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Rochester Buzz :: June 2012
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NEWS | November 2012

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Rochester Joins Elite Online Consortium
video icon Rochester is partnering with nine elite peers to explore a new, for-credit, online course program called Semester Online. Working with the company 2U, the consortium includes Brandeis, Duke, Emory, Northwestern, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Notre Dame, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest, and Washington University in St. Louis.

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Health Care Humor
photo icon Taking a look at a century of debate over medical insurance


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Good Neuroses?
When it comes to your health, it may be good to be a little neurotic


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Cancer-free Rodents
Biology of unusual rodent may hold key to cancer fight


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Holy Hydrogen
video icon Can sunlight be harnessed to provide carbon-free energy?


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Emil Wolf’s Day
Optical Society of America celebrates pioneering scientist’s 90th birthday


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Superthin Sieve
Engineers develop  membrane for portable devices to analyze DNA


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Marketing Invention
New funding mechanism helps bring biomedical devices to market


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Language & Brain
video icon Changes to language may be the brain’s way of ensuring precision


 
DISCOVERY

Discovery

Space Gems?
What causes a rare set of crystal-studded meteorites to form?

Cardiac Calibration
video icon A small change makes a big difference in using implantable defibrillators

The Mystery of MD
Solving the complex genetic mystery behind a form of muscular dystrophy

ARTS & MUSIC

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Centennial Art
What are the 100 works of special note in the Memorial Art Gallery’s collection?

Organ Debut
The latest example in Rochester’s collection of organs receives its inaugural concert

Look at Observation
Yearlong Humanities Project explores the role of observation in the arts and sciences

CONNECTIONS

Connections

Wentworth Atrium
The atrium in the Warner School’s new home will be named for Robin and Timothy Wentworth

Meliora Momentum
Alumni and friends celebrate Rochester with an annual gala, a wine auction, and the installation of three named professors

Time to Share?
Know someone looking for a college? Let Admissions know

CALENDAR

Calendar

‘No Reservation’
Traveling exhibition showcases Native and First Nation art

REGIONAL

Chicago, 11/28
Learn the latest in cardiovascular research

St. Louis, 11/28
Enjoy a jazz concert with the John Pizzarelli Quartet

 

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