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@Rochester — July 30, 2007

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Today's Forecast:
Mostly Sunny, High 83°
Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny, High 85°

In Today's Issue

  • Sue S. Stewart Named Senior Vice President, General Counsel
  • Study Finds Prenatal Stress Keeps Infants, Toddlers up at Night
  • Golisano Foundation Partners with Warner School
  • University of Rochester Press Publishes In-Depth Study of Early Modern France
  • Event Highlight: Final Concert in Carillon Series
  • Rochester in the News: H. Allen Orr Reviews a Book on Darwinism
  • In Higher Ed: Opening a Door to College With Essays

News and Announcements

Sue S. Stewart Named Senior Vice President, General Counsel
Sue S. Stewart has been named senior vice president and general counsel for the University of Rochester. Her appointment became effective this month.   Read more...

Prenatal Stress Keeps Infants, Toddlers up at Night, Study Says
Anxious or depressed mothers-to-be are at increased risk of having children who will experience sleep problems in infancy and toddlerhood, finds a study that published this month in Early Human Development. Thomas O'Connor, associate professor of psychiatry, is lead author of the report.   Read more...

Golisano Foundation Partners with Warner School to Help Youth with Developmental Disabilities
The Golisano Foundation has announced a unique partnership with the Warner School of Education to enhance the quality of life for young people with developmental disabilities.   Read more...

University of Rochester Press Publishes In-Depth Study of Early Modern France
The University of Rochester Press has recently published Law, City, and King: Legal Culture, Municipal Politics, and State Formation in Early Modern Dijon, an in-depth examination of political activities in early modern France that opens up new perspectives on the local workings of the French state and the experiences of those who participated in it.    Read more...

Events

July 30
Hopeman Memorial Carillon Summer Recital: The final recital in the carillon series will feature Charles Dairay of France. Eastman Quadrangle. 7 p.m.  

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar

Rochester in the News

New York Review of Books (August 16)
"A Religion for Darwinians?"
In the latest issue, H. Allen Orr, Shirley Cox Kearns Professor of Biology, reviews Philip Kitcher's new book, Living with Darwin: Evolution, Design, and the Future of Faith. Kitcher, the John Dewey Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University, is a leading philosopher of science and his latest book considers the extent to which Darwinism poses problems to religious belief.   Read more...

In Higher Education

New York Times (July 27)
"Making a Hard-Life Story Open a Door to College"
"A workshop for low-income students teaches them that their life experiences can be as powerful as stellar grades."   Read more...

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