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What Math Teachers Think of Common Core

What Math Teachers Think of Common Core

July 24, 2013

Researchers examined middle school teachers’ perceptions of the new state standards, and of the current levels of support and preparation they are receiving to teach the CCSSM.

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Keyboardist Nominated for Gramophone Artist of the Year

Keyboardist Nominated for Gramophone Artist of the Year

July 2, 2013

Bezuidenhout, instructor of historical keyboards, has been described as “one of classical music’s brightest talents” by Early Music.

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5th International Conference on Motivation Begins

5th International Conference on Motivation Begins

June 27, 2013

University of Rochester experimental psychologists Edward Deci and Richard Ryan will deliver the opening talks on Thursday.

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Summer ‘Encounter’ for High School Organists

Summer ‘Encounter’ for High School Organists

June 27, 2013

The six-day “Advanced Pipe Organ Encounter” event features several other events that will be open to the public.

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‘Eastman Summer Sings’ Returns

‘Eastman Summer Sings’ Returns

June 27, 2013

Singers of all ages and abilities are again invited to take part in the popular Eastman-Rochester Chorus series of choral music reading sessions.

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EVENT: Conference Explores Women & Justice System

EVENT: Conference Explores Women & Justice System

June 19, 2013

The conference will serve as a discussion forum for topics like re-entry, funding challenges, and the justice system.

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Eastman Stands Out at Jazz Fest

Eastman Stands Out at Jazz Fest

June 17, 2013

This year’s nine-day event includes a course taught by Eastman faculty and special jazz workshops for young musicians in addition to daily performances.

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Psychologists Gather to Explore Motivation

Psychologists Gather to Explore Motivation

June 14, 2013

Hundreds of psychologists from 38 countries will gather in Rochester to share the latest scientific insights into the mysteries of human motivation during the Conference on Self-Determination Theory

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Jazz Festival/Eastman Scholarships Awarded

Jazz Festival/Eastman Scholarships Awarded

June 13, 2013

The scholarship program is sponsored by Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival producers Marc Iacona and John Nugent and funded by proceeds from the Festival.

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Innovation Incubator Funded at Eastman

June 6, 2013

The next stage in the evolution of Eastman’s Institute for Music Leadership (IML) is made possible by a $1 million gift from noted philanthropist Paul R. Judy.

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