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News Releases for 2005

Stanley Engerman Honored by Economists as Distinguished Fellow
(December 30, 2005)
EVENT: Medical Historian Discusses Racial Inequalities in Health Care
(December 29, 2005)
Book Collection of Anthropologists Enhances Iceland Library
(December 29, 2005)
Professor Wins Prestigious ACS Cope Scholar Award
(December 28, 2005)
EVENT: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Son Will Speak at University of Rochester
(December 28, 2005)
Rochester's Clinical Psychology Program Ranked No. 2 in New Analysis
(December 27, 2005)
Teachers-to-Be Realize How Schools Can Treat Students Unequally
(December 16, 2005)
EVENT: Exhibit of black-and-white photographs by Christopher Nakis of Rochester
(December 15, 2005)
EVENT: Broadcast of the University of Rochester inaugural symposium on directions in higher education
(December 15, 2005)
Sarah Shun-lien Bynum Wins Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize
(December 14, 2005)
Rochester Faculty Awarded Fulbright Grants
(December 8, 2005)
Breakthrough Chip Delivers Better Digital Pictures For Less Power
(December 7, 2005)
EVENT: Networking session to promote Rochester tech inventions and business
(December 2, 2005)
Rochester Listed as One of Top 10 Universities for Technology Revenue
(December 2, 2005)
EVENT: University of Rochester Wind Symphony Concert
(December 2, 2005)
More than $72 Million Secured for Laboratory for Laser Energetics
(December 1, 2005)
EVENT: Polish economist speaks on environmental protection in the New Europe
(December 1, 2005)
Three University of Rochester Scientists Named Fellows of the American Association for Advancement of Science
(November 30, 2005)
Study Seeks to Understand How Newlyweds Traverse the First Five Years
(November 30, 2005)
EVENT: "Paintings, Texts & Constructions," an exhibit by Nancy Fried Foster.
(November 29, 2005)
Recent Graduate Starts Out Teaching, Now Helping Hurricane Survivors
(November 28, 2005)
Faculty, Students Gain Research Access with New RefWorks Tool
(November 23, 2005)
EVENT: Film Illustrates Women's Role in Zimbabwe Liberation Struggle
(November 23, 2005)
EVENT: University of Rochester Chamber Orchestra concert featuring Mendelssohn's Italian Symphony and Ravel's Mother Goose Suite.
(November 23, 2005)
EVENT: Warner School Forum on Children's Zone
(November 23, 2005)
EVENT: Students Schedule Kwanzaa Celebrations at University
(November 22, 2005)
EVENT: Acclaimed Cellist Performs at Skalny Center Recital
(November 22, 2005)
EVENT: "A Gospel Christmas," presented by the University of Rochester Gospel Choir, with guest performers from the University's Christian Fellowship Worship Team and In His Presence, a trio of gospel choir alumnae.
(November 21, 2005)
EVENT: "Shook Me All Night Long ... ", the University of Rochester's Ballet Performance Group's annual fall show, featuring tap, classical ballet, jazz, hip-hop, and lyrical pieces, including selections from The Nutcracker.
(November 21, 2005)
Undergraduates Honored for Academics by Phi Beta Kappa
(November 18, 2005)
Rochester Hosts Ocean-Themed Lego Tournament
(November 18, 2005)
$1 Million Award Given for Center's Work in Nanotechology
(November 18, 2005)
EVENT: Information Reception — Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development
(November 17, 2005)
EVENT: "Science by the Book: From Hippocrates to Darwin"
(November 17, 2005)
A Look at International Possibilities Expands Study, Career Goals
(November 14, 2005)
EVENT: Darkly Comic Vision of American Underclass Comes to Todd Theatre
(November 14, 2005)
A Night of Performances Delights Senior-but No Jeopardy! Win
(November 12, 2005)
EVENT: Jazz Ensemble Concert
(November 11, 2005)
EVENT: Hunger Banquet, sponsored by the University of Rochester Fair Trade Campaign
(November 11, 2005)
EVENT: Exhibition of college doodling curated by Senior Studio and Seminar class
(November 11, 2005)
EVENT: University of Rochester Symphony Orchestra concert
(November 11, 2005)
EVENT: South Asian Expo
(November 11, 2005)
EVENT: "Contain, Define, Organize, Preserve, " a sculpture-installation exhibition by Camille Geraci
(November 10, 2005)
EVENT: Food and Film Night, featuring 'El Mariachi'
(November 10, 2005)
EVENT: University of Rochester Chamber Ensembles concert
(November 10, 2005)
EVENT: Luncheon talk by Joanna Mishtal, doctoral candidate at the University of Colorado at Boulder, on reproductive health rights in Poland
(November 10, 2005)
EVENT: Hour-long special broadcast of the inauguration of Joel Seligman, 10th University of Rochester president, on WXXI-TV
(November 10, 2005)
Economic Historian Engerman Named Du Bois Fellow at Harvard
(November 8, 2005)
EVENT: Lecture by Jennifer Stoever, Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Rochester's Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies, on African-American fiction
(November 7, 2005)
EVENT: Student Group Marks Environmental Justice Week
(November 4, 2005)
EVENT: EVENT: Black Solidarity Day Panel Discussion on "Reflecting on the Past, Defining our Future . . . Black Leadership in the 21st Century"
(November 4, 2005)
EVENT: The Tragedie of Macbeth, a shortened version of Shakespeare's tragedy, presented by the Cleveland Shakespeare Festival
(November 3, 2005)
EVENT: Two Days of Programs with Filmmaker Isaac Julien Reveal his Artistry
(November 3, 2005)
University of Rochester Reaches Contract Agreement With Service Workers' Union
(November 3, 2005)
EVENT: Seminar discussion on the relationship between Frederick Douglass's views on U.S. foreign policy and his governmental work in the 19th-century Americas
(November 2, 2005)
EVENT: Information reception for University of Rochester undergraduates by the Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development
(November 2, 2005)
EVENT: 30th Annual Gospel Night Concert, presented by the University of Rochester Gospel Choir
(November 2, 2005)
EVENT: U.S. Debut of Polish Films Makes Festival a Unique Experience
(October 31, 2005)
University Honors Alumnus Thomas Sloan for Career Achievement
(October 28, 2005)
EVENT: Community Halloween Celebration Hosted by Students at the College
(October 28, 2005)
EVENT: University Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Annual Viennese Ball
(October 28, 2005)
University of Rochester Honors Kathy Waller for Career Achievement
(October 28, 2005)
EVENT: 'Wilson Commons Wednesdays' Celebration Continues in November
(October 28, 2005)
Players and Volunteers Sought for College Bowl Competition
(October 27, 2005)
EVENT: Talk on China's role in global business by David McHardy Reid
(October 27, 2005)
EVENT: Two Events on Campus to Promote Fair Trade
(October 27, 2005)
Alumni Lecture Series Honors Reni Celeste, VCS Program Graduate
(October 27, 2005)
Rochester Faculty Get Freedom to Build Bridges to New Fields
(October 26, 2005)
Writer William Gass to Speak at New Works-in-Progress Series
(October 26, 2005)
EVENT: Reading by poet Wyn Cooper to celebrate the acquisition of BOA Editions' publishing archive by the University of Rochester Rare Books and Special Collections Library
(October 26, 2005)
EVENT: Cervantes and 400 Years of Don Quixote Celebrated on Campus
(October 26, 2005)
EVENT: Center for Electronic Imaging System Annual Board Meeting
(October 25, 2005)
Color Perception Is Not in the Eye of the Beholder: It's in the Brain
(October 25, 2005)
EVENT: Panel discussion on the gay rights movement
(October 25, 2005)
Anthropologist Kay Warren Speaks on Global Scale of Sexual Exploitation
(October 24, 2005)
Symposium Speakers Raise Critical Issues for American Universities
(October 23, 2005)
Fox Named to New University Advancement Position
(October 20, 2005)
Student Art Majors Make a Quick Trek to Connect with Alumni
(October 19, 2005)
Astrophysicist Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society
(October 18, 2005)
EVENT: Works by dancer and choreographer Wallie Wolfgruber
(October 18, 2005)
EVENT: Speaker Series on Visual Culture, African Diaspora Begins
(October 18, 2005)
EVENT: Lecture on East-West travels in 19th-century Crimea by Izabela Kalinowska, assistant professor of Slavic literatures and cultures at Stony Brook University
(October 17, 2005)
EVENT: Manuel Rivera Discusses City Schools' Strategic Plan at Warner Forum
(October 17, 2005)
EVENT: Forum titled "Will Fuel Cells Power Rochester's Future Economy?"
(October 13, 2005)
EVENT: Neilly Series lecture by neurobiologist and writer William H. Calvin
(October 12, 2005)
EVENT: Scholar on Literacy to Speak as Warner School's Scandling Lecturer
(October 12, 2005)
EVENT: Lecture by Dorothy Kaufmann, professor emerita of French at Clark University, on her search to write about the life of French intellectual Édith Thomas
(October 11, 2005)
New Speakers Fund Available for Guest Lecturers
(October 11, 2005)
EVENT: Lecture by Niambi Carter, predoctoral fellow at the University of Rochester's Center for the Study of African-American Politics, on race and reconfiguration in a Southern City
(October 10, 2005)
EVENT: Library Exhibits Artifacts to Mark 75th Anniversary of the River Campus
(October 10, 2005)
EVENT: Neilly Series lecture by novelist and poet Ha Jin on his latest book
(October 7, 2005)
Inauguration Set for Joel Seligman, 10th University of Rochester President
(October 6, 2005)
EVENT: Symposium on "Directions in Higher Education for the 21st Century" to mark the inauguration of University of Rochester President Joel Seligman
(October 6, 2005)
EVENT: Award-winning Novelist Madison Smartt Bell Will Read on Campus
(October 5, 2005)
EVENT: Forum Examines Women's Progress over the Last Century
(October 5, 2005)
EVENT: Inauguration of Joel Seligman as 10th president of the University of Rochester
(October 4, 2005)
EVENT: Plutzik Series reading by fiction and music writer Tom Piazza
(October 3, 2005)
Fredericksen Appointed to Information Technology Services Post
(October 3, 2005)
EVENT: Music Department Showcases Ensembles during Meliora Weekend
(October 3, 2005)
EVENT: Chinese Artists to Make Hartnett Gallery Their Workshop
(September 30, 2005)
EVENT: 'Wilson Commons Wednesdays' Celebration Continues in October
(September 30, 2005)
Students Promote 'Be the Change Day' through Action, Reflection
(September 29, 2005)
University of Rochester Senior is One of Top 15 College 'Jeopardy' Contestants
(September 29, 2005)
EVENT: University of Rochester Hosts Cultural, Intellectual Weekend Celebration
(September 29, 2005)
EVENT: Exhibition by Rochester painter and mixed-media artist Kate Fisher
(September 28, 2005)
EVENT: "JAM-balaya 2," musical performances by University of Rochester students to raise money for the victims of the Gulf Coast hurricanes
(September 27, 2005)
Reading, Exhibit Examine Heroine in Joanna Scott's New Work
(September 27, 2005)
EVENT: Free Admission for University Community to Director's Film Screening
(September 27, 2005)
Professor Will Discuss Frida Kahlo at International Conference
(September 26, 2005)
EVENT: Lecture by Janis Gleason on her research about Kate Gleason, Rochesterian and engineer
(September 23, 2005)
EVENT: Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies luncheon talk by Luiza Nader, visiting Fulbright researcher, on neo-avantgarde art in Poland
(September 23, 2005)
EVENT: "Napoleon Dynamite's Kip & Pedro: An Evening with Aaron Ruell and Efren Ramirez"
(September 22, 2005)
EVENT: "Guantanamo Bay Meets the Marx Brothers" in Comic Masterpiece
(September 22, 2005)
EVENT: A discussion on "What You Should Know about the Next Energy Crisis," featuring Ben W. Ebenhack, senior lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Rochester.
(September 20, 2005)
EVENT: OSSIA to Premiere Student's Composition on Campus
(September 20, 2005)
EVENT: "The Way It Was: Visual Memorial of Two World War II Veterans," a dialogue between veterans who chronicled the war they experienced through photographs and sketches
(September 20, 2005)
EVENT: Stonehurst Regatta Mixes Crew Racing, Family Fun Beside the Genesee
(September 19, 2005)
EVENT: "Recovery Room," an exhibition by local photographer Susana Reisman
(September 15, 2005)
EVENT: "JAM-balaya," a dinner and show by University of Rochester students to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
(September 15, 2005)
EVENT: Fall Film Series Concentrates on Issues in Afro-British Cinema
(September 14, 2005)
EVENT: Six Authors Celebrate Their Craft in Neilly Series Lectures for 2005-06
(September 13, 2005)
EVENT: "Mind Over Madness" with Jim Karol
(September 13, 2005)
Rapid-Born Planets Present 'Baby Picture' of Our Early Solar System
(September 9, 2005)
EVENT: "The Climate for Change in Russia: A View from St. Petersburg," talk by Russian economist Nikita Maslennikov
(September 8, 2005)
EVENT: Screening of "The Flight that Fought Back," a television documentary about Flight 93 that crashed on Sept. 11, 2001
(September 8, 2005)
EVENT: The Plutzik Reading Series Continues with Michael Palmer
(September 7, 2005)
EVENT: Concert by Dashboard Confessional
(September 7, 2005)
EVENT: Sprinters Encouraged to 'Run the Dream' in Honor of Susan B. Anthony
(September 2, 2005)
EVENT: First 'Wilson Commons Wednesday' is Scheduled
(September 2, 2005)
Political Scientists Say They Can Reverse Trends of Citizen Despair
(September 1, 2005)
University Presents Goergen Awards to Faculty, Staff
(September 1, 2005)
EVENT: Convocation Marks Start of New College Year
(August 31, 2005)
EVENT: New Season of The Plutzik Reading Series Opens with Beverly Donofrio
(August 31, 2005)
William Scandling, University of Rochester Benefactor, Dies
(August 29, 2005)
EVENT: "Paula Crawford: By the Lake, " an exhibition of paintings and sculptures
(August 29, 2005)
Dryden Theatre at Eastman House Offers Discounts to College Classes
(August 29, 2005)
EVENT: Comedian Hal Sparks
(August 26, 2005)
University of Rochester Acquires Recent Archive of BOA Editions
(August 23, 2005)
New Appointees Join University of Rochester Advancement Efforts
(August 22, 2005)
University of Rochester Rises in U.S. News Rankings
(August 19, 2005)
EVENT: Welcome to New University of Rochester Students Means Connecting Them with People, Experiences Only a City Offers
(August 18, 2005)
DNA Mutation Puzzle Has Roots in Quantum Physics Weirdness
(August 18, 2005)
$400,000 Comes to Local Universities to Develop Space-Borne Camera
(August 16, 2005)
Local Science Teacher Receives 'Inspirational Teacher' Award
(August 11, 2005)
Deadline Extended for Book, Play Entries for New Writing Award
(August 11, 2005)
Fifteen High School Teens Present Physics Research
(August 10, 2005)
EVENT: Public Invited to Audition for Ensembles on River Campus
(August 9, 2005)
Biomedical Engineering Students Win National Design Competition
(August 5, 2005)
Leaders in Business, Financial Services, Health Care Elected Trustees
(August 5, 2005)
East High Teacher Wins Competitive Scholarship from Warner School
(August 5, 2005)
College Students with Rochester Ties Learn City Issues, Contribute to Community Programs for 4th Year
(August 3, 2005)
EVENT: Camp Experience Pairs Environmental Action with Media Savvy
(August 1, 2005)
EVENT: "Staff Infection," a juried exhibition that features the creative endeavors of River Campus Library staff members
(July 26, 2005)
Anthropologist Robert Foster Appointed Distinguished Professor
(July 22, 2005)
EVENT: 33rd annual Friends Book Sale at the University of Rochester
(July 20, 2005)
Professor Wins $75,000 Teaching-Scholar Honor in Chemistry
(July 19, 2005)
Local Hispanic Students Experiment with Science, Set Sights on College
(July 18, 2005)
EVENT: "Merlin the Magician in Literature and Culture," an exhibition of books and memorabilia
(July 15, 2005)
Art History, VCS Receive Luce Foundation Grant
(July 15, 2005)
Optical Scientist Wins Prestigious Vision Research Award
(July 15, 2005)
EVENT: Race Commemorates Anthony's Commitment to Women's Education
(July 15, 2005)
EVENT: Two photographs by University of Rochester artist in residence Carl Chiarenza now on view at George Eastman House
(July 14, 2005)
David Lewis and Julie Buehler Named Interim ITS Leaders
(July 12, 2005)
EVENT: Hopeman Memorial Carillon Summer Recital Series, featuring Tim Sleep of Illinois
(July 11, 2005)
Summer Dining Special Events Scheduled in Wilson Commons
(July 8, 2005)
EVENT: Hopeman Memorial Carillon Summer Recital Series, featuring the Groningen Duo, Auke de Boer and Adolph Rots, of the Netherlands
(July 6, 2005)
Thompson Named Sr. Vice President and Chief Advancement Officer
(July 1, 2005)
Joel Seligman Sets Priorities on First Day as President
(July 1, 2005)
EVENT: Hopeman Memorial Carillon Summer Recital Series, featuring Jeremy Chesman, carillonneur at Southwest Missouri State University
(June 29, 2005)
Skalny Center Director Honored for Advancing Polish Culture in U.S.
(June 28, 2005)
EVENT: "Gabriela Ponce: Photographs 2003-05," an exhibit of color digital prints
(June 27, 2005)
EVENT: Vendor Showcase Will Help with Planning for Upcoming Events
(June 24, 2005)
University of Rochester Announces Award in Praise of Area Writers
(June 23, 2005)
EVENT: Hopeman Memorial Carillon Summer Recital Series, featuring Laurel Buckwalter, carillonneur at Alfred University
(June 21, 2005)
Dean of School of Engineering Named William F. May Professor
(June 17, 2005)
EVENT: 'Wilson Commons Wednesday' Offers 'Getaway' Menu
(June 17, 2005)
New Protestant Chaplain Selected for University of Rochester
(June 17, 2005)
Circulation, Reference Areas in Rush Rhees Library Get Face-lift
(June 13, 2005)
Arie Bodek Named George E. Pake Professor of Physics
(June 7, 2005)
EVENT: Retiring Chemist and Former Dean Honored For 45-Year Tenure
(June 7, 2005)
EVENT: "Pictorial Celebration of a Marriage: Two Lives with a Camera," photographs by Robert W. Doty with text about his travels and married life
(June 6, 2005)
EVENT: Carillon Rings Out over Campus in Community Concert Series
(June 3, 2005)
Artist Judith Olson Gregory Receives Fairchild Award
(June 2, 2005)
University of Rochester, Jagiellonian University Agreement Paves Way for More Academic Interaction, Benefits
(May 26, 2005)
Dean of Faculty Search Committee Appointed; Newport Named Chair
(May 26, 2005)
Psychologist Richard Ryan Receives Community Education Award
(May 25, 2005)
Sheree Toth Named Acting Director at Mt. Hope Family Center
(May 24, 2005)
EVENT: Rochester Graduates Hear Words of Advice for Today
(May 15, 2005)
Largest Class of McNair Program Seniors Heads to Graduate School
(May 13, 2005)
New 'Nuclear Battery' Runs 10 Years, 10 Times More Powerful
(May 12, 2005)
Joanna Olmsted Appointed Interim Dean of the College Faculty
(May 12, 2005)
New Laser Facility Dedicated to President Emeritus Robert L. Sproull
(May 10, 2005)
EVENT: "A Nation at War," an exhibition of World War II-era letters, drawings, photographs, and memorabilia from Rare Books and Special Collections at the University of Rochester
(May 9, 2005)
Bacterial Enzyme Presents Possible Target Against Pathogens
(May 6, 2005)
National Optics Conference Dedicated to Center of Optics Founder
(May 5, 2005)
Seligman to Consult on College's Leadership as LeBlanc Accepts Miami Post
(May 5, 2005)
EVENT: Book signing for Voices of Summer: Ranking Baseball's 101 All-Time Best Announcers, by Curt Smith, senior lecturer in English
(May 5, 2005)
Mechanical Engineer to Receive 2005 Distinguished Alumnus Award
(May 4, 2005)
Gustafson Appointed to Named Professorship in German Studies
(May 4, 2005)
EVENT: Commemorative Event Celebrates Power of Women
(May 2, 2005)
Psychologist Appointed to Gowen Endowed Professorship
(May 2, 2005)
Midnight Ramblers Earn Third Place in National A Cappella Tournament
(May 2, 2005)
Five Scientists Win Prestigious Science Foundation CAREER Awards
(April 29, 2005)
EVENT: Lecture on inclusive education by Douglas Fisher, professor of education at San Diego State University and expert on reading and literacy
(April 29, 2005)
Suspicious Object Determined Safe by Rochester Police
(April 29, 2005)
EVENT: A Cappella Senior Show by the University of Rochester YellowJackets
(April 26, 2005)
EVENT: 12th annual Polish Youth Concert with young performers from the Rochester area
(April 25, 2005)
EVENT: Student Creates a Stage Musical about Life after College
(April 22, 2005)
University of Rochester Students Earn National Science Awards
(April 21, 2005)
EVENT: Commencement Ceremonies Set at University of Rochester
(April 21, 2005)
EVENT: "Beyond/In Western New York 2005 Biennial Exhibition," including works by two University of Rochester faculty members at Buffalo-area venues
(April 21, 2005)
EVENT: "Having a Seat at the Table: The Impact of Black Legislators on Congressional Debate," a lecture by Katrina Gamble, predoctoral fellow at the Center for the Study of African-American Politics at the University of Rochester
(April 19, 2005)
Glee Clubs Return to Campus
(April 19, 2005)
EVENT: Nick Tahou's Garbage Plate Run sponsored by Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity to support CURE Childhood Cancer Association
(April 19, 2005)
Record Number of University of Rochester Students Awarded Fulbright Grants
(April 14, 2005)
EVENT: Wilson Commons Serves Up Barbecue and Blues
(April 12, 2005)
EVENT: Annual Institute Will Focus on Future of Catholic Education
(April 12, 2005)
EVENT: "Always Suspect Everyone": Sex and Sensibility in Dickens
(April 12, 2005)
Mystery Climate Mechanism May Counteract Global Warming
(April 12, 2005)
Chemical Engineer Receives NSF's Prestigious CAREER Award
(April 8, 2005)
EVENT: "Aftermath of the 'Orange Revolution': Young People Will Protect Democracy," a lecture by Vyacheslav Bryukhovetskyy
(April 8, 2005)
EVENT: University Grassroots Sponsors Earth Day
(April 7, 2005)
Elmwood Avenue Lane Reductions to Start Next Week
(April 7, 2005)
EVENT: NASA Space Telescope Advisory Board Meets in Rochester
Prestigious Group Includes 12 University Alumni and Faculty
(April 6, 2005)
EVENT: Forum for Mayoral Candidates Planned at University
(April 6, 2005)
EVENT: University of Rochester Symphony Orchestra Concert
(April 5, 2005)
EVENT: "On Colonial State Violence: A History of the Death Penalty in Senegal," a talk by Dior Konate, predoctoral fellow at the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies
(April 5, 2005)
EVENT: University's International Theatre Program Presents World Premiere
(April 5, 2005)
EVENT: Neilly Series talk by Charles G. "Chip" Groat, director of the U.S. Geological Survey, the federal source for science about the Earth
(April 5, 2005)
University Professor Honored for Contributions to Music Education
(April 4, 2005)
EVENT: A Conversation with Louise Glück
(April 1, 2005)
EVENT: Modern Languages and Cultures Celebrated on Campus
(March 31, 2005)
EVENT: Reading by Linda Bierds, poet and professor of English at the University of Washington
(March 31, 2005)
EVENT: "Got Rhythm?", a musical revue presented by Off Broadway On Campus
(March 31, 2005)
EVENT: University Choir's annual spring show
(March 31, 2005)
EVENT: Pride Network Sponsors Events to Celebrate 'Gaypril'
(March 31, 2005)
EVENT: Video Conference with Tuscany Personalizes Study Abroad Experience
(March 31, 2005)
EVENT: "Encore," Ballet Performance Group's annual spring show
(March 30, 2005)
EVENT: Recital by Stephen Beus, winner of the 2004 Kosciuszko Foundation National Chopin Piano Competition
(March 30, 2005)
EVENT: Campus Blood Drive Scheduled for April
(March 30, 2005)
EVENT: "Russia's Difficult Way Towards Democracy," lecture by Ernst-Joerg von Studnitz, former German ambassador to Russia
(March 29, 2005)
Friends Group Gives Funds for Library Purchases
(March 29, 2005)
EVENT: Tsunami Reconstruction Music Fest
(March 29, 2005)
EVENT: "A Night of Improv with Trix: Whose ASL is It?" by national deaf performer Trix Bruce
(March 28, 2005)
EVENT: University Jazz Ensemble Premieres Commissioned Work
(March 28, 2005)
EVENT: "Music in Time of Conflict," a concert by the University of Rochester Chamber Singers
(March 28, 2005)
New Study Begins on How Children Handle Effects of Domestic Violence
(March 25, 2005)
EVENT: Senior Studio Majors Exhibit at Two Venues with Range of Techniques
(March 24, 2005)
EVENT: Annual Sandwich-Making Expresses Concern for People in Need
(March 24, 2005)
EVENT: Concert of sacred and classical music by Eastman School of Music students for tsunami relief efforts
(March 24, 2005)
EVENT: Midnight Ramblers A Cappella Spring Show
(March 24, 2005)
EVENT: "Confessional Poetics of the Body in Late Medieval Literature," a lecture by Cathryn Meyer, this year's Helen Ann Mins Robbins Fellow
(March 23, 2005)
EVENT: Economist Robert E. Hall Chosen as 2005 McKenzie Lecturer
(March 23, 2005)
EVENT: Broadway Producer Takes Questions from University of Rochester Students
(March 22, 2005)
EVENT: Coaching Sessions with Internationally Renowned Pianist Open to Audience
(March 22, 2005)
EVENT: Fund Raising Efforts for Tsunami Relief Continue
(March 22, 2005)
EVENT: Graduate Studies Conference Explores Public Displays of Affection
(March 22, 2005)
EVENT: Nel Noddings to Speak at Warner School's Scandling Lecture Series
(March 22, 2005)
EVENT: University of Rochester Chamber Ensembles concert
(March 21, 2005)
University of Rochester Chamber Orchestra and Chamber Singers Concert
(March 21, 2005)
EVENT: Showing of Clando by Jean-Marie Teno, a Cameroonian filmmaker
(March 21, 2005)
EVENT: The 13th annual Crimson & Creme Benefit Ball, sponsored by Pi Beta chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
(March 21, 2005)
University of Rochester Sets Tuition Rates for 2005-06
(March 21, 2005)
EVENT: "Japanese Music Night," a fundraiser for University of Rochester Simulation Gaming Association anime screenings
(March 21, 2005)
EVENT: 2004 Nobel Laureate David Gross discusses "The Future of Physics: 25 Questions That Might Guide Physics in the Next 25 Years"
(March 18, 2005)
EVENT: "A Paradise for Killers: Marco Polo and the Garden of the Assassins," a talk by Michael J. Murrin, the David B. and Clara E. Stern Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Religion and Literature in the University of Chicago Divinity School.
(March 17, 2005)
Film Historian Discusses First Post-War German Feature Film
(March 17, 2005)
EVENT: A talk on "Making a Difference in Corporate Decisions: Investing for Social and Environmental Accountability"
(March 17, 2005)
EVENT: Panel discussion on Social Security reform
(March 17, 2005)
EVENT: Bella Spring Fest, a benefit open house for Mt. Hope Family Center and The Humane Society at Lollypop Farm
(March 17, 2005)
EVENT: Kafka Prize-Winning Author Will Read from Her Work
(March 16, 2005)
EVENT: Lecture on the American visa lottery and its impact on Africans living in the United States by Juliana Makuchi Nfah-Abbenyi of the University of Southern Mississippi
(March 16, 2005)
Susan Gibbons Picked as 'Mover & Shaker' by Library Journal
(March 16, 2005)
EVENT: Skalny Center luncheon talk by Krzysztof Zamorski, professor of history at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, on history as a human experience
(March 15, 2005)
EVENT: Work in Progress Seminar by Kathy Robinson, assistant professor of music education at the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester, on choral dance songs from South Africa
(March 15, 2005)
River Campus Libraries Unveils 'UR Research'
New Way for Faculty to Store and Share Work, Track How Often Cited
(March 15, 2005)
EVENT: Research seminar on quilts and African-American identity by Janet Catherine Berlo, professor of art history and visual and cultural studies at the University of Rochester
(March 14, 2005)
Gift Honors Legendary Professor of History and Former Rochester City Historian
(March 11, 2005)
EVENT: 'Wilson Commons Wednesdays' Marks St. Patrick's Day
(March 10, 2005)
EVENT: "An Introduction to Argentine Tango," a lecture/demonstration with Emmanuelle Loustaunou
(March 10, 2005)
EVENT: Neilly Series lecture by Paula A. Treichler of the University of Illinois on community and cultural responses to AIDS
(March 8, 2005)
EVENT: Talk by W. Kenneth Cauthen, professor emeritus of theology at Colgate Rochester Divinity School, on dealing with race, class, and culture in our lives
(March 7, 2005)
EVENT: "An Evening of Contemporary Dance,""works by Lionel Popkin and Agnès Benoit-Nader
(March 4, 2005)
EVENT: Concert by the Millennium Collective, an improvisation ensemble
(March 4, 2005)
EVENT: Non-Vacationers Inivited to 'Island Getaway' in Wilson Commons
(March 3, 2005)
EVENT: Roundtable discussion on Africans and the Industrial Revolution in England: A Study in International Trade and Economic Development, an award-winning book by Joseph Inikori, University of Rochester professor of history.
(March 3, 2005)
Midnight Ramblers to Compete in National Finals of A Cappella
(March 2, 2005)
EVENT: Reading by author Kathryn Davis, professor of English at Skidmore College
(March 2, 2005)
Local Geneticist Convinces NIH to Sequence Wasp Genome
(March 1, 2005)
University of Rochester's Warner School Announces Scholarships, Tuition Grants for Area Educators
(March 1, 2005)
University of Rochester Graduate Awarded Fulbright Scholarship
(March 1, 2005)
EVENT: "Voices of History: Chivalry, Violence, and World War I," a lecture by Allen Frantzen, professor of English at Loyola University Chicago
(February 28, 2005)
EVENT: Susan B. Anthony Institute Presents 12th Annual Graduate Conference
(February 25, 2005)
EVENT: SIMCON Gaming Convention Returns for its 27th Straight Year
(February 25, 2005)
Top Female Chemist Receives $20,000 Dreyfus Foundation Award
(February 24, 2005)
EVENT: "(En)Gendered: Identity, Gender, and Art," a juried student exhibit sponsored by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Rochester
(February 24, 2005)
Ethics Bowl Team Places Second at Regional Competition
(February 24, 2005)
EVENT: "Return of the Native: Amiri Baraka, the New Nationalism, and Black Power Politics," a talk by Cedric Johnson, postdoctoral fellow at the University of Rochester's Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies
(February 23, 2005)
Psychology Journal Based in Rochester Ranked No. 1 in its Field
(February 23, 2005)
EVENT: Polish and American Scholars Gather in Warsaw to Analyze How Memories about Race and Nationalism Can Be Distorted, Forgotten
(February 23, 2005)
Children's Institute Program Earns National Recognition for Helping Children Adjust to Changes When Parents Divorce
(February 22, 2005)
EVENT: Showing of Pieces d'Identites, a modern fairy tale set in contemporary Europe
(February 22, 2005)
'Sophomore Saturdays' Engage Rochester Class in Life of the City
(February 18, 2005)
EVENT: University of Rochester Jazz Ensemble Concert
(February 17, 2005)
EVENT: Reading by poet Alan Shapiro, William Rand Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of English at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(February 17, 2005)
EVENT: Neilly Series lecture by Kim J. Vicente, Canadian innovator and engineer on how technology can work for people
(February 17, 2005)
EVENT: "Quilts for a New Millennium," an exhibition by Carol Taylor
(February 15, 2005)
EVENT: Showing of The Language You Cry In, a 1998 scholarly detective story on how African Americans have retained links to their African past
(February 15, 2005)
Cicchetti Recognized for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology
(February 15, 2005)
EVENT: University of Rochester Wind Symphony Concert
(February 14, 2005)
EVENT: Reading by poet Daniel Donaghy as part of The Plutzik Series
(February 11, 2005)
New Measurement Undermines Physicists' Theories for Nature's Hidden 'Particle-Force' Collaboration
(February 10, 2005)
EVENT: Alumnus to Deliver Engineering Week Keynote Address on Feb. 25
(February 10, 2005)
EVENT: Pancake Breakfast fund-raisers for Alternative Spring Break program by students at the University of Rochester
(February 10, 2005)
EVENT: "Asylum and Disposability," a lecture by Ranjana Khanna, associate professor of English and Women's Studies at Duke University
(February 9, 2005)
EVENT: "Bourne Over Baghdad," lecture and discussion with Robert Westbrook, professor of history at the University of Rochester
(February 9, 2005)
EVENT: University Theatre Program Re-imagines Shaw
(February 8, 2005)
Milford Named Information Security Officer
(February 8, 2005)
EVENT: Skalny Center luncheon talk by Mary Jane Curry, assistant professor at the Warner School, on "The Global Imperative of English in Academic Publishing"
(February 8, 2005)
EVENT: "'A Horde of Brigands:' The Great Louisiana Slave Revolt of 1811," a lecture by Robert L. Paquette, Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of American History at Hamilton College
(February 8, 2005)
EVENT: Journalist To Discuss His Findings on U.S. 'Prison-Industrial Complex'
(February 8, 2005)
EVENT: Concert pianist Zora Mihailovich in recital
(February 8, 2005)
EVENT: Lecture on human rights in Africa by Kenneth W. Harrow, director of the Comparative Literature and Studies Program at Michigan State University
(February 8, 2005)
EVENT: 'Wilson Commons Wednesdays' Marks Chinese New Year
(February 7, 2005)
Laser Laboratory Offers High School Summer Research Program
(February 7, 2005)
EVENT: University of Rochester Chamber Orchestra Concert
(February 7, 2005)
EVENT: University of Rochester's Wind Symphony in concert with the Cornell Wind Ensemble
(February 4, 2005)
EVENT: University Orchestra Marks its 50th with the 'Ninth'
Longstanding Ensemble Unites Community Residents, Students in Performance
(February 3, 2005)
EVENT: Lecture by Dior Konate, predoctoral fellow at the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies, on colonial prisons in Senegal
(February 2, 2005)
EVENT: Benefit Concert for Spinal Cord Research
(January 31, 2005)
EVENT: Neilly Series lecture by Katherine Ashenburg, author of The Mourner's Dance: What We Do When People Die, on mourning practices in North America
(January 31, 2005)
Stanley Byrd Named HR Manager, To Focus on Diversity
(January 28, 2005)
EVENT: Discussion on the magnetic workings of the Sun by astrophysicist John H. Thomas of the University of Rochester
(January 28, 2005)
EVENT: Showing of Black Girl, a 1966 film classic about an African woman who lives in slavery after she moves to France with a family
(January 28, 2005)
Local Teen Reaches Final Round in 'Junior Nobel Prize'
(January 28, 2005)
EVENT: Frederick Douglass Web Presence Enhanced by Xerox Gift
(January 27, 2005)
EVENT: Dance lecture/demonstration by choreographer Simone Forti
(January 27, 2005)
EVENT: Interfaith service and fund-raising dinner for victims of the tsunami disaster
(January 26, 2005)
Student Art Sought for Juried Show
(January 25, 2005)
EVENT: Rochester Invitational Exhibition: local artists show work
(January 25, 2005)
EVENT: Nominations sought for Student Life Awards
(January 25, 2005)
EVENT: Campus Blood Drive Scheduled for February
(January 25, 2005)
EVENT: Luncheon talk by University of Warsaw professors on Poland's new public awareness of gender and sexuality
(January 25, 2005)
EVENT: Annual Anthony Legacy Dinner Salutes Women's Successes, Achievements
(January 25, 2005)
Two Local Teens Make Semi-Finals in National Science Competition
(January 20, 2005)
EVENT: Talk by 'Boondocks' Creator Canceled
(January 19, 2005)
Quantum Physicist Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society
(January 18, 2005)
EVENT: "Music and Poetry in the 19th Century Italian Salon," a lecture and recital by the Risorgimento Project
(January 18, 2005)
EVENT: Work in Progress Seminar by Beth A. Buggenhagen, assistant professor of anthropology, on Senegalese Muslim traders in U.S. cities
(January 18, 2005)
EVENT: "Life," an exhibit of old and new photographs chronicling events in the life of the artist
(January 18, 2005)
EVENT: 'Wilson Commons Wednesdays' Return for Spring Semester
(January 11, 2005)
EVENT: Neilly Series lecture by Stewart Weaver, professor of history at the University of Rochester, on mountaineering in the Himalaya and its fascination for British explorers
(January 10, 2005)
New College Admissions Handbook Puts Supportive Spin on Tips, Techniques for Writing Top-Notch Essays
(January 7, 2005)
Astronomer's Baby Planet Makes RedNova Top Ten Science List
(January 6, 2005)
New 'Pure Light' Technology Makes Computer Screens, Cell Phone Displays More Power Efficient
(January 5, 2005)
EVENT: Conference on Student Leadership, Urban Education Launches 'UR Here' Initiative, Honors Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
(January 5, 2005)
EVENT: "The Physician's 'Negro': Comparative Racial Analysis in 19th-Century Medicine," a lecture by Evelynn M. Hammonds of Harvard University, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day
(January 4, 2005)
EVENT: Comedian/television commentator Mo Rocca
(January 3, 2005)
EVENT: Talk by cartoonist/writer Aaron McGruder, creator of "The Boondocks"
(January 3, 2005)