When Joel Seligman was chosen to lead the University of Rochester in 2004, he came from the Washington University School of Law with a reputation for having given the law school a greater national and international stature. His plans for UR have been no less ambitious.
One of the most popular articles The Chronicle has run in recent years was “An Anthropologist in the Library,” which focused on the University of Rochester’s renovation of a library’s student area. Students helped design the space under the guidance of an anthropologist.
Tests in rats showed the dye, called brilliant blue G, a close relative of the common food dye Blue no. 1, crossed into the spinal fluid and helped block inflammation, Maiken Nedergaard of the University of Rochester Medical Center and colleagues reported. (Also Reported in: Baltimore Sun, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Business Week, CBS News, BBC, ABC News, National Geographic, Reuters, US News & World Report, MSNBC, CNN, Scientist, American Scientist, Popular Science, Daily Record, 8WROC-TV, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, and others)
University of Rochester President Joel Seligman talks about how the university is linked to quality of life in the region.
“He is the only baseball broadcaster I’ve ever known who actually does a simulcast, and it’s not even remotely evident to either audience, radio or television,” said Curt Smith, who has interviewed hundreds of baseball broadcasters over the last 25 years in researching his meticulously reported books on sports broadcasting, with a heavy emphasis on baseball. “Like Roy Hobbs, he’s in a league of his own,” said Smith, a former White House speechwriter who is now a senior lecturer of English at the University of Rochester.