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@Rochester March 2, 2007

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Today's Forecast:
Rain and Snow Mix, High 41
Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy with Flurries, High 34

In Today's Issue

  • Women's History Month
  • Reading by Susan Howe
  • Creative Workshop Classes
  • ID Office Hours
  • Event Highlight: Health Insurance Symposium
  • Rochester in the News: Freshman Zach Boman on Narcissism
  • In Higher Ed: Finding the Right School

News and Announcements

University Celebrates Women's History Month
An evening with Helen Thomas on March 6 is just one of many events planned in honor of Women's History Month.    Read more...

Poet Susan Howe Featured in Plutzik Reading Series
The spring season of the Plutzik Reading Series continues with poet Susan Howe reading selections from her works at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, in the Welles-Brown Room in Rush Rhees Library.   Read more...

Register Now for Creative Workshop Classes
Registration now for an art class at the Memorial Art Gallery's Creative Workshop. The spring session, which begins April 16, includes classes in all media for preschool and school-age children, teens, and adults, as well as a survey of American art in the gallery's collection.    Read more...

ID Office Open During Spring Break
The ID Card Office/Customer Service Center on the River Campus will be open during Spring Break but will have abbreviated hours. The office will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 12 and March 14 to 16. The office will be closed all day on Tuesday, March 13.   


March 3
Health Insurance Symposium: Panel discussion about health insurance. Gowen Room, Wilson Commons, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  

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Rochester in the News

The Times, United Kingdom (March 1)
"How Self-Esteem Classes Are 'Breeding Selfish Generation' "
Zach Boman '10 disagrees with a recent report that suggests the current generation of college students is more narcissistic than generations past. "I think that young people of my generation are anything but self-centered. They are the most kind, gracious kids that ever lived. Whoever did the research must not have kids."   Read more...

In Higher Education

New York Times (February 28)
"A Fighter for Colleges That Have Everything but Status"
"At a time when ranking guides have fueled an obsession in many families on the top 10 or 20 colleges and universities, [independent college counselor Loren] Pope was among the first to encourage students and parents to think more broadly about what they want from a college education and where best to get one."   Read more...

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