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NEWS | August 2011

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Get Ready to Sing
Follow the YellowJackets on NBC’s a cappella competition The Sing-Off, starting Sept. 19

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Remembering 9/11
“It is fitting to pause and reflect on the meaning of the events of that terrible Tuesday morning,” says President Joel Seligman

Is Marriage Good for Your Heart?
Study finds wedded bliss triples survival after bypass surgery


Optics Director Named New director set to lead the Institute of Optics

New Research Dean Vision scientist appointed new dean for research in Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Forbes Favorite Simon School moves up in magazine’s biennial rankings

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Dining Services welcomes students with a newly revamped Danforth Dining Center

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New Place to Live
The groundbreaking for a new residence hall is one of several changes on the River Campus this year

 
HEADLINE

Discovery

Lava—Lots of It
Gigantic lava plume played role in breaking up supercontinent, geochemist finds

Genome Insight
Unique collaboration finds new information about mutations

Less Toxic Chemo
Improving the outlook for those with bladder cancer

Introducing eMoms
Study evaluates women’s health during pregnancy

ARTS & MUSIC

Art and Music

Eastman Lineup
Shona mbira music of Zimbabwe opens Eastman’s fall concert calendar

Read this Next . . .
Three Percent offers sneak previews of  international literature

Lights, Camera . . .
The University hosts Home Movie Day, Oct. 15

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CONNECTIONS

Connections

Simon Support
A $3 million gift commitment from Mark ’67S (MBA) and Carolyn Ain supports Simon School

Dental Renovation
Eastman Institute celebrates completion of $5.9 million project

New Orleans & You
Explore the birthplace of jazz with Paul Burgett, dean and music professor, Oct. 5–9

In Memoriam
Anthony Center Director Nora Bredes

CALENDAR

Calendar

Clothesline 2011
Visit the area’s largest and longest-running fine art and crafts festival, Sept. 10–11

LOCAL & CAMPUS

Courage Bowl
ROCHESTER: Yellowjackets take on St. John Fisher, Sahlen Stadium, Sept. 17

REGIONAL

Not ‘Second’ City
CHICAGO: Art historian Joan Saab on Chicago’s architecture, Sept. 18

 
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