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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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Eastman School of Music alumni win big at Grammys

Eastman School of Music alumni win big at Grammys

January 27, 2014

Five Eastman graduates won a total of seven awards on Sunday, including mastering engineer Bob Ludwig ’66 (above) who won four Grammys last Sunday, including Record and Album of the Year for Get Lucky by Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams.

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“It was 50 years ago today…”

“It was 50 years ago today…”

January 17, 2014

The Institute for Popular Music will continue its “In Performance” Series with a concert and lecture series celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first U.S. performance.

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Check out a human “book”

Check out a human “book”

January 17, 2014

A Human Library connects community members, or “readers,” with volunteer storytellers, or “books,” they would not otherwise have the chance to meet.

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inspireDANCE features NYC choreographer

inspireDANCE features NYC choreographer

January 16, 2014

The InspireDANCE festival has expanded rapidly in just four years, adding a sixth day and attracting nationally acclaimed choreographers and dancers.

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Guest recital features collaboration on acclaimed work <em>“Comala”</em>

Guest recital features collaboration on acclaimed work “Comala”

January 15, 2014

Three different ensembles will present a specially staged version of Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon’s cantata.

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