University of Rochester

@Rochester — August 9, 2007


Today's Forecast:
Scattered Storms, High 85°
Tomorrow: Scattered Storms, High 80°

In Today's Issue

  • Volunteer at the Clothesline Festival
  • School of Medicine and Dentistry Names New Core Facilities Director
  • Event Highlight: Staff Infection 3
  • Rochester in the News: Selected News Coverage for July
  • In Higher Ed: Enrollment Surge for Women

News and Announcements

Volunteer at the Clothesline Festival
The Memorial Art Gallery is looking for volunteers for the 2007 Clothesline Festival, September 8-9. Volunteers receive free admission to the festival before or after their shifts. Sign up online.   

School of Medicine and Dentistry Names New Core Facilities Director
The School of Medicine and Dentistry has named Sally Quataert director of core facilities. In the newly created position, Quataert will be responsible for the business, financial, logistical, regulatory, and personnel management of all core research facilities, effective September 1.   Read more...


Through August 31
exhibit photoStaff Infection 3: A juried exhibition featuring works by library staff. Gallery at the Art and Music Library, Rush Rhees Library. Artist reception: August 15, 4 to 6 p.m.  

For more events:

Rochester in the News

July 2007
"Selected News Coverage"
Sample July's local and national news coverage of the University community.   Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (August 7)
"Enrollment Surge for Women"
"As concern has grown about declining enrollments of men generally in higher education, engineering colleges and technology institutes have the opposite problem: not enough women. But more than two years after Larry Summers thrust the controversy over women in the sciences into the spotlight, a number of technologically oriented colleges have posted significant gains in women's enrollment that admissions officers are attributing in part to beefed-up outreach efforts."   Read more...

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