March 17, 2008
WHY SO DAZZLINGLY BEAUTIFUL?
University researchers have discovered what gives planetary nebula, such as the Ant Nebula (above), their fantastic shapes. Read more.
President Seligman has adopted the recommendations of the Multidisciplinary Advisory Council, creating a $250,000 annual fund and endorsing other initiatives to support faculty research that crosses disciplines, departments, or schools within the University.
Two of the most respected international authors of our time, Salman Rushdie and Umberto Eco, will read from their work and discuss literature at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 1, in the auditorium at the Alumni and Advancement Center, 300 East River Rd.
The University is launching an intensive 12- to 14-month program for college graduates and other professionals interested in gaining entrance to medical, dental, or veterinary school.
Two of the University’s newest buildings have earned design awards from the Rochester chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
Three University undergraduates working on a Kauffman Foundation-funded year of entrepreneurial thinking and activities have lined up a dozen speakers with state and national reputations for a sustainable energy symposium on the River Campus Friday and Saturday, April 4 and 5.
Students are often not the only ones tested by college life. Unfamiliar with University resources, hampered by long distance, and unsure of their role, parents can be equally challenged during the undergraduate years.
From a new work by an internationally celebrated composer to new works written by Eastman School of Music students, numerous premieres will highlight the fourth annual Women in Music Festival.
Astronomers at the University, home to one of the world’s largest groups of planetary nebulae specialists, have announced that low-mass stars and possibly even super-Jupiter-sized planets may be responsible for creating some of the most breathtaking objects in the sky.
Charles Carlton, a respected professor of French and Romance linguistics at the University for 33 years, died March 9 at the Jewish Home of Rochester.
When senior clinical nurse specialist Caroline Nestro looked out over the diverse crowd of employees from her department, she knew right away that this Psychiatry Grand Rounds was unlike any other. Held in honor of Martin Luther King, the January 16 gathering had attracted more than double the normal attendance and, more importantly, had drawn together a genuinely representative mix of the University community.