of 2003 celebrates 'best day of the year'
Undaunted by overcast skies and a slight delay
caused by traffic tie-ups on roads leading to campus, the Class
of 2003 celebrated its academic success during the 133rd Undergraduate
Commencement ceremony held at McGuirk Alumni Stadium.
issue approved by Romney aide
A scaled-down bond issue for capital projects
across the University system was approved this week by the Romney
also to head SPHHS on interim basis
A national search for a new dean of the School
of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS) took an abrupt turn
this week as Eileen Breslin, dean of the School of Nursing, was
named to head SPHHS on an interim basis.
dollars hit record high
With dollars from the state harder to come by
these days, interim Vice Chancellor for Research Fred Byron offered
the Faculty Senate some good news May 22 when he reported that research
funding is up nearly 11 percent over last year. Byron also announced
that income from intellectual property is on the rise.
wins APSA Congressional Fellowship
Assistant professor of Political Science Vincent
G. Moscardelli has been awarded an American Political Science Association
Congressional Fellowship for the 2003-04 academic year.
passes recommendations to maintain quality of undergraduate programs
during fiscal difficulties
At its May 22 meeting, the Faculty Senate approved
guidelines designed to maintain "the quality of undergraduate
education and student success through the current fiscal crisis
at the University."
Billed as a "ticket to a world of artistic
excellence, the Fine Arts Center's 2003-04 season boasts a variety
of dance, theater and classical music as well as jazz, world and
popular music performances.
players named All-Americans
Senior midfielder Chris Fiore this week was named
a first team All-American by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse