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University of Rochester News (August 20, 2008) 08/20/2008 05:45 AM @Rochester: August 20, 2008

@Rochester: August 20, 2008

Today's Forecast: Sunny, High 75°

Tomorrow: Sunny, High 83°

In Today's Issue

  • Register Online for Meliora Weekend/Eastman Weekend 2008
  • Simon Alumnus Wins Gold at Beijing
  • Pediatric Outpatient Treatment Center Expands
  • Free Physicals Offered for Rochester-Area Students
  • Event Highlight: Research Rochester
  • Rochester in the News: WXXI Podcasts Featuring Rochester Faculty
  • In Higher Education: What Your Frosh Know (and Don't)

News and Announcements

Register Online for Meliora Weekend/Eastman Weekend 2008

Online registration for Meliora Weekend and Eastman Weekend 2008 opens Thursday, August 21. Headliners include CNN's Anderson Cooper, Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, and Tony Award-winning composer Charles Strouse '47E, as well as an array of programs and performances October 16-19. Read more...

Simon Alumnus Wins Gold at Beijing

Dominic Seiterle '05S (MBA), an Olympian whose earlier quests for a medal were interrupted while he was treated for thyroid cancer and a rare blood infection, has won a gold medal at the Beijing Olympics as part of a Canadian rowing team. Read more...

Pediatric Outpatient Treatment Center Expands

New York State Senator Jim Alesi has secured $250,000 for the renovation and expansion of the B&L Wholesale Pediatric Treatment Center at Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong. Read more...

Free Physicals Offered for Rochester-Area Students

School of Medicine and Dentistry students, faculty, and residents will conduct free physicals for Rochester-area students on Thursday, Aug. 28; Wednesday, Sept. 3; and Thursday, Sept. 4., from 6 to 8 p.m. Read more...


Friday, August 22

Research Rochester: River Campus. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more events:

Rochester in the News

WXXI 1370 Connection

"Featured Audio"

Listen to recent broadcasts featuring several University faculty members, including Tom DiPiero, senior associate dean of humanities; Richard Dees, associate professor of philosophy; Theodore Brown, professor of history and of community and preventive medicine; and Bob Sneider, instructor of jazz guitar at the Eastman School. Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (August 19)

"What Your Frosh Know (and Don't)"

"It can be depressing or humorous to realize that new students never experienced key moments in the history or culture that you experienced. Beloit College has a tradition of promoting better generational communication by releasing an annual 'mindset list' to remind academics about what freshmen have experienced—and what they have never experienced." Read more...

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