Wednesday's Forecast: Rain, High: 65°
- 5K Race Honors
- Arnold Photos
- The Now and
Tomorrow of Stem Cell Research
Sustainability Roundtable, Nursing Open House, Golf Benefit
- In the Headlines:
Frisina, Raimi, Gamm
Anthony Legacy Race Celebrates Suffragist's Work
The Susan B. Anthony Legacy Race, which commemorates Anthony's fight
to win women admission to the University, will be held on Sunday, September
24. The "5K Run/Walk for Women's Progress" is open to men
and women and is sponsored by the University's Susan B. Anthony Center
for Women's Leadership and the Susan B. Anthony House in Rochester.
by Arnold Showcased in New Exhibition
A career retrospective of the work of Charlie Arnold, a highly respected
Rochester photographer, printmaker, and xerographic artist, will open
on Friday, September 15, in the Rare Books and Special Collections Library.
The 60 photographic prints on display belong to the library's Charles
Rochester Review takes a closer look at stem cell research
at the University—the work scientists are focusing on now and
what they envision for the future.
The first Roundtable on Sustainability this fall will be held from noon
to 1:30 p.m. in the Hawkins-Carlson Room in Rush Rhees Library. The
roundtable was formed to provide a forum to discuss sustainability issues
on campus. All faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend the
meeting. Brown-bag lunches are welcome. (No Web link available.)
The School of Nursing will hold an open house to provide information
about courses and programs, including two new master's programs designed
to address the need for child mental-health practitioners. The open
house is from 4:30 to 7 p.m. in the Evarts Lounge in Helen Wood Hall.
A golf and dinner event on Saturday, September 30, at Greystone Golf
Club in Walworth benefits the Mt. Hope Family Center. Registration required.
Details available online and by calling x5-2991, ext. 238.
these calendars for more events: Currents,
Center, and Memorial
in the News
Robert Frisina, professor of otolaryngology, discusses new research
findings that suggest the most common form of hormone-replacement therapy
may harm hearing.
Street Journal (September 12)
Report Urges Return to Basics In Teaching Math
Ralph Raimi, professor emeritus of mathematics, describes new curriculum
guidelines released by the the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
as "a remarkable reversal." The council is advocating for
a renewed emphasis on the basics of math education such as multiplication
tables and long division. (Subscription required to view full article.)
and Chronicle (September 12)
Coming to Rochester for Kuhl
"Kuhl is clearly calculating that there is a very strong Republican
base in the district," says Gerald Gamm, chair of political science,
about the announcement that Vice President Dick Cheney will host a fundraising
dinner in Rochester for Republican Rep. Randy Kuhl's re-election campaign.
"He's going to need to mobilize the base and raise money."
The New York
Times (September 12)
Ends Early Admission
"Harvard University, breaking with a major trend in college admissions,
says it will eliminate its early admissions program next year, with
university officials arguing that such programs put low-income and minority
applicants at a distinct disadvantage in the competition to get into
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