David Bowie, who died Sunday at the age of 69, wasn’t the first performer to create an alter ego. But as music professor and director of the Institute for Popular Music John Covach explains, the difference with Bowie was how his personas would change over the years, sometimes shifting drastically.
In her formative years, Joan Bondurant dreamt of a career in music. Instead, she became a spy. Now, in time for what would have been her 97th birthday, the Joan V. Bondurant Papers are fully processed at the River Campus Libraries and are available to scholars across the globe.
An estimated 250,000 people landed in emergency rooms in the past decade due to recreational ice skating injuries—and the majority of them were children and teenage girls, according to a University of Rochester Emergency Department study.
When patients suffer, doctors tend to want to fix things and if they cannot many doctors then withdraw emotionally. But by turning toward patient suffering, professor Ronald Epstein argues that doctors can both help their patients and find more meaning in their work.
The first teacher candidates required to pass edTPA (a new teaching performance assessment) for certification in New York and Washington States encountered multiple ambiguities, uncertainties, and other obstacles while trying to complete its requirements, two Warner School researchers report.
Syracuse University professor and author Christopher R. DeCorse will discuss how archaeology has shown that African cultures were both transformed and maintained throughout the Atlantic World.
Even as science bring Mars into ever sharper focus, the planet remains a compelling source for creative artists to explore ideas about what it means to be human, says Jeffrey Tucker, associate professor of English. (Photo: James Vaughan/Flickr)