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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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Reel time: Richard Fischoff ’68 had big role in popular movies

Reel time: Richard Fischoff ’68 had big role in popular movies

October 25, 2019

Richard Fischoff ’68 didn’t star in Kramer vs. Kramer, Sleepless in Seattle, The Big Chill, or Fatal Attraction. But the veteran Hollywood producer and executive played a major role in those movies becoming box office hits.

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Spotlight on the performing arts: Meredith Monk—visiting resident artist

Spotlight on the performing arts: Meredith Monk—visiting resident artist

October 21, 2019

Meredith Monk, the unique and influential American artist, will be at the University of Rochester for a multi-day artist residency titled “Dancing Voice/Singing Body.”

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Spotlight on the performing arts: Visiting theater director opens 30th anniversary season

Spotlight on the performing arts: Visiting theater director opens 30th anniversary season

October 9, 2019

Kate Eminger—a director and filmmaker based in New York—is visiting guest director of the International Theatre Program’s production of The Grown-Up, a play that, as she says, “captures this idea that there’s magic in everyday life.”

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What engineers and humanists can learn from one another

What engineers and humanists can learn from one another

October 9, 2019

To Joan Shelley Rubin, the Ani and Mark Gabrellian Director of the Humanities Center, and Wendi Heinzelman, dean of the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, engineering and the humanities are strongly connected.

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Construction on Sloan Performing Arts Center to begin in November

Construction on Sloan Performing Arts Center to begin in November

October 2, 2019

Construction is scheduled to begin in November on the Sloan Performing Arts Center, a 29,000-square-foot facility on the River Campus that will provide new space for theatrical programs, dance programs, concerts, and other activities.

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Music scholars come together in Rochester for <em>Abbey Road</em> conference

Music scholars come together in Rochester for Abbey Road conference

September 17, 2019

The University’s Institute for Popular Music and the Eastman School of Music host “Come Together: Fifty Years of Abbey Road,” a three-day symposium to commemorate the Beatles’ landmark work.

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