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@Rochester — June 18, 2007

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Today's Forecast:
Sunny, 87°
Tomorrow: Scattered thunderstorms, 90°

In Today's Issue

  • Simon Students Serve as LPGA Interpreters
  • Student Athletes Join Academic All-American Rosters
  • Eastman Jazz Heard from New York to Rotterdam
  • Brazilian Firm Sends Execs to the Simon School
  • Cardiac, Stroke Programs Recognized
  • Event Highlight: Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition
  • Rochester in the News: Landsburg's New Book
  • In Higher Ed: Grads Face Decisions on Loans

News and Announcements

Simon MBA Students to Serve as Interpreters at Wegmans LPGA Pro-Am
MBA students at the Simon School have again been asked by the Ladies Professional Golf Association to serve as native interpreters for its Asian golfers during the Wegmans LPGA Pro-Am on Wednesday, June 20, at Locust Hill Country Club. The native interpreters are part of the Simon School's English Language and U.S. Culture Program, now in its 13th year.   Read more...

Student Athletes Join Academic All-American Rosters
Junior field hockey goaltender Rachel Cahan and junior golfer Stephen Goodridge have been named to national at-large Academic All-American teams.   Read more...

Eastman Jazz Heard from New York to Rotterdam
Musicians from the Eastman School are on the bill of the upcoming JVC Jazz Festival in New York City and will be participating in the North Sea Jazz Festival next month in Rotterdam in the Netherlands.   Read more...

Brazilian Firm Sends Execs to the Simon School
Odebrecht, the largest construction company in Brazil, is sending 24 of its senior executives to the Simon Graduate School of Business next week for four days of intensive business training. Simon School faculty will provide Odebrecht executives with an immersion in business concepts, current global business trends, and support Odebrecht's commitment to developing a world-class atmosphere for the retention, and professional growth and development, of its personnel.   Read more...

Cardiac, Stroke Programs Recognized
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has awarded two Get With the Guidelines Annual Performance Achievement Awards to Strong Memorial Hospital for meeting high standards for coronary artery disease and stroke care.   Read more...

Events

June 17 through September 2
61st Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition: Memorial Art Gallery.   

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar

Rochester in the News

National Review Online (June 14)
"Shocked, Shocked . . . But Not Much Else"
A review of More Sex Is Safer Sex, a new book by Steven Landsburg, professor of economics at Rochester and columnist for Slate magazine, notes that Landsburg deserves credit for helping to spark a recent flurry of popular books about economic analysis with his 1993 book, The Armchair Economist.   Read more...

In Higher Education

Boston Globe (June 14)
"Grads Face Complex Decision: Whether to Consolidate Loans"
“College graduates with heavy student loan debt face a complicated landscape this year as they approach the annual decision whether to consolidate their loans into a single payment plan.”   Read more...

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