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Finding art in the tools of science

Finding art in the tools of science

April 28, 2022

This year’s Art of Science competition, which explores “the aesthetic beauty that results when science, art, and technology intersect,” drew more than 50 entries and more than 700 votes cast for People’s Choice.

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Taking a page from poetry to understand the music

Taking a page from poetry to understand the music

April 18, 2022

Music theorist Matt BaileyShea explores the interrelationship between poetry, lyrics, and music in a new book.

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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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Local publisher’s papers to live at Rochester

Local publisher’s papers to live at Rochester

April 12, 2022

The Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation has acquired a 30-year writing and editing archive from author, poet, and BOA Edition, Ltd. publisher Peter Conners.

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Artist Mizin Shin inspires change with printmaking

Artist Mizin Shin inspires change with printmaking

April 7, 2022

To combat anti-Asian hate, the Rochester professor has harnessed her love of a traditional art form combined with a digital sensibility.

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Bedside art appreciation eases cancer patients’ anxiety

Bedside art appreciation eases cancer patients’ anxiety

March 28, 2022

Looking at and discussing curated art, including works from the University’s Memorial Art Gallery collection, helped calm a group of cancer patients.

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Walt Whitman ‘more important now than ever’

Walt Whitman ‘more important now than ever’

March 22, 2022

On the anniversary of the Walt Whitman’s death, Ed Folsom ’76 (PhD) looked back on the legacy of the poet’s work, examples of which are available in the University’s libraries.

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New poster exhibit documents urgency, complexity of HIV/AIDS messaging

New poster exhibit documents urgency, complexity of HIV/AIDS messaging

March 14, 2022

On display at the Memorial Art Gallery through June 19, the first major exhibition of the University’s AIDS Education Posters highlights the role of poster art during the global epidemic.

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English professor’s cotranslation of poetry wins PEN American Literary Award

English professor’s cotranslation of poetry wins PEN American Literary Award

February 28, 2022

Everything I Don’t Know, translated from the Polish by Jennifer Grotz and Piotr Sommer, takes top honors for poetry in translation.

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National Endowment for the Arts grant supports Open Letter’s ‘International Voices’ project

National Endowment for the Arts grant supports Open Letter’s ‘International Voices’ project

January 11, 2022

Lauded for contributing to Rochester’s creative economy, the nonprofit literary translation press will publish five works of literature with the funding.

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