May 12, 2008
The 164,000 square-foot James P. Wilmot Cancer Center opens its doors with a
celebration on Thursday, May 15. Read more.
The University will mark another important step in the effort toward attaining sustainable fusion, the ultimate source of clean energy, this Friday, May 16. President Joel Seligman, along with special guests, which include U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, Congressman Thomas Reynolds, and Undersecretary for Nuclear Security for the U.S. Department of Energy Thomas D’Agostino, will dedicate the new Omega EP laser facility at the Robert L. Sproull Center for Ultra High Intensity Laser Research at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE).
A five-student team from the University defeated teams from 15 other universities in a come-from-behind, first-place finish in this year’s National College Bowl Tournament in St. Paul, Minn.
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. (See Commencement Ceremonies as PDF)
The first recipients of the Witmer and Meliora staff awards are stellar examples of service and dedication to the University and the wider community.
According to the dictionary, “pillars” are either structures offering freestanding vertical support or individuals with central or great responsibility. But for one group of African-American professionals from across the University, both definitions apply.
The 2007 academic year saw small but measurable progress in the University’s efforts to become a more diverse and welcoming community, President Seligman says in the second annual report on diversity.
To foster conversations across discipline and department boundaries, faculty and staff are invited to submit Humanities Project proposals for the academic year 2008.
The University and the Medical Center will celebrate the expansion of cancer care and research as it dedicates the new James P. Wilmot Cancer Center on Thursday, May 15.
The day after the University received formal approval for a new international relations major from the New York State Department of Education, rising junior Patrick Little lined up in the Department of Political Science office, application in hand, to sign up for the new program.
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Read about the awards and honors.
City Cycles could be coming soon to campuses all over the country. At least that’s the entrepreneurial dream of founder Andrew Hall.