA).

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Renowned Organist to Play at MAG, Christ Church

Renowned Organist to Play at MAG, Christ Church

April 18, 2013

Bouvard enjoys a multi-faceted career as a concert artist and master teacher which has taken him to more than 20 countries.

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