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@Rochester — Feb. 19, 2008


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In Today's Issue

  • Study Answers Question of Muscles and Blood Flow
  • Business Ethics Focus of Lecture at Simon School
  • Saxophonist Rich Perry Joins New Jazz Ensemble in Concert
  • Alumnus Discusses Entrepreneurial Identity & Lifestyle
  • Event Highlight: Ossia
  • Rochester in the News: President Seligman Talks about SEC and Credit Crunch
  • In Higher Ed: The Enduring Appeal of The Great Gatsby

News and Announcements

How Do Flexing Muscles Call For More Blood?
Medical Center researchers have solved a longstanding mystery about how flexing muscles “tell” nearby blood vessels that they need more blood to perform, according to a study published Monday in the journal Circulation Research. Read more...

Business Ethics Focus of Lecture at Simon School
Former stockbroker Patrick Kuhse will share his story of going from successful entrepreneur to international fugitive and convicted felon to national lecturer on business ethics as part of a panel discussion on ethics at the Simon Graduate School of Business from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Feb. 22, in Room 318/418 of Gleason Hall. Read more...

Saxophonist Rich Perry Joins New Jazz Ensemble in Concert
Tenor saxophonist Rich Perry will be the guest artist with the Eastman New Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dave Rivello, at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in Kilbourn Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. Read more...

Alumnus Discusses Entrepreneurial Identity & Lifestyle
Dennis Rebelo ’91, president of University Business Consultants, a leadership and business development consultancy, will discuss his work with entrepreneurs, including how creating a personal success narrative fuels entrepreneurial activity, during a talk at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, in Schlegel 102. Read more...

Events

Tuesday, Feb. 19
Ossia. The free concert is a collaboration with the Eastman Computer Music Center. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar

Rochester in the News

Financial Week (Feb. 18)
"SEC Drift Said to Prevent Action on Credit Crunch"
President Joel Seligman is quoted in a story that looks at what some analysts see as the SEC’s slow response to a credit crunch that has been fueled by the collapse of the subprime mortgage market. “Can the SEC avoid write-downs by banks? Of course not,” says Seligman, who is a board member at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. “But I've been hearing at [FINRA] board meetings that regulators said they knew this thing [the credit crisis] was coming six months ago but misgauged the impact.” Read more... The Associated Press story also was reported by -->

In Higher Education

New York Times (Feb. 17)
"Gatsby’s Green Light Beckons a New Set of Strivers"
“Some educators say the best way to engage racially and ethnically diverse students in reading is with books that mirror their lives and culture. But others say that while a variety of literary voices is important, ‘Gatsby’—still required reading at half the high schools in the country—resonates powerfully among urban adolescents, many of them first- and second-generation immigrants, who are striving to ascend in 21st-century America.” Read more...

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