University of Rochester
Fall 2005

Rochester Review


Fighting a New Flu

As medical scientists worldwide raise the alarm about the threat posed to humans by “bird flu,” a Rochester doctor leads a national study to test whether a vaccine will be effective in fighting the potential pandemic. By Scott Hauser

The Puzzle Locker

Unlocking a ‘Puzzle’

Conceived, developed, written, and staged for the first time by the College’s International Theatre Program, the world premiere of The Puzzle Locker, by Obie Award-winning playwright Daving Hancock, offered an unusual glimpse into how plays are crafted. Photography by Richard Baker. Text by Scott Hauser

Choice Assignments

“We were able to solve this problem for all those kids. That makes me happy,” says one of two Rochester-trained economists who are teaming up to design better ways to assign high schoolers to their preferred public schools. By David McKay Wilson

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