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University of Rochester News (July 23, 2008) 07/23/2008 05:45 AM @Rochester: July 23, 2008

@Rochester: July 23, 2008

Today's Forecast: T-Storms, High 77°

Tomorrow: T-Storms, High 79°

In Today's Issue

  • School of Medicine Names New Dean for Graduate Education
  • Wilmot Cancer Center Offers VIP View for Rochester Twilight Criterium
  • Event Highlight: Understanding the University's Retirement Program
  • Rochester in the News: Steven Landsburg on Phil Gramm's 'Mental Recession' Comment, Rochester Sophomore Featured in Summer Theater
  • In Higher Education: Space Utilization

News and Announcements

School of Medicine Names New Dean for Graduate Education

Edith Lord, professor of microbiology and immunology and of oncology, has been named the School of Medicine and Dentistry's senior associate dean for graduate education. Read more...

Wilmot Cancer Center Offers VIP View for Rochester Twilight Criterium

Fans of the Rochester Twilight Criterium can enjoy an evening of dinner and premium views at the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center VIP dinner Saturday, August 9, at the Blue Cross Arena. Read more...


Wednesday, July 23

Understanding the University's Retirement Program: Medical Center. Noon to 1 p.m.

For more events:

Rochester in the News

LA Times (July 21)

"Was Phil Gramm Right?"

Steven Landsburg, professor of economics, joins Doug Henwood in a week-long discussion of election-season economics, including recent comments by former Senator Phil Gramm saying America is a "nation of whiners" facing a "mental recession." "I'm not sure I would have chosen Phil Gramm's wording, but it is true that we are not (at least yet) in a recession, and overall, times are better than they've ever been," says Landsburg. Read more...

Democrat and Chronicle (July 19)

"Jets vs. Sharks at JCC"

George Barberi '11 plays Tony in this summer's Jewish Community Center production of West Side Story. Performances continue through July 27. This is the largest production undertaken by JCC SummerStage, a performance program for high school and college students. Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (July 22)

"Space Constraints"

"'Space utilization' is a buzz-phrase on college campuses, and indeed it's also in the air at the Society for College and University Planning Annual Conference this week in Montreal." Read more...

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