September 2, 2008
The University will recognize the recipients of the Goergen Awards for Contributions to Undergraduate Education during the College’s annual Convocation on Friday, September 5.
During the annual fall celebration kicking off the academic year for Arts, Sciences & Engineering on Friday, September 5, Robert Goergen ’60 will receive the Charles Force and Marjorie Force Hutchison Medal, the University’s highest alumni award, presented in recognition of outstanding career achievement and service.
This fall, when students switch on their lights or watch TV, they will contribute to a cleaner environment because 100 percent of the electricity used in residential life buildings on the River Campus is now offset with wind energy, supplied by wind farms both in New York and across the country.
"The University of Rochester is on the move," President Joel Seligman writes in a message welcoming faculty, students, and staff to the 2008-09 school year. "I hope you can feel the spirit and the energy of the many initiatives that are under way."
Chad Post, director of Open Letter, was “beyond thrilled” when the first copies of Nobody’s Home;by internationally acclaimed Croatian author Dubravka Ugresic arrived at his office from the printer a couple of weeks ago. For good reason.
In his new book, Fallen Giants, coauthor and Professor of History Stewart Weaver chronicles the history of Himalayan mountaineering.