Tag: Arts and Sciences
Journalist and professor Pamela Newkirk will deliver two lectures in February, discussing the case of Ota Benga — a Congolese pygmy who was exhibited across the U.S. at the turn of the century and who later took his own life — and on the media’s coverage of the Black Lives Matter movement.
The 2015-2016 “In Performance” concert series continues on Saturday, Feb. 6, with a concert celebrating a genre that Institute for Popular Music director John Covach describes as “often overlooked by rock ‘n’ roll establishments like the Hall of Fame.”
A company run by four seniors has reached the final 32 of Student Startup Madness, a national collegiate competition for digital media startups. More than 100 teams applied.
The company is called “thinc.” and features a website that displays the front pages of college newspapers across the country.
Narayana Kocherlakota, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, leaves office at the end of this month best known for something that almost never happens with central bankers or economists: a radical shift in policy views.
The six-day celebration of dance, which is open to the public, will feature 25 classes taught by guest artists and faculty, including award–winning choreographer, Jane Comfort.
“What we’ve been able to do is demonstrate that in a laboratory we can take ethanol and combine it to make butanol,” Dr. William Jones, a professor at the University of Rochester and study co-author, said. “It’s a step toward a more valuable fuel.”