October 27, 2008
Board chair makes historic gift commitment
In the wake of recent turbulence on Wall Street and elsewhere in the economy, Congress is turning attention to reforming the nation’s financial oversight system. President Seligman, one of the nation’s leading authorities on securities law, testified October 21 before the House Financial Services Committee in Washington, D.C. He offered several recommendations for reforming and restructuring the existing regulatory structure.
He has seen the savages of war and tragedy up close in places like Somalia, Bosnia, Iraq, and even New Orleans. CNN reporter Anderson Cooper says each experience echoed an enduring truth: Human capacity for barbarity is surpassed only by the capacity for compassion and mercy.
As November 4 approaches, some employees may need to make special arrangements to vote on Election Day..
“What I really teach is how to see, how to look—the connections between things, the possibilities—and if I can influence my students on how to do that, I have done my job.”
The University is the only Rochester-area organization recognized this year by the American Heart Association as a “Start! Fit-Friendly Company.”
As a member of Amnesty International, Matt Linton ’09 considers himself knowledgeable about world issues.
Presidential scholars like Richard Norton Smith often use their intellect and acuity to uncover the past while offering reasons to be hopeful for the future.
Well-U is offering flu shots at no cost for faculty, staff, and their spouses/domestic partners enrolled in the University Health Care Plans. Employees and/or spouses who are not enrolled in a University Health Care Plan are also eligible to receive the flu shot.
The Eastman Wind Ensemble and Canadian Brass, two of the most prestigious wind groups in North America, will release their first-ever joint recording on Tuesday, October 28.
A Medical Center researcher who is taking an unorthodox approach to the dire problem of viral resistance to current AIDS drugs has been selected to take part in a global heath initiative through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
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