University of Rochester News (August 21, 2008)
08/21/2008 05:45 AM
@Rochester: August 21, 2008
@Rochester: August 21, 2008
Today's Forecast: Sunny, High 83°
Tomorrow: Sunny, High 87°
In Today's Issue
- Recent Grad Named Top Scholar Athlete by ECAC
- Parking Reminder: Freshman Move-In Day
- Musicians Wanted for College Ensembles
- Meliora Weekend Registration Opens at Noon Today
- Event Highlight: Your Health Education Series
- Rochester in the News: Warner School's Robert Noyce Scholars Program
- In Higher Education: Proportion of Professors Hired as Couples Rises
News and Announcements
Recent Grad Named Top Scholar Athlete by ECAC
Ashley VanVechten '08, who received numerous awards for her contributions on and off the soccer field, has been named as an ECAC Robbins Scholar-Athlete by the Eastern College Athletic Conference. Read more...
Parking Reminder: Freshman Move-In Day
Freshmen are scheduled to arrive on campus for move-in on Monday, August 25. This will have a significant effect on traffic and parking. Valentine Lot, Park Lot, and Intercampus Lot will be reserved for freshmen and their families on August 25. Faculty and staff who regularly park in these lots will be relocated to the River Road Lot (shuttle service provided from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.) or the Wilson North Lot. (View parking maps.
) For more information, call the River Campus Parking Office at 275-3983.
Musicians Wanted for College Ensembles
The Department of Music in the College is holding auditions and open calls for several ensembles. All experienced musicians from the University community and the greater Rochester area are invited to take part. Auditions begin Wednesday, Aug. 27. A complete list of audition times and locations, and descriptions of the ensembles are available online. Read more...
Meliora Weekend Registration Opens at Noon Today
Faculty and staff can register for Meliora Weekend events beginning at noon today. Read more...
Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (August 20)
"Rochester-Area Workers Forge a Path from Industry to Classroom"
Warner School student Chris Young, a multimedia programmer at Element K, is profiled in a story about efforts to draw professionals from science-related fields into education. Young's tuition is covered through the Warner School's Robert Noyce Scholars Program, which is funded through the National Science Foundation. Read more...
In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (August 20)
"Proportion of Professors Hired as Couples Rises, Study Finds"
"Thirty-six percent of professors at the nation's leading universities have partners who are also professors, and the proportion of faculty members who are hired as couples is on the rise." Read more...
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