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Seven University students to participate in Mark Morris Shadow Program

Seven University students to participate in Mark Morris Shadow Program

March 13, 2014

It is not every day a teacher tells his students to begin class by tapping their heads or rolling on the ground from side to side. However, this is precisely how class began for the 14 University dance students who attended a modern dance class at the Dance Administration Building on Monday, taught b...

The Music and Movement of People with Parkinson’s Disease

The Music and Movement of People with Parkinson’s Disease

By Stephanie Kim

February 24, 2014

Gretchen Potter was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease at the age of 39 — the earliest onset of Parkinson’s disease Carle Foundation Hospital had witnessed at that time. Now, at the age of 66, she said she has found a way to forget she has Parkinson’s at all.  On the third Friday of every mon...