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- New Ranking:
Rochester Listed in Top 25
- Meliora Weekend
- Coping with
- Trial of ARTstor
- Children's Hospital
Linguistics Lecture, Symphony Orchestra, Ying Quartet
- In the Headlines:
Kornberg's Nobel Prize, Gamm on Foley Scandal
Listed in Top 25 of Times of London Rankings
The University is ranked 21st among U.S. universities in a global listing
issued by the Times
of London on Thursday. Overall, Rochester moved up to 48th
in the world from 73rd last year.
Weekend Kicks Off Today
Meliora Weekend returns for its sixth year, promising a fresh look at
many of today’s important issues. Among the lineup for the three-day
event from October 6 to 8 are commentator and analyst Fareed Zakaria,
Harvard law professor Lani Guinier, news correspondent Lynn Sherr, and
other alumni guests and speakers.
Workshop Continues at Eastman School
The next Coping with Work and Family Stress class will be held at Eastman
School of Music from from noon to 1 p.m. for seven Tuesdays starting
October 24. The class is presented by Well-U, the University's employee
wellness program, in partnership with Strong EAP. Register online
or call 475-0432.
Hosts Trial of ARTstor database
River Campus Libraries is hosting a trial of the ARTstor database, which
includes approximately 500,000 images covering art, architecture, and
archeology. A demonstration will be held on Wednesday, October 11, at
10 a.m. in Rush Rhees Library G113. The trial continues through October
18. Contact Stephanie Frontz at email@example.com
with comments or questions.
Italian Eatery Opening to Benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital
Bellini’s Italian Eatery makes its debut in the Rochester community,
celebrating the grand opening of its Victor location October 10 and
11. All proceeds from the opening benefit Golisano Children’s
Hospital at Strong.
The Department of Linguistics is hosting a lecture by Laurence Horn
'65, professor of linguistics at Yale University, titled “From
Googling; Trade Names and 'Genericide' in Language and Law” from
3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Dewey 2110D. Reception follows in Lattimore Hall
Concert features more than 200 musicians, including the Symphony Orchestra,
Men’s and Women’s Choruses, and Chamber Singers, in a performance
of Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy with artist-in-residence
Zora Mihailovich at 7:30 p.m. in the Palestra.
Eastman’s Ying Quartet opens the Eastman-Ranlet Series with music
by Mozart and Shostakovich at 3 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall.
these calendars for more events: Currents,
of Nursing, and Memorial
in the News
ABC News (October
Wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Roger Kornberg, whose father, Arthur Kornberg '41M (MD), won a Nobel
Prize in 1959, was awarded the prize in chemistry Wednesday for his
work deciphering how cells take information from genes to produce proteins.
The Kornbergs are the sixth father and son to both win Nobel Prizes.
and Chronicle (October 5)
on Reynolds Continues
"This is exactly the wrong story to be dominating the airwaves
the last month before an election," says Gerald Gamm, chair of
the political science department, about the effects the Mark Foley scandal
is having on Rep. Thomas Reynolds's bid for re-election. "Reynolds
has worked all year to make the case that Republicans should connect
with voters in their districts."
of Higher Education (October 5)
an Unpublished Frost Poem Is Not as Rare as Media Hoopla Suggests, Scholars
"Last month, when the University of Virginia announced that one
of its graduate students had unearthed a previously unpublished poem
by Robert Frost in the university's special collections, the news media
sat up and took notice."
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