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Currents--University of Rochester newspaper

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Urban Fellows envision city's future

This year's Urban Fellows get a lesson in organic farming, city style, as they tour the Greater Rochester Urban Bounty during a day-long excursion on July 26 that focused on revitalization efforts in Rochester. It was just one of many such experiences during a 10-week program that asks college students to take a closer look at the complex social and economic issues affecting many American cities.


Kraus named dean of freshmen

Marcy Kraus, the senior associate director of academic support in the College, serve as the College's primary liaison to parents of first-year students.

A message to faculty and staff

A new faculty and staff e-newsletter will replace Currents Digest in the fall.

Conference focuses on composers' friendship

The Eastman School celebrates the 30-year relationship between composers Dmitri Shostakovich and Mieczyslaw Weinberg.

McNair summer program offers glimpse of grad school

The program's mission is to increase the numbers of low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented minority undergraduates who pursue doctoral degrees.

Meliora Weekend 2006 returns Oct. 6-8

An exciting lineup of guest speakers, performers, and concerts is on tap for the College's sixth annual Meliora Weekend

In Memoriam

Photo: Keeping Kids Healthy



Next issue: September 5

Look for changes coming this fall

Our first issue this fall will signal our return to the regular biweekly schedule, but it also marks the beginning of a series of changes planned for Currents. The most obvious will be an increase in the number of pages; we're expanding from four to eight.

We're also redesigning and expanding our calendar to make it a comprehensive and visually exciting snapshot of what's happening at the University.

These changes are the first of many you'll notice during the coming months.