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Volume 37 Index (2009)

  • November 2009 #6
    Scientists discover gene that ‘cancer proofs’ rodent’s cells
    Eye Institute renamed to honor longtime supporters
    New statue, spaces debut during Meliora Weekend
    Vivian Lewis to lead University’s diversity efforts
    New Presidential Diversity Awards announced
    Physician, corporate consultant joins Board of Trustees
    Final days to make open enrollment changes
    African desert rift confirmed as new ocean in the making
    Former piano teacher donates $6M to Eye Institute
    Simon School announces two international gifts for professorships
    Restoring hope for 30 years
    NBA legend shares passion for aiding Sudan
    Rochester leadership center launches tutoring program
    Librarian Ann Marshall earns 2009 Messinger Award
    Want to be a better person? Commune with nature
    Graduate students get a room of their own
    Gandhi Institute names new director
    Honey Meconi appointed Susan B. Anthony Professor
    University Press marks a milestone
    In Brief
  • September 14, 2009 #5
    Spotlight shines on theater transformation
    Study: New therapy prevents heart failure
    Meliora Weekend expected to draw thousands
    University prepares for potential flu outbreak
    Sherwood Forest meets Hollywood in international conference
    Goergen awards recognize outstanding faculty, staff
    Events to celebrate Hajim School dedication
    President gives State of the University speech
    High-tech surgery center puts focus on patients
    Three leaders named to Board of Trustees
    Rochester leads top universities to launch
    University receives grants for River Campus renovations
    Program connects teens with mentors
    Blue dye may hold promise in treating spinal cord injury
    Software makes library searches fast, easy, comprehensive
    Conference marks program’s anniversary
    Provost named to National Academies of Science council
    Students lend a helping hand
    Work continues on University’s priorities
    Meliora Weekend Otober 8-11
    In Brief
  • July 27, 2009 #4
    $10 million gift to transform neuromedicine at Medical Center
    Projects selected for Provost’s awards
    Berk continues rehabilitation at New Jersey facility
    School’s renaming salutes alumnus, board chair
    New oral health institute brings unique approach to research, education, patient care
    Taubman, McAnarney assume interim posts at Medical Center
    University gives big, exceeds United Way campaign goal
    Robert Hopkins, ‘Father of Optical Engineering,’ Dies at 94
    Eleanor Hall, 95, remembered as leader in nursing education
    Event Stresses Hiking for Health
    In Research
    Laser boosts lightbulb efficiency
    Students immersed in French Sign Language
    Portraits recognize University leadership

  • May 11, 2009 #3
    Salute to grads, dignitaries
    ‘Doomsday Theorem’ cracks 45-year-old math problem
    Small Changes. Big Impact.
    Employee pharmacy debuts
    Project connects University with its neighbors
    HR, Finance department offices on the move
    Eastman Medals honor visionary physicians
    Witmer/Meloria Awards
    Faculty and Student Honors 2008-09
    Commencement 2009 Teaching Awards
    Visual Training Can Teach the Brain to See Again after Stroke<
    Estrogen controls how brain processes sound
    Topnotch dissertations honored
    Funny, outlandish films finish top in Gollin Festival
    Scholars echo Hayden White’s influence
    Community. Connection. Color.
    In Brief

  • March 30, 2009 #2
    Louise Slaughter will deliver Commencement address
    Bring retirement investment questions to April 9 forum
    Mayor gives State-of-the-City Address April 27
    President Seligman’s update on the current economic challenge
    Rochester’s civil rights struggle comes alive on library’s new site
    University Rolls out new ID Badges
    University’s United Way Campaign halfway to goal
    Celebrating University Authors and Their Works
    Faculty appointed to named professorships this spring
    Earth Day marks inaugural run of UR Biodiesel Bus
    Pillars of Hope challenges fifth graders to ‘historic’ game of Jeopardy
    Pilot sites make strides to implement new Social Security policy
    Earth Week: For spring, think ‘green’
    World Premiere—History (and Tennis) with a Twist
    The ‘Thingness’ of Film
    In Brief

  • January 19, 2009 #1
    Jazz artist shares ideas on engaging the entrepreneurial mind
    Seligman delivers January address
    The trip of a lifetime: Students head to Washington for inauguration
    Three Percent announces ‘Best Translated Book Award
    Simon to offer public forum on bankruptcies and the economy
    Forget spring—Think summer at Eastman
    February 6: ‘Go Red’ for women’s health
    After more than 40 years, parking’s Nancy Dailey says goodbye
    Mark Zupan reappointed dean of the Simon School
    Online bill payment coming soon

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