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@Rochester: June 3, 2008

@Rochester: June 3, 2008

Today's Forecast: Showers, High 73°

Tomorrow: Showers, High 71°

In Today's Issue

  • Rochester Graduates Earn Record Number of Fulbrights
  • Summer Season at Eastman School Features Variety of Concerts
  • 'Hot Blues for the Homeless' Benefit Concert: A Tribute to Son House
  • Event Highlight: Homeownership Education Classes
  • Rochester in the News: David Primo on Hillary Clinton's Future
  • In Higher Ed: Alumni Magazines Struggle to Compete With Facebook

News and Announcements

Rochester Graduates Earn Record Number of Fulbrights

Six graduating seniors and a recent alumnus will receive prestigious Fulbright Scholarships for 2008-09 to study and perform research abroad. The new total of seven marks a record number of Fulbright Scholars chosen from the College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering. Read more...

Summer Season at Eastman School Features Variety of Concerts

From faculty and guest artist recitals to choral music reading sessions and the Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition, the summer schedule at the Eastman School is packed with performances offering something for everyone. Read more...

'Hot Blues for the Homeless' Benefit Concert: A Tribute to Son House

Musicians will pay tribute to seminal Mississippi Delta bluesman Eddie "Son" House during a tribute concert on Sunday, June 8. Proceeds will be donated to the Catholic Family Center to help toward the construction of a permanent housing facility for homeless men. Read more...

Events

Tuesday, June 3

Homeownership Education Classes: Ongoing series. Medical Center. Noon to 1 p.m. and 1 to 2 p.m.

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

Rochester in the News

Bloomberg.com (May 30)

"Clinton Will Have Abundant Future Options, All With Obstacles"

"She will pursue whichever course will help her achieve her ultimate goal: becoming president," says David Primo, assistant professor of political science, in a report about Senator Hillary Clinton. "All of her roles from here on in, just like her job as senator, are steppingstones to the Democratic presidential nomination, whether in 2012 or 2016." Read more...

In Higher Education

New York Times (June 2)

"Alumni Magazines Struggle to Compete With Facebook"

"The advent of social networking Web sites has created a quandary for alumni magazines, which have been slow to embrace the Web." Read more...

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