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EARLY MORNING JUGGLE

Lisa Ginsburg

Lisa Ginsburg ’09 shows off her juggling skills on January 31 during Wake up in Wilson, a monthly breakfast social for faculty, staff, and students in Wilson Commons.

University sets United Way campaign goal

President Seligman recently announced the goal for the University’s 2007 United Way/ Red Cross Campaign: $1.3 million, an amount that exceeds last year’s fundraising total of $1,242,000 in donations from faculty, staff, and retirees.

Corrigan endows professorship, scholarships

Economist E. Gerald Corrigan is making a $3 million gift to the University for scholarships and for a professorship in political science.

Simon School moves up on Financial Times list

The Simon School is ranked 38 among the world’s top 100 business schools in an annual survey by the Financial Times of London.

Carpool program aids commuters

Faculty and staff who are interested in carpooling have a new resource to help them connect with other drivers.

Awards and Honors

A roundup of faculty and staff awards and honors.

Simon revamps Executive M.B.A program

Business students starting their Executive M.B.A. programs at the Simon School this fall can take advantage of a whole range of options designed to make the program more flexible.

Anthony Dinner salutes women

The annual Susan B. Anthony Legacy Dinner pays tribute to the suffragist’s campaign to win women admission to the University and honors the achievements of student leaders, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Humanities Project reveals vitality of academic life through art, dialogue

In Thomas Gibson’s course about Islam and global politics this spring, he is challenging his students to consider the “war on terror” in terms of narrative.

Mortgage incentive programs make home buying a little easier

A dream recently became a reality thanks in part to mortgage incentive programs available to University employees through area banks.

Senior wins Churchill Scholarship to study math at Cambridge

Robert Penna ’07 was determined to do whatever it took to get into his first-choice graduate program.

In Brief

A roundup of news and announcements.

New approach to fraternity and sorority life receives national attention

When University administration first introduced the idea of “reviewing” the fraternity and sorority system on campus, there were concerns among some that it was the beginning of the end.

Presidential Portrait

President Seligman applauds the presentation of President Emeritus Thomas H. Jackson’s official portrait in the Grand Staircase of Rush Rhees Library.