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NEWS | February 2012

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A Final Bow
Renowned Eastman violinist Zvi Zeitlin presents his final concert before retiring from a noted career


Visiting Humanist
Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah helps launch new humanities program

Cupid’s Arrow Turns Digital
The digital revolution in romance provides greater access to potential partners, but the industry’s claims of “science-based” approaches haven’t been substantiated, Rochester researchers say

Rankings: Financial Times of London ranks Simon among the top 25 U.S. business schools

Reporting Review: Procedures are in place to report abuse, President Seligman says

Counseling Connection: Warner School helps establish counseling profession in Bhutan video icon


Lessons of MLK video icon
Author and MSNBC commentator Michael Eric Dyson challenges a University audience to fight prejudice


Time for Tacos video icon
Rochester students line up more than 1,000 tacos in bid for Guinness record



Weekend Delivery
Mothers with high-risk deliveries can rest a little easier about delivery times

Leukemia Cells
Exploring a complex relationship between bone cells and blood cancer

Preterm Birth
Study finds no connection between weight gain and the risk of repeat preterm birth

Starving HIV?
Why are some anti-HIV drugs more effective than others?


Art and Music

‘Interactive’ Lit video icon
Library looks at 500 years of pop-up and movable books

National Nominee
Open Letter essay collection Karaoke Culture up for National Book Award

The World as Stage
Professor Russell Peck takes students to England for winter break theater program

Inspiring Dance
Five-day inspireDance festival highlights dance on campus



‘No Rust’ Here
NYT essay: Area’s economy will thrive regardless of Kodak, says entrepreneurship center’s Duncan Moore

Grammy Winners
Eastman alumni Christopher Lamb and Bob Ludwig win Grammys

Multicultural News
Alumni Relations launches newsletter on multicultural activities and events

Eternal Rome
Travel program sponsors trip to Rome, April 28 to May 7



Mid-Century Modern
Memorial Art Gallery exhibition looks at American style after WWII


Frontiers in Energy
San Francisco, March 12: Engineering Dean Rob Clark and faculty discuss the nation’s energy needs

‘Brooklyn Village’
NYC, March 25: Alan Pierson ’06E (DMA) and Brooklyn Philharmonic tell the story of Brooklyn



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