Changing of the Guard—The 2004–05 year marked the end of one era at Rochester and the beginning of another as Thomas H. Jackson, who led the University for 11 years as president, stepped down and Joel Seligman was named Rochester's 10th president.
'UR Here' Helps Students Find Direction—To get students more involved with nearby Rochester communities, the College last fall kicked off UR Here, a program six years in the making that encourages community involvement.
Birth of a Planet—Astronomers at the University have found evidence for what could be the youngest planet ever detected.
Curtain Rises—After a $5 million renovation, musicians and other performing artists have a new stage at the Eastman Theatre.
Taking the Lead in Search for Bird Flu Vaccine—Researchers at the Medical Center are at the forefront of the fight against a deadly virus that many scientists fear could spark a worldwide flu pandemic.
The Digital 'Stacks'—Rochester was one of the first university library systems invited to join a handful of leading institutions to develop a digital storage system.
MORE FROM THE 2004-2005 YEAR