University of Rochester
Spring 2006

Rochester Review

Peter Lennie

New Dean of the College Named

Noted neuroscientist Peter Lennie, the founding chair of Rochester’s Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, returns in July to lead the College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering.

Searching for Cures

The James P. Wilmot Cancer Center is poised to break ground on a new building, a cornerstone of its plan to improve patient care, expand research, and earn new recognition from the National Cancer Institute.

Robert Rose ’94M (PhD), Richard Reichman, and William Bonnez

A Cancer Vaccine Is Born

For more than 20 years, three Medical Center scientists have explored ways to develop a vaccine against the main culprit behind cervical cancer. This year, the results of their work may be in doctors’ offices across the country. By Corydon Ireland

Generation: First

Meet a few of the Rochester students who are the first in their families to go to college. By Jayne Denker

Rediscovering a ‘Lost’ Spiritual Book

The College is home to two of the world’s most highly regarded experts on Tantra, and they are helping to rediscover the philosophical richness and the widespread influence of the often misunderstood South Asian tradition. By Scott Hauser

Still Seeking Susan B.

Rochester scholars and students reflect on the legacy of the pioneering activist as they commemorate the 100 years since her death in 1906. By Jenny Leonard

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