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NEWS | December 2012

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Everybody’s Talkin’ ’Bout Pop Music
From rock ’n’ roll to pop and hip hop, popular music may be, well, popular. But it’s rarely understood as a musical form. The new Institute for Popular Music, led by founding director John Covach, will treat the study of popular genres as seriously as classical music. Making headlines: Democrat and Chronicle, Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, and others).

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Simon in NYC
Registration is open for Simon’s 2013 NYC Conference


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Neilly Dean
Mary Ann Mavrinac leads River Campus Libraries


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Studying Stem Cells
Medical Center launches new center on stem cell science


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General Counsel
Gail Norris is appointed as lead lawyer for University


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The Year That Was
photo icon Photos and top University news from 2012


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Cardiac Arrhythmia
video icon Computer model predicts irregular heart rhythms


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MLK Address
video icon MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry to deliver MLK address


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‘Unicorn Family’
video icon Sculptor Wendell Castle talks about his new MAG work


 
DISCOVERY

Discovery

Smartphone Music
Will your smartphone soon match your music to your mood?

Marking Ministrokes
A look at the damage caused by small strokes in the brain

The Pain of Smoking
Another reason to quit: smoking worsens back ailments

ARTS & MUSIC

Arts and Music

Tunes in Tunnels
video icon WRUR program brings music to the tunnel system

Musical ‘Home’
Eastman Community Music School hosts homecoming concerts

Grammy Nominees
Eastman alumni are nominated in several Grammy categories

CONNECTIONS

Connections

Boar’s Head 2012
video icon The annual feast and year-end celebration continues 

Named Professors
Thanks to support for The Meliora Challenge, faculty are installed as named professors

Studying Susan B
New class looks at life of Susan B. Anthony

CALENDAR

Calendar

Seeing Seward
William Seward papers go on exhibit

REGIONAL

LA, 1/19
An evening with soprano Renee Fleming ’83E (MM)

Sarasota, 1/29
Rochester Forum looks at tax law and heath care

 

HELPFUL LINKS

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Athletics

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Campus Times

Futurity.org

MAG Store

Meliora Weekend

Newsroom

Rochester Review

Rochester in the News

Meliora Challenge
 

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