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Arts integration in the classroom: Can it deepen students’ understanding?

Arts integration in the classroom: Can it deepen students’ understanding?

August 2, 2022

A partnership between City of Rochester schools and the Memorial Art Gallery leads to innovation in arts education and furthers the museum’s mission to serve the Greater Rochester community.

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University community comes together to celebrate Class of 2022 as one

University community comes together to celebrate Class of 2022 as one

May 14, 2022

On May 13, the University of Rochester conferred academic degrees to more than 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students as thousands of supporters cheered them on in Fauver Stadium and online. The first institution-wide commencement ceremony in nearly three decades honored the accomplishments of the entire graduating class, as well as of several award and honorary degree recipients.

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Gateways Music Festival Orchestra makes Carnegie debut

Gateways Music Festival Orchestra makes Carnegie debut

April 25, 2022

The Gateways Orchestra, which appeared as part of the 2021–22 season, was the first all-Black classical symphony orchestra presented by Carnegie Hall in its history.

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Nearing its eighth decade, a modern musical invention remains cutting edge

Nearing its eighth decade, a modern musical invention remains cutting edge

April 14, 2022

When the Eastman Wind Ensemble was founded at the Eastman School of Music in 1952, it launched a movement in wind music.

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Medical ‘Match Day’ celebration returns in person

Medical ‘Match Day’ celebration returns in person

March 18, 2022

For the first time since 2019, fourth-year medical students at the University of Rochester celebrated Match Day in person.

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‘Beyond blue lights’: Navigating trauma and triggers on college campuses

‘Beyond blue lights’: Navigating trauma and triggers on college campuses

March 1, 2022

A Rochester expert sheds light on the underrecognized challenges faced by college students recovering from trauma, and answers questions on the real meaning of trigger warnings.

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Memorial Art Gallery collections add new dimension to <em>Renaissance Impressions</em>

Memorial Art Gallery collections add new dimension to Renaissance Impressions

January 6, 2022

An exhibit at the Memorial Art Galler pairs decorative arts objects with prints from the renowned Kirk Edward Long collection of Renaissance prints.

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Two University of Rochester students named as Schwarzman Scholars

Two University of Rochester students named as Schwarzman Scholars

December 6, 2021

The highly competitive program prepares leaders for a 21st-century global landscape in which China plays a pivotal role.

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Rochester’s college-in-prison program expands to become western New York’s prison education hub

Rochester’s college-in-prison program expands to become western New York’s prison education hub

September 8, 2021

This year, the University’s prison education program starts courses at Attica, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the prison uprising.

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There’s hope for objective moral standards—but how can we better live up to them?

There’s hope for objective moral standards—but how can we better live up to them?

June 2, 2021

Rochester ethicist William FitzPatrick considers whether “’the better angels of our nature’ are robust enough to create and sustain a better world.”

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