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- Senior Wins
- Simon Listed
38th in the World by Financial Times
- New Releases
- Tips on Home
- Fun Fitness
Camp for Kids
- Event Highlight:
Relay for Life
in the News: Warner on Stock Prices, Polyphonic.org, Seligman
on Economic Development
- In Higher
Awarded Churchill Scholarship
Robert Penna '07 has been awarded the prestigious Churchill Scholarship
and will attend Cambridge University's Churchill College in the fall,
pursuing a Certificate of Graduate Study in Mathematics—Part III
of the Math Tripos.
School Rises Among World's Top Business Schools in Financial Times
The Simon School is ranked 38th, up from 40th in 2006, among the world's
top 100 business schools in an annual survey by the Financial Times
of London. Simon tied for 22nd among United States business schools.
Releases from Microsoft–What You Need to Know
Microsoft has released new versions of its three most popular products:
Windows Vista, Microsoft Office 2007, and Internet Explorer 7.0. As
with any major new release, it is recommended that users wait to purchase
and install these in order to ensure productivity. University IT providers
are working to test Windows-based and browser-based applications to
determine compatibility with these new products. Full details can be
found at www.rochester.edu/ITS/itscenter/msupdate.
What to Expect When Buying a Home
The Financial Health Bites series continues with four information sessions
that focus on the basics of home buying. The next session will be held
on Tuesday, February 6, at the Medical Center at 7 p.m. RSVP at least
five days in advance by calling 292-1220.
Fitness Camp Offered during February Break
With activities like swimming and ice skating, why not bring the kids
to work? Fun Fitness Camp at the Medical Center Fitness and Wellness
Center will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on February 19 to 23. The
camp is open to boys and girls ages 7 to 12. For more information, call
275-2706, or visit www.urmc.rochester.edu/wellness/youth.cfm.
Colleges Against Cancer: Relay for Life kick-off. May Room, Wilson Commons,
for more events.
in the News
Journal (January 27)
of CEO Doesn't Mean Stock Is Suddenly a Bargain
A report about recent CEO departures and the effect on stock prices
quotes Jerold Warner, Fred H. Gowen Professor of Business Administration
and professor of finance at the Simon School. (Subscription required.)
Journal (January 25)
Solo Auditions Harm Orchestras?
The Informed Reader, a blog featured on the Wall Street Journal's Web
site, spotlights a recent online discussion about symphony orchestra
auditions hosted on the Eastman School's Polyphonic.org.
and Chronicle (January 28)
In a guest essay, President Seligman highlights some of the region's
strengths and the potential for more knowledge-based industries to spur
The New York
Times (January 27)
the Books for Financial Aid to College
"As the price of a degree at a private college shoots toward the
cost of a Lamborghini, parents and grandparents are looking for a leg
up as well as to correct mistakes that could cost them dearly when applying
for need-based financial aid."
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