March 30, 2009
Exponential climb for math students
Twelve problems. Six hours. And one chance to make mathematical magic. Read more.
Louise M. Slaughter, a 12-term member of Congress known widely for her efforts in promoting job creation, attracting economic development, and supporting health care innovations for upstate New York, will deliver the Commencement address for the College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering on Sunday, May 17.
The Benefits Office is hosting a special Q&A-style forum on Thursday, April 9, for all faculty and staff.
Mayor Robert Duffy will deliver his State-of-the-City Address at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 27.
President Seligman addressed the University community on March 18, following the March meeting of the Board of Trustees. In his message, he offered an update regarding the economy’s impact on the University during this and the next academic year.
By any measure, the race riots of 1964 were a turning point in Rochester’s history.
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When someone needs assistance with family problems, addiction, or paying their bills, “2-1-1” can help. The free hotline, available 24 hours a day, connects callers in the Finger Lakes region with specialists trained to provide information and referrals to human services.
On May 7, the second annual “Celebration of the ‘Book’” will honor the faculty and staff members who have authored a book—or its equivalent—during the previous year.
Thomas Slaughter, an American historian who joined the University last fall, will be installed as the first the Arthur R. Miller Professor of History during ceremony on May 4.
Those oily French fries might be bad for your waistline, but an ingenious team of undergraduates is putting the food’s fatty byproduct to good use.
The Pillars of Hope program is an initiative of the City of Rochester’s Bureau of Youth Services that encourages African-American professionals to adopt a city classroom.
The University’s new policy on Social Security numbers and personal identifying information was adopted in January.
From Earth Day to Local Foods Week, April is packed with opportunities to think and act green. On April 2 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., bring gently used clothing items to Hirst Lounge during Grassroots’ monthly Clothing Exchange.
The Hairy Dutchman is a new play about tennis and the history of 17th-century New York City.
Right after Joanne Bernardi learned the complete anatomy—down to the smallest screw and its function—of a 16mm projector at George Eastman House, she experienced one of the greatest thrills of her life. She was then able to project her first archival film.
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