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Volume 36 Index (2008)

  • December 15, 2008 #20
    Trustee Steven Chu ’70 reported as Obama’s energy secretary pick
    Professor’s planet prediction confirmed
    Nikki Giovanni to deliver MLK Address
    2008 in Photos
    European historian William McGrath dies
    Keep the cost-saving ideas coming
    Grammy nod to Eastman’s Paul O’Dette
    Deans celebrated with ceremonies, symposium
    University’s first recycling coordinator digs in to new role
    Award honors strong women
    Two Cultures. One Passion.
    Research Roundup
    In Brief
  • November 24, 2008 #19
    CEIS reports $134.5M economic impact
    Researchers identify key player in HIV dementia
    Hypertension: Racial disparity proves deadly
    New orchestra marries music and medicine
    Frightful weather? Find out about closures online or by phone
    Engineer awarded $1.75M to turn biomass into alternative fuels
    Warner program encourages girls to ‘get real’ with science
    Reading between the lines slideshow
  • November 10, 2008 #18
    Work begins on new research hub
    University rated best place to work for scientists
    Enroll now for health care programs
    Big Reveal Offers Double Surprise
    Researchers find red enhances men's attraction to women
    Washington Post columnist to discuss sexism, media bias
    2009 Open Enrollment Health Care Program
    Smashing Pumpkins
    In Brief
  • October 27, 2008 #17
    Seligman testifies on Capitol Hill about economic reform
    Weekend keynote offers hopeful message
    Casting Your Vote on Election Day
    Seeing Is Believing—Spirit of Place
    University named ‘fit-friendly’
    After studying abroad, students return with fresh political perspective
    What Makes a President Presidential?
    Roll up your sleeve —It’s flu shot time
    CD marks first-ever collaboration
    Gates Foundation taps AIDS researcher
    Meliora Weekend & Eastman Weekend Highlights
    In Brief
  • October 13, 2008 #16
    Brooks Landing hotel to open early November
    State approves hospital expansion
    Thousands to gather for Meliora and Eastman Weekends
    Paying It Forward
    Students travel east to tour NY wind farm
    Food Dudes team up to celebrate the greener side of dining
    On Stage: Classic Comedy
    Library facilities manager earns Messinger Award
  • September 29, 2008 #15
    Bach scholars gather for organ’s debut
    $1 million gift funds antiquities gallery
    ‘Reading World’ series continues
    Healthy Beginnings
    Study suggests doctors miss opportunities to show empathy
    ‘Pledge’ honors veterans’ service
    University Honors Holders of Named Professorships
    Mortgage program makes homeownership dreams a reality
  • September 15, 2008 #14
    Pollster Zogby to discuss new book, election
    Projects selected for Provost’s awards
    University to honor equal rights champions
    State of University Address
    ‘Clean & Go Green’—Coming to a Building Near You
    Eastman concerts go beyond borders to offer global perspective
    Capitol Hill Tribute to Senator Schumer
    Nobel laureate to give ‘timely’ talk
    Perfect pitch: Considered rare, test shows trait may be more common
    Hispanic Heritage Month 2008
    National Institute awards $11.5M to Cancer Center’s lymphoma program
  • September 2, 2008 #13
    Faculty, staff, and alumnus honored during Convocation ceremony
    Trustee Goergen ’60 to receive alumni award
    Residential halls convert to wind energy
    A Message from President Seligman: Welcome to an Exciting 2008-09 School Year
    Open Letter celebrates first release, welcomes international writers to Rochester
    Fallen Giants
  • August 4, 2008 #12
    Robert Clark to lead School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
    Young pianists to compete at Eastman
    How to Succeed in Niche Politics
    Study links optimism and heart health
    Parking offers cost-saving options for carpoolers
    Is marriage a laughing matter
    University Press to garner international exposure
    Why some 'niche' parties sizzle and others fizzle
    Rochester launches first health survey of deaf population
    Physicist’s quantum-‘uncollapse’ hypothesis verified
    Slide show about helping in Honduras
  • July 1, 2008 #11
    Biologist Allen Orr to receive rare Darwin-Wallace Medal
    Kathy Parker named new dean of nursing
    Math educator wins NSF ‘Career’ grant
    Sample local fare at neighborhood farm markets
    Field hockey goaltender named Academic All-American
    Eastman grad wins scholarship to study musicolgy at Cambridge
    'Pictures Come from Pictures': Life through Carl Chiarenza's lens
    NIH grant to establish University Center for AIDS Research
    University Raises $1.3 Millon For United Way
    Patrick Barry House Slide Show and story
  • June 2, 2008 #10
    Hajim named Board of Trustees chair
    Discovery holds promise for new cancer therapies
    Genetics major named Academic All-American
    Benefit concert pays tribute to blues legend
    Honey Meconi awarded NEH grant to study 'early iPods'
    Foundation commits $2.5 million to Eastman Theatre renovations
    LPGA champions to discuss life on world tour
    Ensemble wows Kennedy Center
    Burns named College dean of students
    Singer Family Prize helps seniors honor former mentors
    Ladilya to lead women's volleyball
    Back from Iraq
  • May 12, 2008 #9
    Enhanced Omega fusion laser to be dedicated May 16
    Undergraduates triumph in National College Bowl tournament
    Three leaders to receive honorary degrees
    Staff stars celebrated
    'Pillars of Hope' offers support for city students
    President issues report on diversity
    Humanities Project proposals due
    New Wilmot Cancer Center offers expanded care, research for cures
    New International relations major provides grounding in world politics
    Commencement 2008 Teaching Awards
    Witmer & Meloria Awards
    Faculty & Student Honor Awards 2007-08
    Savvy approach to business and biking earns City Cycles national recognition
  • April 28, 2008 #8
    College ties record for Fulbright awards
    Michael Tanenhaus named Bishop Professor
    Brizard to address city school reform
    Earth-friendly home for ink cartridges Renew parking permit, find a carpool online
    Music, medicine and more
    2008 University of Rochester United Way/Red Cross Campaign
    Study shows risk of first depression late in life
    Celebrate tthe 'book' In Brief
    Awards and Honors
  • April 14, 2008 #7
    Kodak commits $10 million for Eastman Theatre project
    Xerox CEO to speak at College Commencement
    Scholars Guinier, Torres discuss law and social movements
    University sets tutition rates
    Research Roundup
    Classic Russian satire reinvented for the 211st century
    Office eases event planning
    The University celebrates Earth Day 2008
    In Brief
  • March 31, 2008 #6
    H. Allen Orr named University Professor
    DeAngelis and team find way to judge depth
    University establishes new awards for staff
    Corrigan-Minehan Professor installed
    Earth sciences earns top ranking
    Award nominations sought
    Ramblers Photo with Caption
    Music for All
    University pilots text, phone, alert system
    Study abroad photos awarded first prize
    Live close to work and enjoy up to $9,000 towards a city house
    Awards and Honors
  • March 17, 2008 #5
    New awards fund multidisciplinary research
    Salman Rushdie and Umberto Eco to give reading on campus
    University launches post-baccalaureate pre-medical program
    Architecture Honored
    Energy symposium caps KEY students’ year of promoting sustainability research
    Dawn Bruner helps parents navigate college years
    Eastman hosts fourth Women in Music Festival
    Finally, the 'planet' in planetary nebulae?
    Scholar Charles Carlton remembered
    Office helps University staff embrace diversity
  • March 3, 2008 #4
    Wendi Heinzelman named Dean of Graduate Studies
    University sets United Way campaign goal
    Simon: Our best measure is the success of our graduates
    David Hursh warns that high-stakes testing has narrowed education
    Alumnus Kevin Short wins Grammy for restoring album
    University artist remembers the victims of violence
    Andrei Yakovlev mourned
    Empowerment through spirit
  • February 18, 2008 #3
    Library dean Ron Dow retires
    Laser 'alchemy' changes color of metals
    Cross-Cultural Healthy Hearts
    Warner: 'We are in a unique position to prepare teachers'
    University offers Lincoln's letters online
    Eastman alumna Maria Schneider wins Grammy
    Ralph Locke celebrates 50th book in music series
    Research Roundup
    In Brief
    It's a bird. It's a plane. No, it's Rocky
  • February 4, 2008 #2
    Maverick Ruth Lawrence wins Athena Award
    Andrew Niles awarded Churchill Scholarship
    What will the College of Arts, Sciences and Engineering be like in 2018?
    Green pest control honored
    African dance moves students
    Anthropologists work to tame thesis research
    Engineers design a cell retriever and reprogrammer
    Anthony legacy dinner honors women leaders
    Medical Center unveils new identity
    John Tarduno explores traveling "hotspots"
    The College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering plans for signature future
    In Brief
  • January 21, 2008 #1
    Claudia Schaefer named Rush Rhees Professor
    Medical Center to invest $500 million over next 5-10 years
    (en) Gendered exhibit explores gender and identity
    Sustainability Web site launched
    Gibbons named libraries dean
    Research among Discover magazine's top 100
    Stokes named director of Chapel
    Women, Men Grab Cups in Chase Tournament
    Wildly enjoying the process
    Awards & Honors
    In Brief

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