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- Biosensor Helps
- Benefits Expo
- Seven Athletes
Named Garnish Scholars
- Simon Students
Anthony Institute Seminar, Presidential Powers
- In the Headlines:
‘Living Chip’ Changes Science of Disease Monitoring
A biotech company founded by Medical Center cardiologist Spencer Rosero
is developing implantable biosensors to create a “biological chip.”
When implanted, this chip will detect physiologic and chemical changes
with faster, improved accuracy.
Expo 2006: September 19 to 21
Faculty and staff can learn more about many of the services and programs
available to University employees at the Benefits Expo 2006, an annual
event sponsored by Human Resources.
Athletes Selected as 2006 Garnish Scholars
The seven winners of the 2006 Garnish Scholar Award at the University
are student-athletes who combine academic excellence with strong contributions
to their intercollegiate sports team. The recipients are Mary DiMatteo
'07 (field hockey), Jena Robertson '07 (softball), Zack Freed '07 (swimming),
Nick Zappia '07 (football), Emily Bango '07 (basketball), Susan Johnson
'07 (volleyball), and Joseph Lust '07 (track and field).
Students Craft Business School Credo
Students at the Simon School have created the nation's first student-crafted
business school credo. All incoming students are now required to state
and sign the set of principles.
a Look Back at Yellowjacket Weekend
Convocation was the kick off to a three-day celebration of the new academic
year. Sample a few of the sights from Yellowjacket Weekend 2006.
Susan B. Anthony Institute Research Seminar: Joan Saab, associate professor
of art and art history, discusses “The Parental Public Sphere."
Lattimore Hall 540, 12:30 to 2 p.m.
UR the Vote presents a 2006 midterm election discussion titled "Presidential
Powers and Wartime Activities," featuring President Seligman, Students'
Association president Alexander Pearlman '07, and Assistant Professor
of Political Science Valeria Sinclair-Chapman. Reception follows. Wilson
Commons, Gowen Room, 7:30 p.m. (No Web link available.)
these calendars for more events: Currents,
Center, and Memorial
in the News
Herald (September 15)
Flu Vaccine ‘Promising’
John Treanor, professor of medicine, says work to develop a bird flu
vaccine made with live viruses is "very promising. . . . The thing
that really makes sense as a vaccine for pandemic flu is a live vaccine."
Division III Standout Sees the Light
The article profiles Stephen Goodridge '08, who is majoring in optics
and who won the NCAA Division III Men's Championship last season and
was named the Division III player of the year. (No Web link available.)
Science Monitor (September 13)
College Life by the Numbers
"As colleges reopen, here's a statistical snapshot of life on campus—without
any calculus thrown in."
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