University of Rochester
July-August 2007

Rochester Review

Ralph Kuncl Named Provost
Douglas Lowry Named Eastman Dean

A noted neurologist and educational administrator begins his tenure as provost this fall. Also joining the University’s senior leaders is a highly regarded composer and conductor as dean of the Eastman School.

Rock ’n’ Roll Professor

John Covach, chair of the Department of Music in the College and a professor of theory at the Eastman School, helps ggive students a new appreciation for modern popular music. By Ryan Whirty

photo of susan barnish

A Space of Their Own

If you could design a place to study on campus, what would it look like? The asked, and students answered. By Robin Flanigan

Bringing Their ‘A’ Game

“I really try to find balance,” says Nicholas Zappia ’07, a two-time first-team Academic All-American in football, about his goals in the classroom and on the field. He’s one of many Rochester students who have found the right combination. By Enid Arbelo. Photographs by Richard Baker

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