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January 15, 2014

Sweet assignment

girl in hat at a fudge mixer

Kiara Medina ’15 is one of the “candy engineers” who make the fudge that is sold at the Common Market in Wilson Commons. Holders of the competitive jobs help devise new flavor combinations and help plan fudge production and inventory for the store.


NAACP president to deliver MLK Address

A fifth-generation member of the NAACP, Benjamin Jealous began his career in civil rights at age 18.

Rochester scientists named AAAS fellows

Karl Kieburtz and Xi-Cheng Zhang have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

New mental health program for University employees debuts

Behavioral Health Partners (BHP), a new mental health resource for the University community, opened its doors to patients this month.

In Brief

A roundup of news.

University, Eastman House to offer new master’s degree

The program will aim to prepare graduates to work in a variety of roles within institutions that care for photography collections.

New Xerox print services available

The University has partnered with Xerox to provide print center services as well as management and maintenance of leased departmental copier and multifunction devices.

In Research

A roundup of research news.

Making headlines

Nora Dimmock honored for leadership in digital humanities

Dimmock helped design the libraries’ strategic plan, which created a five-year roadmap for the River Campus Libraries.

Beatlemania

Institute for Popular Music Director John Covach says people can’t fully understand American culture without becoming familiar with the venerable group’s music.