Thursday's Forecast: Mostly Cloudy, High: 31°
Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, High: 32°
- Survey to Measure
- Road Trips,
Pollution, and Heart Disease
- Concerts Celebrate
- Event Highlight:
Garth Fagan Lecture
- Sports Buzz:
Football Honors, Track, Squash, Basketball
in the News: Seligman on SEC Delays, Zupan on Growing Interest
in Environmental Studies
- In Higher
of Student Well-Being Kicks Off Today
All undergraduate students over 18 years old at the University will
find a survey in their e-mail inboxes today that will ask questions
about their health, lifestyle, and how they deal with everyday stressors.
The Survey of Student Well-Being, which is being administered on the
River Campus as part of the Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide,
will give researchers a better sense of how students cope with the pressures
of college life and what helps them live healthier and happier lives.
on a Road Trip Reveal Pollution-Heart Disease Risk
Rats that rode in a truck on the New York State Thruway between Rochester
and Buffalo and were exposed to the same highway pollution that motorists
encounter, showed a drop in heart rate and effects on the autonomic
nervous system, according to a study lead by Alison Elder, research
assistant professor of environmental medicine.
Celebrates the Music of New York Composer David Lang
The Eastman School presents two days of back-to-back concerts featuring
the music of one of today’s most prominent New York composers,
Garth Fagan Lecture: Memorial Art Gallery, 7 p.m.
for more events.
Get the latest
athletics news at www.rochester.edu/athletics.
Three players have been selected as Honorable Mention All-Americans
by Don Hansen’s Football Gazette and a fourth has earned All-Region
The men's and women's teams compete in an invitational at RIT on Friday
at 4:30 p.m.
The team hosts St. Lawrence University on Friday at 6 p.m.
The Yellowjackets travel to Emory University and Case Western Reserve
University this weekend.
in the News
Cox Stalls Options Crackdown by Delaying Vote
President Seligman comments on a delayed ruling from the Securities
and Exchange Commission regarding the fraudulent stock options probe.
"At some point, there are costs to proceeding too slowly,"
Times (January 29)
Education: Global Warming Has Become a Hot Topic
Simon School Dean Mark Zupan discusses the growing interest among business
students in environmental studies and issues such as climate change.
"It's definitely in the forefront of their minds," says Zupan.
"About every month or so, I talk to a student who says he wants
to make it his passion—whether coming up with alternative energy
mechanisms or promoting energy conservation or working on the policy
Ed (January 31)
"At meeting of accreditors, officials acknowledge need to measure
student learning, but fear oversimplification."
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