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@Rochester: Nov. 19, 2008

@Rochester: Nov. 19, 2008

Today's Forecast: PM Snow Showers, High 31°

Tomorrow: Snow, High 35°

In Today's Issue

  • University Press Announces Upcoming Titles
  • Local Writers Selected for College Award
  • Registration Open for Rochester Scholars Programs
  • Event Highlight: The Future of Entrepreneurship Education
  • Rochester in the News: President Seligman on Budget Planning
  • In Higher Education: With More Students Online, Will Faculty Follow?

News and Announcements

University Press Announces Upcoming Titles

The University of Rochester Press plans to release two new titles in December: a biography of modern African artist Ben Enwonwu by Sylvester Okwunodu Ogbechie and an examination of the kings' and lords' courts in Normandy by Zoë Schneider. Read more...

Local Writers Selected for College Award

Susan Williams and Bill Kauffman are the winners of the 2008 Andrew Eiseman Writers Award. Created in 2005 by the College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering, the award celebrates Rochester-area writers who have been published during the previous year. Read more...

Registration Opens for Rochester Scholars Programs

Registration for the University's pre-college academic programs, Rochester Scholars (grades 9-12) and Rochester Scholars Jr. (grades 6-8), is now open for the winter and spring 2009 sessions. New courses are being offered in science, math, history, and English. Scholarships are available. A discount applies for children and grandchildren of faculty, staff, and alumni. Download the brochure. Read more...

Events

 Wednesday, Nov. 19

The Future of Entrepreneurship Education: Gleason Hall 318/418. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar.

Rochester in the News

WROC-TV (Nov. 17)

"Stock Market Leaves Private Universities in a Pinch"

"As we go forward, universities are unusually nimble, and what this will mean is that in certain parts of the university, there are going to be significant impacts. In others, less so," says President Joel Seligman about proactive budget planning during the economic slowdown. Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (Nov. 17)

"With Students Flocking Online, Will Faculty Follow?"

As demand continues to grow, colleges are still mulling how online teaching fits into the scheme of things, with competing models for supporting (and paying) faculty. Read more...

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