University of Rochester
November-December 2007

Rochester Review

A Critical Need for Space

The Medical Center outlines plans for an expansion at Strong Memorial Hospital.

Leading the Chase

Rochester plays host to Division III’s largest and longest-running basketball tournament. By Ryan Whirty

What a Weekend!

Alumni, parents, students, and friends gather for Meliora Weekend 2007.

toc photo WOUND-UP: The members of the A441 Wind Quintet—Richard Chen ’08E (bassoon), of Taipei, Taiwan; Shane Helfner ’08E (oboe), of Commack, N.Y.; Helen Kong ’08E (flute), of Coral Springs, Fla.; Dan Nebel ’08E (horn), of Los Alamos, N.M.; and Oliver Hagen ’08E (clarinet), of New York City—take a break form the pressure of posing for the cover.

Building George’s Dream House

Nearly 90 years on the drawing board, the original idea for building the Eastman School—and Eastman Theatre—is guiding plans for a 21st-century addition. Graphics by Paulina Garces Reid

‘We Will Prevail’

“It will always be a part of our past, and nothing should ever be erased. Now is the time to move on to a new normalcy, a new birth,” says Ed Spencer ’67, the associate vice president for student affairs at Virginia Tech, as his campus moves forward from a tragedy. By David McKay Wilson

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