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Ten Years of Pep Band: The Tradition Continues

Ten years ago, a bright-eyed young sophomore named Greg Savich and his roommate decided to revive the Pep Band at the University of Rochester. They had no idea their band would grow to more than 35 active members, and continue to play popular, peppy music a decade later.

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Spotlight on Humanities and Natural Sciences Alumni: Dan Richman

Name: Dan Richman ’08 Occupation: Graduate student (Johns Hopkins University) Education (UR and additional): BS (Physics), BA (Music & Mathematics), University of Rochester, 2008 Current city/state of residence: Baltimore, Maryland Family: Dad is UR 1970 (BS Chemistry), 1975 (PhD Chemistry) Community activities: Outreach activities in physics and astrobiology What resources did you use on campus […]

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Spotlight on Natural Sciences Alumni: Daniel Goldstein

Name:  Daniel J. Goldstein, M.D. UR Major:  Biology Other UR Majors/Minors: Music Additional Education: M.D. from SUNY Upstate Medical University Current City, State of Residence: Cleveland, OH Job Title: Anesthesiology Resident Employer: University Hospitals Case Medical Center Family: Wife: Amanda (Perlman) Goldstein, B.A., B.S.N from the University of Rochester The U of R biology department […]

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Spotlight on Humanities Alumni: Todd Florin

Name: Todd Florin ’00 Education (UR and additional): BA (Music), University of Rochester, 2000; MD, University of Rochester, 2005; MSCE, University of Pennsylvania, 2012 Current city/state of residence: Cincinnati, OH Job Title:  Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Employer:  Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Family: Kemper LeCroy Florin (wife, MM Eastman School, 2005), Nathaniel Wills Florin (son, […]

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Spotlight on Humanities Alumni: Daniel Israel

Name: Daniel Israel ’05 Education (UR and additional): B.A. (Music), University of Rochester, 2005; KEY Program, 2006 Current city/state of residence:  New York, NY Job Title: Agent / Artist Representative Employer: AMI Community activities: New York Yankees When and how did you choose your major? I chose my major freshman year (music major).  I almost […]

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Pep Band: On the Road Again?

While the top ranked men’s basketball team dominates opponents, members of the Pep Band do their best to keep the crowd energized

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New Class Explores Religion & Hip Hop

Religion professor Margarita Guillory explores intersection of religion and hip hop in new class

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Anonymous Willpower: Eastman Doctoral Student Takes on Rochester’s First Fringe Festival

Erin Futterer,a doctoral student at the Eastman School of Music, has lent her strong musical background to helping plan Rochester’s first Fringe Festival

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Spotlight on Humanities Alumni: Kary Haddad

Name: Kary Haddad Age: 30 Education (UR and additional): B.A. in Music, University of Rochester, 2004; M.A. in Music Education, Eastman School of Music, 2006. Current city/state of residence: New York City Job Title: Music Teacher & Freelance Musician Employer: Columbia Preparatory School Why did you choose to attend the University of Rochester? I chose […]

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Rochester Senior Finds Success on the Stage

From starring in several International Theatre productions to being the lead singer in the popular band, Khat House, Andrew Polec’s four years at Rochester add up to success

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