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NEWS | May 2010

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COMMENCEMENT 2010 photo icon video icon
Nearly 3,000 new graduates celebrated with their family and friends as part of Rochester's 160th commencement exercises

CELEBRATING STUDENTS photo icon video icon
President Joel Seligman highlights student achievement in community address; see a list of student honorees photo icon

MEDICAL DEAN Mark Taubman formally installed as 10th dean of the School of Medicine & Dentistry photo icon video icon

DESIGNING ENGINEERS Biomedical engineering seniors design devices for hospitals and industry video icon

ECONOMIC LEADERSHIP Study highlights the University as example of 'knowledge-based' economic shift

NEW COACH Former Rochester assistant coach Luke Flockerzi to lead men's basketball

DIVERSITY OFFICER Medical school professor Vivian Lewis to oversee faculty diversity efforts

WHO WAS ROBIN HOOD? New movie puts English professor Tom Hahn in the media spotlight video icon

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DISCOVERY

Discovery

WIRED FOR LANGUAGE
Humans rely on several regions of the brain to understand language

FLOWER POWER
Purple periwinkles and the battle against inflammatory diseases

DYSTROPHY DISCOVERY
Heart drug helps reduce symptoms for some with muscular dystrophy

SCIENTIFIC LEAP
Rochester's 'Jumping Frog Lab' hops on genome project

ARTS & MUSIC

Art and Music

'BOOK' PARTY photo icon
Celebrating University authors and artists

MASTERPIECE THEATER
Philip Seymour Hoffman narrates 'Restoring a Masterpiece' film about Eastman Theatre

BASSOON GAGA video icon
Eastman students channel their inner Lady Gaga

WHOSE CULTURE?
Art Institute of Chicago director guest lecture: archeology and nationalism

CONNECTIONS

Connections

WORLDLY VIEW photo icon
The results of Rochester Review's  annual Study Abroad Photo Contest

PRICE POINTS
Simon faculty talk pricing in new blog

SUMMER SCHOOL?
Children of alumni may qualify for discounts on pre-college programs

SANCTIONS
Psi Upsilon found in violation of campus judicial code

CALENDAR

Calendar

ART & TREASURES
Shop Rochester's most prestigious garage sale, June 25-26

LOCAL & CAMPUS

CLOSING SOON
REMBRANDT: Etchings at MAG closes May 23

INNOVATIVE SERIES
ROCHESTER: Innovation and entrepreneurship, June 2 and Sept. 14

REGIONAL

WINE & EDUCATION
NYC: Learn about wine, health, and medical research, June 3

 

REUNIONS 2010: October 14 to 17
Reunions are being planned for Meliora Weekend and Eastman Weekend

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