University of Rochester
Summer 2004

Rochester Review


Lynn Gatto's fourth-grade class

Head of the Class

Fourth-grade teacher Lynn Gatto, a doctoral student at the Warner School, encourages her students to talk—and talk and talk. Her interactive approach is part of the reason she is the New York State Teacher of the Year. By Jayne Denker

Blog, Blog, Blog . . .

Goodbye, diary. Hello, Weblog. Rochester students are discovering that the latest form of online expression—“blogs,” for short—can be an intriguing way to write about themselves, their lives, and their interests. By Jenny Leonard

Abso-LUTE-ly Fabulous

The music of 400 years ago can bring a thoroughly modern air to contemporary classical music, says master lutenist Paul O’Dette, who will direct a new graduate program in early music at the Eastman School. By Scott Hauser

Bringing Balance to the NCAA

A former president of two universities, Myles Brand ’67 (PhD) has his own philosophic outlook as the head of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. By Ron Thomas ’71

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