At performances at Eastman Theatre and at Lincoln Center in New York City, the Eastman Philharmonia will present world premiere performances of Letters from Georgia, a new song cycle by Pulitzer Prize winner Kevin Puts ’94E, ’99 (DMA). Inspired by letters written by artist Georgia O’Keeffe, Puts wrote the piece specifically for the Eastman Philharmonia and for world-renowned soprano Renée Fleming ’83E (MM).
Two months after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry living on the West Coast were forcibly removed from their homes and placed in remote “relocation” camps. Almost two-thirds were second- or third-generation Japanese-American citizens born in the U.S. This upcoming Humanities Project event reviews their experiences, particularly in the light of current political debates.
Francis Collins met with graduate students and junior researchers to discuss the importance of communicating science to the public and policymakers, and increasing diversity in biomedical research.
Welcome to Foster’s Diner, a little joint forgotten by all but a few sorry souls. It may not be much too look at but it sure has… character. Here are a few of the Rochester students who bring the cast to life.
PHOTO GALLERY: Wegmans Hall, Goergen Institute for Data Science, Hajim Quadrangle dedication ceremony
As Meliora Weekend ceremonies kicked off, the University celebrated the dedication of the new Wegmans Hall, the future home for the Goergen Institute for Data Science. (University photos / J. Adam Fenster)
The deadline to register in the state of New York for next month’s election is October 14.