University of Rochester
Winter 2004

Rochester Review


Because They’re There

Stewart Weaver, professor of history at Rochester, and Maurice Isserman ’79 (PhD), professor of history at Hamilton College, have begun a quest to write a history of efforts to conquer the Himalaya. By Scott Hauser


Equestrian Club

Club Horse

“Being a member of the Equestrian Club enriches your student life,” say members of the College group that finds more than a hobby in horseback riding. Photography by Elizabeth Torgerson-Lamark. Text by Jayne Denker



A MAG-nificent Specimen

What can 21st-century technology reveal about a 2,000-year-old Egyptian mummy? Curators from the Memorial Art Gallery and scientists from the Medical Center join forces in an unusual collaboration to find out. By Scott Hauser


On the Origins of Diversity

In a new book that challenges one of the pillars of evolution, Joan Roughgarden ’68 blends biological science, politics, public policy, religion, and social ethics to argue for a more tolerant understanding of human diversity. By Scott Hauser

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