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Going beyond medieval times to explore early worlds

Going beyond medieval times to explore early worlds

April 13, 2018

The Early Worlds Initiative—an interdisciplinary research project at the University of Rochester—connects faculty researching social and cultural developments worldwide from medieval times to the early modern period.

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Scholars examine memory through many lenses

Scholars examine memory through many lenses

March 5, 2018

From the post-Reformation trauma of Shakespeare’s history plays, to the poignant scrapbooks created by the families of British soldiers killed in World War I, the fellowships sponsored by the Humanities Center this year focus on the interdisciplinary study of memory and forgetting.

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Giving virtual reality a ‘visceral’ sound

Giving virtual reality a ‘visceral’ sound

February 13, 2018

Using recital halls as their “labs,” and recording some of the best music students in the world, University researchers are creating virtual reality videos of concerts that literally immerse viewers “within” the performance onstage.

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App combines virtual reality with personalized psychotherapy

App combines virtual reality with personalized psychotherapy

February 13, 2018

A multidisciplinary team of University doctors, engineers, and musicians is working together to create an immersive, customized experience that brings cognitive-behavioral therapy to a patient’s smartphone.

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On stage, in the lab

On stage, in the lab

February 2, 2018

Thanks to the Dual Degree Program with the University’s Eastman School of Music, Ivan Suminski ’18, ’18E finds himself in an enviable dilemma. Should he apply to graduate school to continue his violin studies? Or to research the biophysics of the inner ear?

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Engineering students recognized for excelling in humanities

Engineering students recognized for excelling in humanities

December 18, 2017

Astra Zhang ’18, a double major in electrical and computer engineering and in studio arts, and Ivan Suminski ’18, a mechanical engineering major who is earning a dual degree in violin performance will share this year’s Wells Award.

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Sounds of the season

Sounds of the season

December 8, 2017

A student string quartet performs in Lowry Hall at the Eastman School of Music’s traditional Holiday Sings event. The performance takes place on the last day of classes every year. (University photo / Michelle Martorell)

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Eastman gives back to Rochester

Eastman gives back to Rochester

October 25, 2017

Through ROCmusic Collaborative and the Eastman Opera Collective, recent alumni are using their talents and entrepreneurial skills to enrich the Rochester community with music.

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Meet the Eastman School of Music’s student leaders

Meet the Eastman School of Music’s student leaders

October 19, 2017

Naoki Toyomura ’17, ’18E (T5) and Seiji Yamashita ’20, ’20E, both dual-degree students at the Eastman School and on River Campus, will serve as president and vice president of the Eastman Students’ Association through 2018.

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Composer Mark Watters says new media is changing the score

Composer Mark Watters says new media is changing the score

September 26, 2017

The Emmy winner has composed musical scores for movies, television, video games, even the Olympics. At the inaugural Light and Sound Interactive, he shares his thoughts on this rapidly changing field.

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