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Rochester Buzz :: June 2012
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NEWS | June 2013

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What’s Your Motion Quotient?
A surprisingly simple exercise developed by Rochester scientists may provide a non-verbal and culturally unbiased tool for measuring intelligence.

video icon Take the “test”: How well can you detect motion and its direction?


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Meliora Weekend
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker, and comedian Demetri Martin are this fall’s special guests


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video icon Centennial Sculpture Park Debuts at MAG
 


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Center’s Selection
NIH selects the Medical Center as one of only 18 Centers for AIDS Research, a designation that boosts funding and research opportunities


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photo icon Introducing Warner School’s LeChase Hall
 


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Garden Party
President Seligman updates community in annual address


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Seeing Star Trek?
Eastman alumnus composed original series theme


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Hajim Design Day
video icon Engineering students share their innovations


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Bass Line
Eastman welcomes 1,000-plus bassists to national gathering


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Lowry Leads
Douglas Lowry named to a second term as Messinger Dean of the Eastman School


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Trustees Named
John Davidson, Timothy Wentworth, and Sandra Parker selected as trustees


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Simon Celebrates
Commencement ceremonies for the Simon School are June 9 at Eastman Theatre


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Dentistry Director
Eli Eliav to lead Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the Medical Center


 
DISCOVERY

Discovery

Baboons Do Math?
video icon Baboons may share another trait with humans—an ability to comprehend quantities

Cancer Genetics
Researchers identify the genetic signature of deadly brain cancer

Detecting Cancer
New technology may help detect and prevent one of the fastest growing forms of cancer

ARTS & MUSIC

Arts and Music

Good Gollin Films
English department’s annual festival highlights student filmmakers’ work

Celebrating ‘Books’
University recognizes authors, performers, and artists

Winning Translation
Three Percent’s Best Translated Book awards go to  Romanian poetry collection and Hungarian novel

CONNECTIONS

Connections

Sound Course
video icon Interested in the science of sound? Noncredit Coursera course gets under way

Business Whizzes
video icon Student team wins top spot in Mark Ain Business Model Competition

Survivor Support
Innovative program for cancer survivors is named in honor of the late Judy DiMarzo


CALENDAR

Calendar

Eastman Concerts
Summer features faculty and guest artists

REGIONAL

NYC, 6/12
Get an inside look at a new program on innovation and medical technology

Pawtucket, 7/14
The Rochester Red Wings take on the  Pawtucket Red Sox

 

HELPFUL LINKS

Alumni Relations

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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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