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Theatrical classic comedic masterpiece reimagined for 2020

Theatrical classic comedic masterpiece reimagined for 2020

December 7, 2020

The cast of ‘The Government Inspector’ includes more than 50 students and alumni across the United States, and as far away as Guatemala and China.

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Teaching the complexities of the Nobel Prize in Literature

Teaching the complexities of the Nobel Prize in Literature

October 26, 2020

English professor Bette London introduces students to Nobel-winning authors and the controversies surrounding the prize.

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The show must go on(line)

The show must go on(line)

October 16, 2020

University campuses look and feel different this fall, but as we continue to social distance and limit the capacity of large spaces, Rochester musicians have found ways to stay connected with their audiences.

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Cultural visionary Arthur Satz leaves the largest endowed gift ever to support the humanities at Rochester

Cultural visionary Arthur Satz leaves the largest endowed gift ever to support the humanities at Rochester

October 8, 2020

The gift establishes the Arthur Satz Department of Music and will fund a minimum of five professorships in the humanities within the School of Arts & Sciences.

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Rochester artists look to avant-garde past in new site-specific installation

Rochester artists look to avant-garde past in new site-specific installation

September 16, 2020

Where traces of a once vibrant artistic residency program still stand, University art professor Allen Topolski and his artist daughter, Aster, seek to understand the present through what came before.

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Memorial Art Gallery reopens as Finger Lakes region enters Phase Four

Memorial Art Gallery reopens as Finger Lakes region enters Phase Four

June 29, 2020

With masks, social distancing, and other safety measures in place, the University’s museum has reopened and is once again welcoming visitors.

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This year’s Art of Science competition a welcome respite from COVID-19

This year’s Art of Science competition a welcome respite from COVID-19

May 7, 2020

A student’s dazzling image of recrystallized urea, viewed under a microscope and shot with an iPhone, takes the top prize in the annual Art of Science competition.

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A lottery picks the cast each night in production of <em>Everybody</em>

A lottery picks the cast each night in production of Everybody

February 24, 2020

This spring, the University of Rochester’s International Theatre Program dives into the work of Everybody, and it is certainly not your typical theatrical production, with student actors playing a different role each night.

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Love of the dance floor: 10 years of inspireDANCE

Love of the dance floor: 10 years of inspireDANCE

February 13, 2020

The inspireDANCE Festival—a signature event from the University’s Program of Dance and Movement—features nine days of more than 30 master classes, workshops, and performances on the River Campus.

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Michael Burritt is Eastman’s first Paul Burgett Distinguished Professor

Michael Burritt is Eastman’s first Paul Burgett Distinguished Professor

November 27, 2019

Burritt has served as the Professor of Percussion at Eastman for eleven years. The Paul J. Burgett Distinguished Professorship was named to honor his deep appreciation for music and its power to transform lives,

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