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Sorry, cities: No strength in numbers

Sorry, cities: No strength in numbers

February 7, 2014

Urban legislators have long lamented that they do not get their fair share of bills passed in state governments, often blaming rural and suburban interests for blocking their efforts. Now a new study confirms one of those suspicions but surprisingly refutes the other.

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Super Bowl ad cost vs. ROI

Super Bowl ad cost vs. ROI

February 7, 2014

Professor of Marketing George Cook gives his views on the best ads this year, and shares his overall impression of their effectiveness. (video)

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“This Won’t Hurt a Bit: ObamaCare and Your Future”

“This Won’t Hurt a Bit: ObamaCare and Your Future”

February 7, 2014

The Politics and Markets Project presents a panel discussion, moderated by David Primo, on the consequences of ObamaCare for college students.

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The (Rochester) Face of Beatlemania

The (Rochester) Face of Beatlemania

February 5, 2014

Rochester alumna Robin Lynn ’70 witnessed the birth of Beatlemania—and had her reaction broadcast live on television. Fifty years later, she remains linked with the famous British foursome.

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Beatlemania at 50

Beatlemania at 50

February 5, 2014

On Feb. 9 1964, an estimated 73 million Americans tuned in to the Ed Sullivan Show to watch the Beatles make their American debut. This weekend, we look back on the four lads from Liverpool, and the impact they made on music, popular culture, and Rochester students and alumni.

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English professor’s poem selected as “Poem a Day”

English professor’s poem selected as “Poem a Day”

February 4, 2014

“The Whole World is Gone” by associate professor of English Jennifer Grotz was selected as the “Poem-a-Day” poem for February 4, 2014, by the Academy of American Poets.

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Renée Fleming ’83E (MM) to sing national anthem at Super Bowl

Renée Fleming ’83E (MM) to sing national anthem at Super Bowl

February 1, 2014

Fleming is the first opera singer to perform the national anthem at a Super Bowl.

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Divorce rate cut in half for couples who discussed relationship movies

Divorce rate cut in half for couples who discussed relationship movies

January 31, 2014

A new study finds that watching and discussing movies about relationships is as effective in lowering divorce rates as other, more intensive early marriage counseling programs.

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Benedict to Francis: A papal progression

Benedict to Francis: A papal progression

January 29, 2014

Rev. Thomas M. Rosica will speak about the momentous transition in the papacy one year ago.

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Acclaimed accompanist to give master classes

Acclaimed accompanist to give master classes

January 28, 2014

Roger Vignoles is internationally recognized as one of the world’s most distinguished piano accompanists and musicians.

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