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Carry on, carillon

Carry on, carillon

June 26, 2019

The free summer carillon recitals on the University of Rochester’s Eastman Quadrangle continue on Monday evenings in July.

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‘The great democratic voice’

‘The great democratic voice’

May 30, 2019

May 31 is the 200th anniversary of poet Walt Whitman’s birth, and Rochester has a few ties of its own to the poet who contained multitudes.

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Open Letter novel is a Best Translated Book Award finalist

Open Letter novel is a Best Translated Book Award finalist

May 21, 2019

Fox, a novel by Croatian author Dubravka Ugrešić and translated into English by the University’s nonprofit literary translation press, is a finalist for the annual award honoring literature in translation.

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Studio art graduates put on a show

Studio art graduates put on a show

May 14, 2019

Works in the Class of 2019 senior art exhibition explored themes such as interpersonal relationships, environmentalism, and emotional expression.

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Victoria depicted, Victoria defined

Victoria depicted, Victoria defined

May 3, 2019

A new exhibit in Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation chronicles the often radical difference between the real and figurative queen through illustrations, etchings, letters, photographs, and other ephemera.

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Finding the ‘Art of Science’ in a dandelion

Finding the ‘Art of Science’ in a dandelion

May 2, 2019

The Art of Science Competition continues to embody the “complex yet elegantly simple” systems found in nature, in engineering, and in all scientific fields, as this year’s winners show.

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Is ‘convincing’ the new ‘real’?

Is ‘convincing’ the new ‘real’?

May 1, 2019

As the University’s first artist-in-residence, Ash Arder brings her artist’s sensibility to explorations of conceptual systems, from computer science and the nature of virtual reality to ecology and environmental humanities.

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Theater production visits work of avant garde Cuban-American playwright

Theater production visits work of avant garde Cuban-American playwright

April 22, 2019

The International Theatre Program will present The Conduct of Life, a challenging work by Obie Award-winning playwright and Pulitzer Prize finalist Maria Irene Fornés.

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Immersive installation brings Frederick Douglass to life

Immersive installation brings Frederick Douglass to life

April 19, 2019

British filmmaker and artist Isaac Julien’s visionary 10-screen film installation is the second in a series of media art commissions at the Memorial Art Gallery devoted to the history and culture of the city of Rochester.

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