University of Rochester
Winter 2003–04

Rochester Review


Physics for Everyone

Steve Manly, associate professor of physics and astronomy, is named New York Professor of the Year for his work to make physics accessible to more than just physics majors. By Jonathan Sherwood

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Newborn Hope

Newborn Hope

In the touch-and-go struggle for survival faced by babies who are born too early or too ill, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Golisano Children’s Hospital at Strong helps infants beat the odds. By Travis Anderson

The Dating Game

A date? How quaint. Today’s technologically savvy students have thoroughly modern ideas when it comes to finding that special someone at college. By Jenny Leonard

Going Global

“In a way, my research has been one continual attempt to deal with the long history of entanglement of people living in remote areas of Papua New Guinea with the lives of people in Europe and North America,” says anthropology professor Robert Foster, one of the world’s leading experts on the cultural impact of economic globalization. By Jayne Denker

Save More Tomorrow

Behavioral economist Richard Thaler ’74 (PhD) thinks putting money away for retirement would be easier if savings plans took advantage of some of your worst tendencies. By Scott Hauser

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