University of Rochester
January-February 2008

Rochester Review

‘Marshalling’ Grand Plans

With a Marshall Scholarship to study in the United Kingdom for two years, Rachel Kincaid ’08E plans to use the opportunity to further her work as a composer and as a trumpet player. By David Andreatta

A Sense for Connections

Jody Asbury, dean of students in the College, steps down after a 30-year career of building ties between the University and its communities. By Robin L. Flanigan

Practicing the Art of Observation

What do you see when you look at art? An innovative collaboration between the Memorial Art Gallery and the School of Medicine and Dentistry challenges physicians, nurses, and hospital chaplains to see their work in new ways. By Kathleen McGarvey

The Course for the College

As part of a University-wide initiative on strategic planning, the College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering maps out its vision for the next 10 years. By Scott Hauser

toc photo LIFETIME: Myrtice Splitt Mault ’27, who celebrated her 103rd birthday last October, is among a growing population of people who are living to a very old age.

Living to 100

Thomas Perls ’86M (MD), director of the world’s largest study of centenarians, is changing notions about what it means to be ‘old.’ By Corydon Ireland

VIDEO: Myrtice Splitt Mault ’27 talks about her life and time on the Prince Street Campus.

Editor’s Note: Myrtice Splitt Mault ’27, died January 4, as the January-February issue was about to be mailed to alumni. Our condolences to her family.

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