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Rochester Buzz :: August 2013
Rochester Buzz

NEWS | August 2013

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18 Holes on the River Campus
video icon The world’s elite golfers tee off next week for the PGA Championship, playing on the home course of the Yellowjackets. What would golfers see today if Oak Hill were still at the site of the River Campus?


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Wilson Welcome
Wilson Day marks 25 years of connecting students and the community


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Brooks Building
A 12-story project is set to be the home of 170 students in 2014


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Fringe Festival
Rochester groups to take the stage in September’s second annual Fringe Festival


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Evolving Scene?
Is evolution slowing in the traditional hotbed of Madagascar?


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Political Praise
Political scientist Lynda Powell’s latest book wins Richard Fenno Jr. Award


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More Innovation
President Joel Seligman joins national call to close “innovation deficit”


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Best Hospitals
Six Strong Memorial Hospital programs earn high marks from magazine


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National Award
Sheree Toth of the Mt. Hope Family Center receives national recognition


 
DISCOVERY

Discovery

Mercury & Autism
Study finds no connection between eating fish and autism

News of Neutrinos
Study may shed light on why there is matter in the universe

Teaching Standards
Do teachers feel they have support for implementing new standards?

ARTS & MUSIC

Arts and Music

Poetry of Bread Loaf
Poet Jennifer Grotz helps guide writers’ retreat founded by Robert Frost

Got Sculpture?
A River Campus competition invites plans for a “gateway” sculpture

Noted Nominee
Eastman faculty member vies to be  Gramophone’s Artist of the Year

CONNECTIONS

Connections

Weekend Invite
Registration for Meliora Weekend, featuring Robert Gates, opens Aug. 19

Taking a ‘LEAP’
Community-based partnership aims to help at-risk teens stay in school

Rabbi Appointed
Rabbi Michael Silbert has been named executive director and Jewish chaplain of a new Hillel

CALENDAR

Calendar

Consuming Culture
Conference explores impact of digital technology, Sept. 12–14

REGIONAL

Philadelphia, 9/8
Professor Richard Dees discusses “The Ethics of Neuro-enhancements”

Rochester, 9/24
Trustee Paul Griner presents the Sischy Lecture

 

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Campus Times

Futurity.org

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Meliora Weekend

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Rochester Review

Rochester in the News

Meliora Challenge
 

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