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NEWS | May 2011

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WITH A MISSION
Introducing the University’s new mission statement: “Learn, Discover, Heal, Create—and Make the World Ever Better.”

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DESIGN DAY audio icon
Teams of senior engineering students showcase their ideas for new products and solutions.

COMMENCEMENT 2011
Meet the Class of 2011: Photos, video, and audio


LIVE FROM NEW YORK! The Simon School! Tune in to the Fox Business network Thursday, May 19, for live TV reports from the Simon School’s NYC conference, Emerging Risks to America’s Financial Stability. Other media scheduled to cover the conference include Forbes, Fortune, Barron’s, the Wall Street Journal (Dow Jones), Reuters, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Bloomberg TV, Crain’s New York Business, National Underwriter P&C, Agenda, Law360, and Britain’s Daily Telegraph.

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TOP HOSPITAL
Golisano Children’s Hospital at Strong ranks among the nation’s best, according to new U.S. News & World Report.

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DIVERSITY REPORT
“We continue to make slow, but steady, progress in our diversity initiatives,” notes President Seligman in annual report.

 
DISCOVERY

Discovery

VITAMIN D & HEALTH
Studies link vitamin D deficiency to breast cancer tumor and high blood pressure

YARROW MINDED
The adaptability of yarrow plants is tied to multiple pairs of chromosomes

KAVA COMPLICATION?
Case study pinpoints health problems from trendy supplement

CARDIAC CLUES
Genetic mutation is clue to inherited heart rhythm disorder

ARTS & MUSIC

Art and Music

NEW DANCE MOVES
The College introduces minors in dance

BEST BOOKS video icon
Slovenian poetry and Swedish novel named Best Translated Books by Three Percent

DIGITAL MUSIC
New grant supports project to digitize music scores in the public domain

DOUGLASS DIRECTOR
Professor of French and Francophone studies Cilas Kemedjio named director of Douglass Institute

CONNECTIONS

Connections

NEW PROFESSORSHIP
Robert Westbrook is first Cunningham Professor in History

GREAT GOLFER
Freshman Nicholas Paladino wins Division III’s top prize

SUMMER PLANS? audio icon
Enroll your middle and high schoolers in academic residential and commuter programs

AIN WINNERS audio icon
Team of Simon students wins with plan for baby formula company

CALENDAR

Calendar

ART & TREASURES
Shop the area’s most prestigious garage sale, June 17–18

LOCAL & CAMPUS

NEW HORIZONS
Adult music program presents free concerts

REGIONAL

WEEKEND UPDATE! NYC: An evening with SNL writer Doug Abeles ’81, June 7

LIFELONG LEARNING
ROCHESTER: Annual Rochester Forum features University speakers, June 30

 
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