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@Rochester — May 17, 2007

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Today's Forecast:
Mostly Cloudy, High 52°
Tomorrow: Intermittent Clouds, High 59°

In Today's Issue

  • Changes Planned for Campus Bus Service
  • Goergen Hall Officially Opens Today
  • Scholarships Honor Alumnus Killed on September 11
  • Rochester Hosts National Conference on Cancer Survivorship
  • Library Book Drop Closes for the Summer
  • Geva on the Lawn at MAG
  • Event Highlight: Simon Executive Experience Day
  • Rochester in the News: Jonathan Burdick on Growing Popularity of the 'New Ivies'
  • In Higher Ed: B-Schools and Business Ethics

News and Announcements

Changes Planned for Campus Bus Service
Bus service covering University campuses will switch to a private company and offer flexibility in schedules and customized vehicles for the University community beginning September 1.   Read more...

Goergen Hall Officially Opens Today
The Robert B. Goergen Hall for Biomedical Engineering and Optics officially opens today during a dedication ceremony this afternoon. "It is my hope that these laboratories, classrooms, and common spaces will continue to foster groundbreaking research, education, and collaboration across disciplines for many generations to come," says trustee and alumnus Robert B. Goergen.    Read more...

Scholarships Honor Alumnus Killed on September 11
More than $110,000 has been raised for the Jeremy L. Glick Memorial Scholarship, and the first two students to benefit from the fund were announced recently at the Fraternity and Sorority Community Reception.   Read more...

Rochester Hosts National Conference on Cancer Survivorship
The James P. Wilmot Cancer Center is leading a national effort to improve the quality of life for the more than a million people who've survived cancer and moved on with life. Scientists and oncologists from throughout the country will gather for the Cancer Survivorship Research and Education scientific workshop Thursday and Friday at the Memorial Art Gallery.    Read more...

Rush Rhees Library Book Drop Closes for the Summer
The book drop outside Rush Rhees Library will be closed this summer due to construction. Borrowers who rely on the book drop to return library materials are encouraged to do so before the end of May. During the summer, people will be directed to the outdoor drop at Carlson Library. Those returning a large number of books also will be able to make special arrangements in advance by calling 275-5804 or e-mailing RRLCIRCREQ@library.rochester.edu.   

Geva on the Lawn at MAG
Join Geva Comedy Improv for a unique evening of interactive theater on May 21 at 7 p.m. at the Memorial Art Gallery. Admission is free; food will be available for purchase.   Read more...

Events

May 18
Simon Executive Experience Day: Schlegel Hall. 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar

Rochester in the News

New York Times (May 16)
"Ivy League Admissions Crunch Brings New Cachet to Next Tier"
"I'm sure part of what we're seeing is people are saying, 'Well, if the Ivies and Duke are inaccessible, where do I go to get a similar academic experience?' " says Jonathan Burdick, dean of admissions and financial aid, in a report about the growing popularity of schools such as Rochester that were recently designated as the "New Ivies."   Read more...

In Higher Education

The Economist (May 10)
"New Graduation Skills"
"As business schools start to teach more ethics and practical skills, enrollments are climbing again."   Read more...

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