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Rochester Youth Year fellows honored for their service

Rochester Youth Year fellows honored for their service

January 28, 2016

Five graduating seniors were honored for their service this year in local organizations serving needs ranging from at-risk youth to community schooling.

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Presidential Diversity Award recipients recognized

Presidential Diversity Award recipients recognized

January 26, 2016

The recipients of the 2016 Presidential Diversity Award are Janice Holland, senior HR representative, diversity specialist/facilitator, and community liaison; the One Community program; and Kathy Rideout, dean of the School of Nursing.

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Digital media team reaches round of 32 in Student Startup Madness tournament

Digital media team reaches round of 32 in Student Startup Madness tournament

January 19, 2016

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.

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Susan B. Anthony Center honors music educator Donna Brink Fox with Lifetime Achievement Award

Susan B. Anthony Center honors music educator Donna Brink Fox with Lifetime Achievement Award

January 15, 2016

Brink Fox will be honored at the Susan B. Anthony Legacy Brunch, a long-standing University tradition that celebrates Anthony’s campaign for equal rights and to win women admission to the University in 1900.

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Eastman School of Music graduate named Member of the British Empire

Eastman School of Music graduate named Member of the British Empire

December 31, 2015

Catherine Jane Arlidge, a U.K. national who received her Master of Music degree at Eastman in 1988, was named to the Queen’s new year honors list for her service to music education through her projects connecting young people with classical music.

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Eastman School artists earn Emmy nominations

Eastman School artists earn Emmy nominations

December 8, 2015

Paul O’Dette, professor of lute, and Eastman alumni Bod Ludwig ’66E, ’01E (MM), Maria Schneider ’85E (MM), John Fedchock ’85E (MM), Kristian Bezuidenhout ’01E, ’04E (MM), Martha Cluver ’03E, and Eric Dudley ’01E are among the nominees for the 58th annual Grammy Awards.

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Several local musicians receive Grammy nominations

Several local musicians receive Grammy nominations

December 7, 2015

Several local musicians from the Eastman School of Music have received Grammy nominations this year. They include the Eastman school’s professor of lute, Paul O’dette and Eastman graduates Bob Ludwig, Maria Schneider, John Fedchok, Kristian Bezuidenhout, Martha Cluver, and Eric Dudley for the 58th Annual Grammy awards.

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As Phi Beta Kappa turns 239, we honor our Fabulous 15

As Phi Beta Kappa turns 239, we honor our Fabulous 15

December 3, 2015

Founded in 1776, Phi Beta Kappa invites for induction outstanding students at America’s leading colleges and universities. This year, 15 Rochester students were named Phi Beta Kappans.

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Robert Poreda honored as fellow of Geological Society of America

Robert Poreda honored as fellow of Geological Society of America

November 30, 2015

Geochemist Robert Poreda, professor of earth and environmental sciences and an expert in the field of noble gases, was honored earlier this month as a newly elected fellow of the Geological Society of America (GSA).

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