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Winter 2002
Vol. 64, No. 2



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Special Report: Growing the Rochester Endowment
by Scott Hauser

The University's endowment has benefited from the bull markets of the late '90s, but managers have created a portfolio designed to withstand bear markets, too.

Alzheimer's: New Science, New Hope?
by Mark Liu '87

Long at the forefront of research on the debilitating neurological disease, Rochester scientists are using a multipronged assault to unlock the keys to Alzheimer's.

The Return of Freshman Week
by Jeffrey Marsh

Incoming students may not learn class yells any more, but they discover a lot about learning and life at the College in a newly revived, weeklong Orientation program.

A Foot in Two Worlds
by Jenny Leonard

Janet Catherine Berlo, one of the nation's most prominent authorities on the art of the Plains Indians, discovers her own artistic identity after a bout of "quilt madness."

Pipe Dreams
by Jeffrey Marsh

The Eastman School of Music strengthens its nationally recognized organ program with several new initiatives.

The Orchestration of a Tony Award Winner
by Jeffrey Marsh

A two-time winner of Broadway's highest honor, orchestrator Douglas Besterman '85 has helped create the music for some of the stage's biggest hits.


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Editor: Scott Hauser
Associate editor: Jeffrey Marsh
Design supervisor: Stephen Reynolds
Graphic artist: Jeannine Papelino
Copy coordinator: Joyce Farrell

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