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Fulbright scholars pursue opportunities abroad

Fulbright scholars pursue opportunities abroad

April 28, 2016

Several University students will pursue advanced studies, conduct research, and teach English language and U.S. culture abroad after being named 2016-17 finalists for the highly competitive Fulbright U.S. Student Grant program.

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A day to celebrate our trees

A day to celebrate our trees

April 28, 2016

In commemoration of Arbor Day, David Nelson, manager of University Horticulture & Grounds, highlights some of the notable trees in the University’s arboretum—trees you likely pass by every day.

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Public Safety honors local woman for life-saving encounter

Public Safety honors local woman for life-saving encounter

April 19, 2016

A local woman, Heidi Bai, was awarded a commendation for her life-saving efforts on a cold winter night in February.

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Eastman School of Music receives $700,000 to renovate Kilbourn Hall

Eastman School of Music receives $700,000 to renovate Kilbourn Hall

April 18, 2016

The Avangrid Foundation has committed $400,000 to the project to renovate the historic space, and the Kenneth and Myra Monfort Charitable Foundation Inc. will contribute $300,000.

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Humanities programs to benefit from $2 million commitment from alumnus

Humanities programs to benefit from $2 million commitment from alumnus

April 18, 2016

Joseph F. Cunningham ’67 and his wife, Andrea, have created an endowed fund to support research, lectures, and public forums within the humanities.

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The miss heard ’round the world

The miss heard ’round the world

March 30, 2016

As winner of the national State Farm Assist of the Year Award, Sam Borst-Smith will fly to Houston on Thursday morning, and his unlikely play will be shown to the crowd at NRG Stadium that evening.

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New institute aims to bring performing arts to all students

New institute aims to bring performing arts to all students

March 28, 2016

A majority of students who participate in the performing arts on the River Campus are non-majors. The newly announced Institute for Performing Arts hopes to create new collaborations and opportunities for students and audience members.

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Erica Fee to deliver 2016 College commencement address

Erica Fee to deliver 2016 College commencement address

March 23, 2016

Erica Fee ‘99, award-winning theatre and festival producer, is the founding producer and board president of the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival, the annual, multi-disciplinary arts festival in downtown Rochester.

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Parkinson’s app first to be included in Apple’s new ‘CareKit’ platform

Parkinson’s app first to be included in Apple’s new ‘CareKit’ platform

March 21, 2016

The mPower app gathers real-time data from Parkinson’s patients in an effort to understand how the disease affects daily life and allows patients to track their symptoms and treatments.

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Campaign aims to raise awareness about racism

Campaign aims to raise awareness about racism

March 18, 2016

For Rochester students like Justin Delinois ’19 the sentiments captured in a University-wide effort to combat racism on campus are more than just four words that fit on a T-shirt.

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