University of Rochester News (May 1, 2008)
05/01/2008 05:45 AM
@Rochester: May 1, 2008
@Rochester: May 1, 2008
Today's Forecast: Partly Sunny with Showers, High 57°
Tomorrow: Showers, High 65°
In Today's Issue
- Eastman School Community Remembers Gretchen Snedeker
- Noontime Carillon Concert Features World Premiere
- Research on Aging Spotlighted in Fourth Annual Event
- Event Highlight: China in the 20th and 21st Centuries
- Sports Buzz: Track Championships at Home, Baseball Clinchs League Title
- Rochester in the News: The University's Enprepreneurial Studies
- Inside Higher Ed: Tuition Costs Continue to Rise Faster Than Inflation
News and Announcements
Eastman School Community Remembers Gretchen Snedeker
Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend a memorial concert to commemorate the life of hornist Gretchen Snedeker, a graduate student who died in a car crash on April 10. The concert at 12:30 p.m. Monday, May 5, in Kilbourn Hall will include recordings of some of her own performances along with selections by the Eastman Horn Choir and Tuba Mirum, as well as
performances by Professors Paul O’Dette and W. Peter Kurau and several of her
student colleagues. A reception follows on Cominsky Promenade. Read more...
Tomorrow's Noontime Carillon Concert Features World Premiere
Be sure to step outside the office or classroom on May 2 at noon for a rare concert of bells and electronic music. As part of the Spring Concert Series, the Eastman Computer Music Center will present a carillon concert from the University's Hopeman Memorial Carillon performed by Eastman graduate students Tiffany Ng '08 and Randall Harlow. The music is best heard on the half of the Eastman Quadrangle closest to Rush Rhees Library.
Research on Aging Spotlighted in Fourth Annual Event
The Fourth Annual Aging Research Day kicks off Friday, May 2, at 10 a.m. in the Computer Studies Building Room 209. Read more...
Track and Field: Rochester hosts NYSCTC Championships on May 2 and 3.
Baseball: The Yellowjackets clinch the regular season Liberty League championship. Rochester will host the league playoffs at Towers Field on May 8 to 11.
Rochester in the News
New York Times (May 1)
"The Classroom Path to Entrepreneurship"
Rochester is highlighted as one of 19 universities to receive funding from the Kauffman Foundation to offer entrepreneurial studies as part of the Kauffman Campuses Initiative and Higher Education Program. Read more...
In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (April 30)
"Tuition Increases Are Expected to Keep Outpacing Inflation"
"Most financial officers at private colleges said they expect such a rise to continue, and many put part of the blame on the competition to offer special amenities." Read more...
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