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April 15, 2015

Making Headlines

RBJ“When we publicly launched the Meliora Challenge campaign, I said that together we would make history. Now, fewer than four years later, I am delighted that we have achieved our initial goal. Over the next 15 months, we have the opportunity to build on our momentum and take our university to the next level.”
President Joel Seligman in the Rochester Business Journal, discussing the University’s fundraising campaign.


US News & World Report“I would say that what they’re doing now is a good start. But if they integrated some kind of analysis about how the player is swinging the bat, then you could see if they’re really back to where they were.”
Jeffrey Bazarian, professor of emergency medicine, in a U.S. News and World Report story about major league baseball’s concussion protocol. A new study found that players’ hitting abilities decline after a concussion.


The Chronicle of Higher Education“If you don’t have a strategic goal, you end up fumbling.”
Andrew Ainslie, dean of Simon Business School, in a Chronicle of Higher Education piece about the dean’s goal of raising Simon national rankings.


The Daily Galaxy“We have no iea how long a technological civilization like our own can last. Is it 200 years, 500 years, or 50,000 years? Answering this question is at the root of all our concerns about the sustainability of human society.”
Adam Frank, professor of physics and astronomy, in a Daily Galaxy article questioning how long a technology-based civilization can last.

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