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@Rochester: July 3, 2008

Today's Forecast: Showers, High 76°

Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny, High 75°

In Today's Issue

  • Partnership Adds New Bilingual Literacy Component to Summer Institute
  • Eastman Opera Theatre Featured on New CD
  • Event Highlight: Gallery Tour, Independence Day
  • Rochester in the News: President Seligman on the Appointment of Nursing's New Dean
  • In Higher Ed: Viewbook Diversity vs. Real Diversity

News and Announcements

Partnership Adds Bilingual Literacy Component to Summer Institute

Eighteen local educators participating in the 2008 Genesee Valley Writing Project Summer Institute will have the opportunity to explore bilingual literacy education thanks to a $15,000 Research Foundation grant through The College at Brockport State University of New York. Read more...

Eastman Opera Theatre Featured on New CD

Eastman Opera Theatre is featured on a new CD from Albany Records, which also features first recordings of a pair of one-act operas by the distinguished American composer Lee Hoiby. Read more...


Thursday, July 3

Gallery Highlights Tour: Memorial Art Gallery. 6:30 p.m.

Friday, July 4

University Holiday: Happy Independence Day!

For more events:

Rochester in the News

Democrat and Chronicle (July 2)

"URMC Names Sleep Expert to Lead Its Nursing School"

President Seligman comments on the appointment of Kathy Parker, an Emory University professor, as the new dean of the School of Nursing: "We have the dean to take us to the next level, " said Seligman during the July 1 announcement at the Medical Center. "You're going to love Kathy. She's the clinician, she's a researcher, she's world-class in her science. She's a nice person." Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (July 2)

"Viewbook Diversity vs. Real Diversity"

A sociologist documents the extent to which colleges' brochures give the impression that they have more black students than they actually do. Read more...

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