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Rochester Buzz :: June 2012
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NEWS | June 2012

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Position of Provost to be Restructured
Peter Lennie, currently Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Sciences & Engineering, will become provost and dean of the faculty of Arts, Sciences & Engineering, and Robert Clark, currently dean of the Edmund A. Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, will become interim senior vice president for research, following Provost Ralph Kuncl’s appointment as president of the University of Redlands.

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CollegeBound Honor
Leadership group recognizes Rochester  for college guidance programs


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Regional Impact
Report: University is vital to area economy. Also: President’s community address


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New Goldwater
Vincent Yu ’14 is Rochester’s 23rd Goldwater Scholar since 2002


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Harry Reis Honored
Psychologist Harry Reis recognized for career contributions to relationship science


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Going National
The Meliora Challenge launches first regional campaign in San Francisco


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Four Join Board
Leaders in real estate, finance, and optics join University’s Board of Trustees


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Combat Care
video icon Links between post-traumatic stress disorder and hidden combat head injuries?


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Pediatric Pride
Golisano Children’s Hospital is ranked among the nation’s best in four areas


 
DISCOVERY

Discovery

What Is Cool?
Social is in, aloof is out, say Rochester researchers who are hip to what’s hot

Saving Your Skin
Dermatology launches effort to explore why skin is such a good barrier to invaders

Patently Spicy
Compounds developed from turmeric earn patents for Medical Center

Hard on the Heart?
What role does adrenaline play in some cardiac disease?

ARTS & MUSIC

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Jammed with Jazz
Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival features Eastman artists

Buon Viaggio
Eastman’s Jazz Chamber Orchestra is invited to the Umbria Jazz Festival

Art Showcase
Memorial Art Gallery’s Rochester Biennial showcases the region’s art

Senior Art
video icon Studio art students mount an exhibition in a downtown building

Summer at Eastman
Schedule begins June 24

CONNECTIONS

Connections

Transit Trackers
photo icon Campus eyes looked west to see the transit of Venus

Hajim Design Day
video icon Hajim School students share their  product designs

Insurance Offered
Alumni insurance program offered by Alumni Relations

Grand Gold
Materials for The Meliora Challenge recognized for excellence

In Memoriam
Remembering Ernest Del Monte, namesake of neuromedicine institute

CALENDAR

Calendar

Meliora Weekend
Watch your mailbox later this month for lottery details

REGIONAL

Bowdoin, June 29
Join alumni for reception with and concert by Eastman’s Ying Quartet

Miami, July 21
Tour an exhibit at the Miami Art Museum curated by Rochester art historian Janet Berlo

Chapel Hill, Aug. 14
Alumni are invited to a reception with President Joel Seligman

 

HELPFUL LINKS

Alumni Relations

University Advancement

Athletics

Athletics Apparel Store

Bookstores

Campus Times

Futurity.org

MAG Store

Meliora Weekend

Newsroom

Rochester Review

Rochester in the News

Meliora Challenge
 

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