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NEWS | December 2011

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Keys to the City
The YellowJackets receive the key to Rochester for their work with city school children and their success on stage


Er Ist Pop Star!
Former Midnight Rambler and recent graduate Chris Aguilar takes Austria by storm

Making Sense of Senses
How can nerve cells be so efficient in calculating how you perceive your environment? A simple computation may explain a lot

Photos of the Year A pictorial look at 2011 video icon

Reforming Education Warner School center marks 10 years of helping educators

TEAM Award Master’s program recognized by international consortium


Going for Grammys
Ron Carter (above), Renee Fleming, and John Hollenbeck are among a dozen Eastman alumni up for Grammys


Physics of Music video icon
A homemade cigar box guitar, tubulum, and other instruments take center stage in Physics of Music class



Health and ASL
Study is first time a deaf community has used its own data to assess its health status

Smoking Cessation
What does it take to get young smokers to quit?

Clots & Cancer
When are blood clots most likely to occur in post-surgery cancer patients?


Art and Music

Rising Voices
Three Eastman students win Friends competition

MAG to Get ‘Castle’
Memorial Art Gallery commissions sculpture by Wendell Castle

Beck’s Book Beat
Eastman percussionist John Beck chronicles life of Eastman School

‘Speed’ Your Music
Download ‘Speed Lessons,’ instructional videos featuring Eastman faculty



Simon Re-takes NYC
Registration is open for the Simon School’s 2012 economic conference in New York

Meliora Milestone
Alumni Fay and Roy Whitney make gift of $1 million in support of The Meliora Challenge

In Memoriam
Geriatrics pioneer T. Franklin Williams and nursing professor Gail Ingersoll



MLK Lecture
Michael Eric Dyson delivers annual address, Jan. 27



B-Ball Tailgates
BOSTON & NYC: Warm up with the ’Jackets, Jan. 13 & Jan. 15

Florida Festivities
NAPLES: Rochester Forum, Jan. 26;
SARASOTA: Reception with President Seligman, Feb. 3


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