News and Events

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3rd International Congress of the John Gower Society
Rush Rhees Library
6/30/2014 7:00am - 7/03/2014 5:00pm

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Summer Carillon Workshop
Rush Rhees Library
7/12/2014 10:00am - 4:45pm

Ongoing Events
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Exhibition: "Bring Back These Colors with Honor"
02/01/2014 - 08/15/2014, Rush Rhees Library, Great Hall
In May 1861, just a few weeks after the firing upon Fort Sumter which launched the Civil War, President Martin B. Anderson gave this...

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Exhibition: "Beyond Rochester’s ’64 Riots: 50 Years Seeking to Make One City Out of Two"
04/09/2014 - 10/05/2014, Friedlander Lobby, Rush Rhees Library
“Race Riots Rock Rochester: Curfew Imposed.” This Times of India headline on July 26, 1964 typifies hundreds throughout the...

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Exhibition: Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court"
05/27/2014 - 09/30/2014, Robbins Library, Rush Rhees Library (416)
“Mark Twain’s A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court: 125 Years of Visual and Literary Reinterpretation.”...

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Exhibition: "Acquiring Minds"
06/09/2014 - 08/22/2014, Rush Rhees Library, Q&i
In his inauguration as the University's fifth president, Cornelis de Kiewiet said, "A university is never fully mature. It must grow and...

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Exhibition: Imaging Gower
06/30/2014 - 07/18/2014, Rare Books and Special Collections, Rush Rhees Library
"Imaging Gower" showcases reproductions of illustrated pages from a variety of John Gower manuscripts, including more than 100...

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Exhibition: "The Mouse that Moved the Elephant"
07/25/2014 - 08/08/2014, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, Rush Rhees Library
The Mouse that Moved the Elephant: People and Organizations that Changed Rochester and the World, is an exhibition curated by students...

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Celebrating the Susan B. Anthony Dollar
July 2, 2014 is the 35th anniversary of the release of the Susan B. Anthony dollar. A photo of one of the coins, which is owned by the...

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Libraries Remember the Rochester Riots of 1964 (Video)
July 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of Rochester’s riots. The riots were classified as “most severe” and...

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