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- Class of 2011
- Medical Center
Programs Selected for New Grants
- Campus Sustainability
Martin Luther King Jr. Appreciation Day, Winter Activities Fair
- Sports Buzz:
Basketball, Track, Swimming
- In the Headlines:
Gresh on James Bond, Fordham on Connotations of 'Black'
Site Introduces Class of 2011 to Campus, Curriculum
A recently launched Web site for the Class of 2011 offers incoming College
freshmen insight into University life through an interactive Web portal
that features virtual campus tours, interactive games, and message forums.
Art Explores Gender, Identity Issues
Artwork by 11 undergraduate students is featured in the annual exhibition
(en)GENDERED: identity, gender & art on display through Friday,
Feb. 2, in the Gallery at the Art and Music Library, located on the ground
floor of Rush Rhees Library.
Center Programs Among First to be Funded by New Foundation
Five Medical Center programs have been tapped by the Greater Rochester
Health Foundation for its inaugural Opportunity Grants. These are the
first awards distributed by the foundation which was created out of
the merger of health insurers Preferred Care and MVP Health Care.
A student-led project is the latest in a growing movement at Rochester
to make sustainability an institutional priority.
Martin Luther King Jr. Appreciation Day: Schlegel Hall Rotunda, 12:30
to 1:30 p.m.
Winter Activities Fair: May Room, Wilson Commons, 3 to 4:30 p.m.
for more events.
Get the latest
athletics news at www.rochester.edu/athletics.
Coming off championship victories in the Chase Tournament, the men's
and women's teams travel to St. Louis and Chicago this weekend. They
play at Washington University in St. Louis on Friday and the University
of Chicago on Sunday.
The men's and women's teams compete in the RIT Invitational on Saturday
at 10 a.m.
Also on Saturday, the men's and women's teams travel to Case Western
Reserve University for a 1 p.m. swimming and diving event.
in the News
Morning Herald (January 17)
Lois Gresh, technical communications director for science, technology,
engineering, and math, answers questions about the science behind some
of the gadgets seen in the James Bond films. Gresh is the coauthor of
The Science of James Bond, which was featured this month by
Scientific American Book Club.
and Chronicle (January 17)
into Recesses of Word 'Black'
"Paradoxically, black, as both an identity and a crayon color,
is concurrently loved and loathed, desired and despised," writes
Signithia Fordham, the Susan B. Anthony Professor of Gender and Women's
Studies and associate professor of anthropology, in a guest essay.
of Higher Education (January 17)
Students Receive Much More Merit-Based Aid Than Do Poorer Ones, Study
"Merit scholarships are disproportionately awarded to students
from high-income families, and the percentage of merit aid colleges
give out, compared to need-based aid, has increased significantly since
1994, according to report scheduled for release [Wednesday]."
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