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@Rochester: May 12, 2008

@Rochester: May 12, 2008

Today's Forecast: Showers, High 51°

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, High 61°

In Today's Issue

  • Faculty and Students Recognized
  • CTSI Laboratory Support Center: Lab Costs Funding Available
  • Summer Registration Open for Eastman Community Music School
  • Students Compete for Mark Ain Business Plan Competition
  • BME Students Present Senior Design Projects
  • Event Highlight: Keith Smith Books: Pages as Stages
  • Rochester in the News: President Seligman on SEC Appointee
  • Inside Higher Ed: Top Colleges Dig Deeper in Wait Lists for Students

News and Announcements

Faculty and Students Recognized

The University congratulates faculty and students who have earned national recognition and teaching awards during the past academic year. Read more...

CTSI Laboratory Support Center: Lab Costs Funding Available

The University Clinical and Translational Science Institute's Laboratory Support Center announces the availability of laboratory cost support for clinical and translational research projects. The center plans to provide up to $50,000 for laboratory costs for pilot data, supporting data, or data needed to complete an initial study. The deadline for submissions is May 19. Read more...

Summer Registration Open for Eastman Community Music School

The Eastman Community Music School is accepting registrations for its summer programs for youth currently in grades 2 through 12, with many programs also open to adults. All programs are held at the Eastman School. Discounts for University employees are available. Send questions to summer@esm.rochester.edu. Read more...

Students Compete for Mark Ain Business Plan Competition

Aspiring student entrepreneurs will present their business models to a panel of judges on Wednesday, May 14, from 4 to 6 p.m. in Schlegel Hall. The winning student team receives $10,000 toward the implementation of its business plan. The event is free and open to the public. Read more...

BME Students Present Senior Design Projects

On Tuesday, May 13, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., biomedical engineering students who took part in the Senior Design Project will present posters of their work in Munnerlyn Atrium in Goergen Hall. Students also will have prototypes of their work on display. The event is free and open to students, faculty, and employees. Read more...

Events

Ongoing

Keith Smith Books: Pages as Stages: Rush Rhees Library, Rare Books and Special Collections. Through Sept. 15

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

Rochester in the News

Wall Street Journal (May 7)

"Bush to Nominate Paredes to SEC"

President Joel Seligman comments on the appointment of Troy Paredes, a Washington University law professor, to fill a Republican commissioner slot at the Securities and Exchange Commission. Paredes "is extraordinarily diligent in mastering not merely the legal complexities but the context of securities law," says Seligman, former dean of Washington University's law school and one of the nation's leading experts on securities law. "He is someone who will bring to the Securities and Exchange Commission energy and wisdom beyond his years." Also reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Read more...

In Higher Education

New York Times (May 9)

"Top Colleges Dig Deeper in Wait Lists for Students"

"In what may be a happy surprise for thousands of high school seniors, Harvard plans to offer admission to 150 to 175 students on its waiting list, and Princeton and the University of Pennsylvania each expect to take 90, creating ripples that will send other highly selective colleges deeper into their waiting lists as well." Read more...

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