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Rochester Review
January-February 2009
Vol. 71, No. 3

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January-February 2009 Fresh Faces

What’s the Class of 2012 like? Let us introduce you. Stories by Robin L. Flanigan. Photographs by Richard Baker

Ideas for Energy

Trustee and Nobel Prize winner Steven Chu ’70 is tapped to lead the U.S. Department of Energy. By Jonathan Sherwood ’04 (MA)

Policy Guide

Heather Higginbottom ’94 will help shape domestic policy in the Obama administration. By David McKay Wilson

Why Darwin Matters

As H. Allen Orr prepares to receive one of the rarest accolades in science, the evolutionary biologist talks about the legacy of Charles Darwin. Interview by Scott Hauser

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