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Kofi Adisa, a Ph.D. candidate, reads 'Rosa in Three Movements' at a reading marathon in the Student Union organized by the Long River Review, UConn's student literary journal.
Kofi Adisa, a Ph.D. candidate, reads “Rosa in Three Movements” at a reading marathon in the Student Union organized by the Long River Review, UConn’s student literary journal.
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December 12, 2005 ¦ Volume 24, No. 15
Publication Notice:
This is the last issue of the Advance for the fall semester. We will resume weekly publication on Tuesday, January 17.

Report urges active role for retired faculty, staff

“Many retired faculty and staff members have a strong desire to remain active in their fields and in the University community,” says pharmacy professor Michael Gerald, chair of the Provost’s Committee to Study Issues of Retired Faculty and Staff. “But often when they retire, they have little contact with the University, and it’s not by choice.

Hospital's safety project demonstrates progress
Pocket guides for managing pain, “smart pumps” to dispense medicine, more dispensers for antibacterial gel, and better ways to predict which patients are at risk for falls – all are improvements to the care at John Dempsey Hospital planned or undertaken in the past year.

Preparations now underway for University re-accreditation
The New England Association of Schools and Colleges’ Commission on Institutions of Higher Education will be evaluating the University for reaccreditation in April 2007, and a team of faculty, staff, students, and administrators has already begun preparing.

Greek Life to be strengthened
A team of UConn students, staff, and alumni have begun working to reinvigorate the Greek Life system at UConn, hoping to become a national model within five years.

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