University of Rochester
Summer 2005

Rochester Review


‘Everybody’s President’

A longtime colleague remembers the legacy of Rochester’s ninth president. By Paul Burgett ’68E, ’76E (PhD)

Thomas H. Jackson

Leading Man

President Jackson talks about the Renaissance Plan, the Medical Center’s strategic plan, and why legal scholars pop up as presidents. Interview by Scott Hauser

InSite Sources

What if the library could gather the work of Rochester’s scholars and make it available to the world? That’s the goal of a new initiative to build an electronic repository at the University. By Scott Hauser

Cosmic Clues

Rochester faculty and alumni are helping NASA build a better telescope. By Jonathan Sherwood ’04 (MA)

‘Interactive Reading’

In the book Better Things, a photographer and teacher takes a new look at some of the works collected by the Memorial Art Gallery. By Douglas Holleley

International Incidents

After September 11, students from foreign countries face new rules for traveling to and from their home countries. By Ryan Whirty

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