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- Simon Moves
Up in BusinessWeek List
- Web-Based Tools
for Grad Students
- Autism Conference
- Concerts at
KEY Info. Session, Chemical Biology Symposium
- In the Headlines:
Treanor on Bird Flu Vaccine
School Rises in BusinessWeek Top 30 List
The Simon School is ranked 28th among the nation's top 30 graduate business
schools by BusinessWeek magazine in its “Best Business
Schools of 2006” ranking in the October
23 issue. The school ranked 29th in the 2004 biennial survey.
Supports a Model for Graduate Students' Academic Pursuits
The River Campus Libraries will receive more than $320,000 to improve
Web-based tools for graduate students to support the writing of the
doctoral dissertation, academic collaboration, and the accessibility
of scholarly work.
Conference Details Paths from Research to Practice
Golisano Children’s Hospital at Strong’s annual Andrew J.
Kirch Conference, this year titled "Autism: From Research to Practice,"
aims to distill the latest information on autism.
at Washington Square Kicks Off Fall Series
"Ten Strings," featuring the guitar-viola duo of Jason Sah
and Mark DeMott, opens the lunchtime concert series Eastman at Washington
Square on October 19. Concerts take place every Thursday at the First
Universalist Church, corner of South Clinton and Court Streets, beginning
at 12:15 p.m. and ending at 12:45 p.m. Brown-bag lunches are welcome
during the performances.
This year's Harrison Howe Award Symposium honors Laura Kiessling, professor
of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin at Madison,
with a day-long program of presentations and talks in Strong Auditorium.
Learn more about the Kauffman Entrepreneurial Year (KEY) Program during
an information session at 4 p.m. in Lattimore 311. The program allows
students to take a fifth year, free of tuition, to work on an entrepreneurial
these calendars for more events: Currents,
of Nursing, and Memorial
in the News
(October 12, 2006)
of Novel Bird Flu Vaccine Studied
"It is something a lot of people are very, very interested in.
It does have some major implications for policy," says John Treanor,
professor of medicine, about new research that suggests a priming vaccine
shot could be an effective way to protect people against bird flu. (See
the related Medical
Center press release.)
Ed (October 13)
Brief History of American Ph.D.s
"NSF study reviews 80 years of doctoral education, with a potpourri
of facts and findings."
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