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And they’re off. New Fulbright scholars from left: Ashley Van Vechten, Emily Lyman, Christine Kenison,  Rebekah Porter, and Benjamin Schmitt.


College ties record for Fulbright awards

Five graduating seniors and a recent alumnus of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering will receive prestigious Fulbright Scholarships for 2008-09 to study and conduct research abroad.

Michael Tanenhaus named Bishop Professor

Michael Tanenhaus, a leading expert on the neural mechanisms of real-time spoken language and reading comprehension, will be installed as the first holder of the Beverly Petterson Bishop and Charles W. Bishop Professorship in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering, on May 6.

Brizard to address city school reform

Brizard will talk about the framework needed to reform the city school system, where only 53 percent of public school students graduate from high school at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, in the Welles-Brown Room of Rush Rhees Library.

Earth-friendly home for ink cartridges

The University has recently placed seven recycle containers on the River Campus. Read more about the recycling centers.

Renew parking permit, find a carpool online

Online registration for parking permits for the year July 1, 2008, through June 30, 2009, begins May 5 at www.rochester.edu/ parking.

Music, medicine, and more p

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Study shows risk of first depression late in life

Even after the age of 70, people prone to feelings of anxiety, worry, distress, and insecurity face a risk for a first lifetime episode of clinically significant depression, according to a study led by a Medical Center researcher.

2008 University of Rochester United Way/Red Cross Campaign

To date we have raised just over $1.1 million, representing 81 percent of our goal of $ 1.4 million.

Celebrate the ‘book’

In celebration of all the book offers, in all of its modern manifestations, a University-wide event featuring some of the many published works from faculty and staff will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, in the Hawkins-Carlson Room of Rush Rhees Library.

In Brief

A round up of news.

Awards and Honors

Read about the awards and honors.