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University of Rochester

Volume 61, Number 1, Fall 1998

Departments Features
Letters to the Editor

President's Page

Rochester in Review

  • Photo: Book learning in Rush Rhees Library
  • In brief: freshman class, new trustees, University Press, and more
  • Rochester Quotes
  • Photo: Sesqui is coming
  • Sports: Sports complex to get overhaul; winter and spring wrap-ups
  • Review Point: Eric Hanushek, professor of economics and public policy

Alumni Review

  • Sesquicentennial celebration: dates and preliminary plans
  • Alumni Relations gets new director
  • Mary-Frances Winters '73, '82S (MBA), Hutchison medalist
  • Katherine Hayles '77 (PhD), distinguished scholar awardee
  • Bob Witmer '59, Armstrong Alumni Award winner
  • VAN alumni recruit Rochester's best and brightest
  • Lambda builds alumni momentum
  • June reunion photo report

Alumni Gazette

  • Mr. Good Vibes: Ted Piltzecker '72E
  • Taking bankruptcy out of the closet: Trudy Nowak '76
  • Trusting your instincts: Joyce Masur Buell '68
  • Magic maker: Michael Kanfer '80
  • Women's hall of famer: Mary Steichen Calderone '39M (MD)
  • Making (sound) waves: Ilene Busch Vishniac '75

Class Notes

Books & Recordings
by alumni and faculty

  • Recommended Reading

Bob Ludwig '66E, disk master to the stars

Alumni Association Announcements

Special Report: Bridging the Cultural Gap Between Poverty and Medicine
by Tom Rickey

"We need to do a better job of teaching our young physicians the 'art part' of dealing with people in poverty," says the head of pediatric emergency medicine at the Medical Center's Strong Memorial Hospital.

Jim Pawelczyk's Excellent Adventure
by Steve Bradt

When Jim Pawelczyk '82 was a junior, his swim coach set him to researching the mechanics of competitive swimming. And that, it seems, is how he got started on a career that put him aboard the 25th flight of space shuttle Columbia.

Author, Author!
by Sally Parker

Literary scholar Bette London examines the practice of automatic writing--the transcription of spirit messages received from beyond the grave. It is, she says, one of the unorthodox routes to authorship taken by women writers of the not-so-distant past.

125 Years of "Workings and History"

Through a series of changes in name, literary style, and editorial slant, the Campus Times hits its century-and-a-quarter mark. It's celebrated on these pages with excerpts culled from 125 years of student newspapering.

1997-1998: A Year in Review

From the discovery of a novel way of producing DNA, to new alliances in health care and music education, to national and international conferences on the Congress, quantum optics, and Robin Hood--a look back at the academic year just past.

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