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University of Rochester

Volume 59, Number 3, Spring-Summer 1997

Departments Features
Letters to the Editor

President's Page

Rochester in Review

  • Photo: Everybody's a conductor?
  • Renaissance for Math
  • Senior Named to USA Today Academic First Team
  • Campus Gets Facilities Update
  • Eastman Marks Its 75th
  • "Virtual" Library
  • Rochester Ranks 12th
  • U.S. News: Grad Programs Among the Best
  • Search Committee for Eastman School Head
  • Simon Dean on Entitlements and Productivity
  • Engineers Week
  • In Brief
  • Research Notes
    --Student Juggler
  • Quotes
  • Sports
  • ReView Point: Jeremy Greenwood

Alumni Review

  • River Campus Reunion '97 & '98
  • Trustees' Council Represents College
  • Late-Forties Fiftieth Reunion
  • Alumni Councils
  • Mainland China Scholarship
  • Global Relations Expand

Alumni Gazette

  • Preaching Gospel: Horace Boyer '73E (PhD)
  • Home Maker: Janice Brown Goldfrank '68
  • AIDS Researcher: Harry Kestler '79, 85 (PhD)
  • Microbe Hunter: Kathleen Friend Gensheimer '77M (MD)
  • Arraigning Terror: Michael Telesca '52
  • See How She Runs: Susan Bass Levin '72
  • Columbia Crew Member: James Pawelczyk '82

Class Notes

  • River Campus Undergraduate
  • River Campus Graduate
  • Eastman School of Music
  • School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • School of Nursing
  • In Memoriam
  • Class Acts: Special Achievement
  • Alumni Relations: Somers Family
  • In Appreciation: Skalny Foundation
  • Meliorist: Jennifer Romano '95, Community Service Network

Books & Recordings
by alumni and faculty

Lee Clark Mitchell '69: Westerns Explorer

Alumni Association Announcements

Class of 2000
by Denise Bolger Kovnat

At the turn of the millennium, this year's freshmen will become the 150th class to graduate from the University. What links them to--or distinguishes them from--the 149 other classes this institution has seen?

The Mind-Body Connection
by Kathy Quinn Thomas

Granny was right, after all. There is such a physical connection--and much of the evidence for it originated from the Medical Center's Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy.

by Sally Parker

Rochester's varsity debaters are now ranked eighth in the nation. How did this argumentative group get so good? One answer is practice, practice, practice.

Amassing Thoreau
by Kathy Quinn Thomas

How Raymond Borst '33 acquired one of the world's greatest collections of the works of Henry David Thoreau, now on deposit in Rush Rhees Library.

About That String Quartet on the Basketball Court
by Denise Bolger Kovnat

The extraordinary Ying Quartet, Eastman alumni all, is back at the school. This time they're faculty--bringing their expertise and evangelism to a bold new, community-focused program.

Rochester Review for the Web
Editor: Margaret Bond
Associate editor: Denise Bolger Kovnat
Class Notes editor: Erin Dwyer
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Web Review: Joseph P. Chakalis, Sr.
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