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University of Rochester

Volume 60, Number 1, Fall 1997

Departments Features
Letters to the Editor

Rochester in Review

  • Photo: Getting Oriented
  • The Cyber University
  • Photo: Longhorns at Eastman
  • New Trustees Elected
  • Rochester Quotes
  • Sports
  • ReView Point: The Church of Baseball
    --by George Grella

Alumni Review

  • Herbert York '42, '43 (MA) receives Hutchison Medal
  • Sidney Aroesty '74 wins Armstrong Award
  • California alumni take in-depth look at TV and Movies
  • Corrections to Alumni Directory
  • Changes to Trustees' Council
  • Rochester traditions
  • Photos: Ray McConnell birthday; toasting coach Peter Lyman '47
  • Alumni Councils
  • Reunion report

Alumni Gazette

  • Peak Experience: Lawrence Creature '87, '94S (MBA)
  • "M&A" JD: Nancy Lieberman '77
  • Talking Head Doctor: Stephen McLeod-Bryant '80, '84M (MD)
  • Collector's Collector: Stuart Schneider '72
  • Harpsichordist for Jefferson: Nancy Cooper '83 (DMA)

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: Witmer Family
  • In Appreciation: Bruce Schimmel '74; Barry Florescue '66; Ben Nicollette

Books & Recordings
by alumni and faculty

Jeff Cohen '81: "Deciding What's Good for General Motors"

Back cover
Light fantastic: fiber optics

Alumni Association Announcements

Depression and the "Golden Years"
by Kathy Quinn Thomas

Eric Caine, newly named chair of the department of psychology, talks about late-life depression, and what his department is doing to identify and alleviate this illness before it becomes an unendurable pain.

The Moveable Classroom
photos by Sandy Hill

On a residential campus such as Rochester's, learning takes place wherever students hang, from the Commons, dorms, and library stacks to chapel, theater, and weight room.

There Are Plenty of Jobs Out There, If You Qualify
by Ronald N. Yeaple

Basing his advice on a survey of over 450 successful Rochester alumni, a Simon School professor writes about ways of turbo-charging your career.

Making a Run for It: Mr. Schwartz (Almost) Goes to London
by Jan Fitzpatrick

On the run with Rod Schwartz '79, '80S (MBA), an American-born London banker, as he tries for a third-party seat in the British Parliament.

1996-1997: A Retrospective

From the Rochester Renaissance Plan to groundbreaking for a new medical research building to the continuing progress of the Eastman Initiatives (and much more), a look back at the academic year just past. Among the highlights:

  • Faculty and Student Honors
  • High Ratings for Research Productivity
  • Renaissance Men and Women
  • A One-of-a-Kind Reunion
  • A New Program in Health Care Management
  • Building on Medical Center's Strengths
  • Linking Medicine and Engineering
  • A Boost for Optics Research
  • Campus Improvements
  • A Twist to Time and Space
  • Eastman Celebrates Its 75th
  • Dean of the Faculty for the College
  • Eastman Takes the Initiative

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