University of Rochester
NEWS AND FACTS

Skip Navigation Bar
Winter 1999-2000
Vol. 62, No. 2

Review home
Archives


Departments

Letters to the Editor

President's Page

Rochester in Review

Alumni Review

Alumni Gazette

Class Notes

Books & Recordings

After/Words

Back cover

Alumni Association announcements

[NEWS AND FACTS BANNER]
Phone BookContact the UniversitySearch/Index
News and Facts
Rochester Review--University of Rochester magazine

Features

Celebrating 150 years
Get the details on our once-in-a-lifetime Sesquicentennial Weekend, October 12-15, 2000


Features

Beside the Genesee: Planting a College at Rochester
by Jan LaMartina Waxman

One hundred and fifty years ago--in rented rooms, with a faculty and students largely pinched from a neighboring college--a new "university" put down fragile roots in the young city of Rochester, New York. Here's how it all started.


Here's to Your (Future) Health
by Tom Rickey

In a bold new venture, engineers and physicians are together creating an arsenal of gee-whiz devices designed to put you in charge of keeping up on your own well-being--routinely, cheaply, and conveniently at home.

  • Coming to a Drugstore Near You: Smart Tools in Your Future


Wilson Day '99: Service with More Than a Few Smiles
by Scott Hauser

Rochester freshmen learn some important lessons on their first day of school--and they haven't even been in class yet.

  • Wilson Day USA


Opening the Gates
by David Raymond

A community-wide festival celebrates classical music and the African-American musician.


Signs of New Languages
by Scott Hauser

What does a brand-new language look like, and how does it evolve into a mature language that can communicate abstract concepts? Rochester researchers are finding out by studying homemade sign languages.


Mr. Kennedy Went to Washington . . . and Loved It
by Scott Hauser

Well, he loved it except for the year he spent as chief White House spokesman on the Lewinsky matter. But aside from that . . .

  • If You Think Nightline Is a Tough Gig: Try Singing for Your Supper
  • Mr. Meier Goes to Washington


Join Our Listserv
Want to be alerted by e-mail as soon as Rochester Review is posted to the Web? To receive regular e-mail synopses of the latest electronic issue, send an e-mail note to majordomo@listener.uis.rochester.edu. In the body of the message type, in lower case: subscribe rochrev

Rochester Review for the Web
Editor: Margaret Bond
Associate editor: Scott Hauser
Class Notes editor: Tricia Campbell
Design supervisor: Stephen Reynolds
Graphic artist: Jeannine Papelino
Webmaster: Joseph P. Chakalis, Sr.
Staff photographer: Shannon Taggart
Copy coordinator: Joyce Farrell

Editorial office: 147 Wallis Hall, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627-0033
(716) 275-4117 | Fax: (716) 275-0359 | E-mail: rochrev@admin.rochester. edu


Published three times a year for alumni, students, their parents, and other friends of the University, Rochester Review is produced by the Office of University Public Relations, Robert Kraus, associate vice president for public relations.

Opinions expressed are those of the authors, the editors, or their subjects and do not necessarily represent official positions of the University of Rochester.

Maintained by University Public Relations
Please send your comments and suggestions to:
Rochester Review.

Contact the UniversityPhonebookSearch/IndexBack to Home [RUSH RHEES LIBRARY IMAGE]
©Copyright 1999 — 2002 University of Rochester