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NEWS | July 2009

Rochester Buzz

‘WISH YOU WERE HERE’
New book offers a picture postcard tour through the past century at Rochester

VETERAN SCHOLARS Rochester joins new GI Bill

TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCE Construction begins on building to connect research and clinical work

STUDY ABROAD Record number of students win State Department’s Gilman scholarship

TRACK & FIELD Former Yellowjacket record holder Sam Albert ’01, ’02W (MS) named director

‘EXTREME FUSION’ Fusion Science Center for Extreme States of Matter receives $8.2 million

THEATER RENOVATION Stay up-to-date with the renovation of Eastman Theatre

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DISCOVERY

DISCOVERY

CIVIL RIGHTS video icon
University project preserves Rochester’s civil rights struggle

VACCINE SCIENCE
Study indicates some eczema sufferers face complications from smallpox vaccine

CARDIOLOGY
New therapy found to prevent heart failure

TRANSITIONS
New program helps young adults with developmental disabilities move into the workforce

ARTS & MUSIC

Arts & Music

WORLD PREMIERE
An innovative theater program gives students a role in writing new work

EXOTIC MUSIC
Musicologist Ralph Locke explores ‘exotic’ stereotypes

GOOD MORNING,
AMERICA
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Eastman master’s student Ashley Benes wins Oscar dress worn by ABC-TV anchor

POTTER MANIA video icon
As Harry Potter returns to theaters, a YouTube favorite: Jeff Le ’07 playing the opening theme on the carillon

CONNECTIONS

CONNECTIONS

STAY CONNECTED
Check out a new set of free online services for all Rochester alumni

NEW ‘VENUS’
Nicholas Conard ’83,
’86 (MS) leads team that discovers oldest known female figurine

STEROID SLEUTH
Don Catlin ’65M (MD) is an all-star when it comes to combating sports doping

IN MEMORIAM
Optics leader Robert Hopkins ’45 (PhD)

CALENDAR

CALENDAR

LOCAL AND CAMPUS

UPSTATE ART
The 62nd Rochester–Finger Lakes Exhibition opens July 26 at the Memorial Art Gallery

REGIONAL

NATIONWIDE Alumni and parents celebrate Rochester students as they head to campus; find a ‘Summer Send-Off’ near you

 

HELPFUL LINKS

Alumni Relations

University Advancement

Athletics

Bookstores

Memorial Art Gallery Store

Newsroom

Rochester Review

Meliora Weekend
Oct. 8–11

Medical School Reunion
Oct. 15–17

 

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