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Rochester Review
March-April 2010
Vol. 72, No. 4

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March–April 2010 Avatar of Language

Paul Frommer ’65 is the creator of Na’vi, the native language of the humanoid heroes in director James Cameron’s blockbuster film Avatar. By Karen McCally

frommerHOLLYWOOD SET: Linguist and USC business professor Paul Frommer ’65 says taking part in the making of Avatar was an “absolutely thrilling experience.” (Photo: Blake Little for Rochester Review)
Poetic Appeal

Why does the art of poetry thrive in the age of instant communication? By Kathleen McGarvey

The Measure of Mountains

Rochester earth scientist Carmala Garzione is changing the way geologists think about the rise of mountain ranges. By Jonathan Sherwood ’04 (MA),’09S (MBA)

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