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SELECTED NEWS COVERAGE :: MARCH 2006

About the University

CNN Money (March 2)

10 Cool Colleges for Entrepreneurs
Fortune Small Business includes Rochester in its list of 10 university offering cutting-edge entreprenurial programs. Release yesterday, the list cites the University for embedding entrepreneurship course "in virtually every department on campus—including computer science, engineering, religion, and music. Engineering students are working with those in anthropology to design a nonpolluting bus for the city of Rochester." (Also reported by Rochester Business Journal, WHAM-TV ABC (Rochester), and Democrat and Chronicle.)

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About Research and Faculty

New York Times (March 30)

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Doubt Cast on Stockpile of a Vaccine for Bird Flu
Dr. Fauci and Dr. John Treanor of the University of Rochester, the lead investigator of the study, discussed the results on Tuesday in a telephone news conference. The vaccine, developed by government and other researchers, is being made by Sanofi Pasteur under a government contract. It is designed to prevent the disease caused by the A(H5N1) virus, which has been spreading rapidly through Asia, Europe and Africa. The disease has not reached the Americas. (Also reported by ABC News, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, The Los Angeles Times, Washington Times, CNN International, Newsday, Forbes, WHEC-TV NBC (Rochester), WROC-TV CBS (Rochester), Democrat and Chronicle, and others.)

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About Students

Maria Florencia Canelli

PhysOrg.com (March 20)

Graduate Student Wins Top Award for Particle Physics Dissertation
Maria Florencia Canelli '03 (PhD), a recent doctoral student at the University of Rochester, won the American Physical Society's 2005 Mitsuyoshi Tanaka Dissertation Award in Experimental Particle Physics.

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