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- Latest Results
on Artificial Cornea Implants
- Volunteers Needed
for Lego Tournament
- Arrested for
Basketball Pep Rally, Warner Lunchtime Session, Anniversary Concert,
Simon Info. Reception
- In the Headlines:
Bankey on Traumatic Injury, Bredes on Women in Politics
Cornea Offers Better Results for Infants, Some Blind Patients
The results of operations involving the first infants and children in
the world to receive a new version of an artificial cornea implant,
performed by physicians at the University Eye Institute and a colleague
at Johns Hopkins University, are being announced at the annual meeting
of the American Academy of Ophthalmology this week in Las Vegas.
Wanted for Second Annual Lego Tournament
The University is hosting the Second Annual Finger Lakes FIRST LEGO
League Tournament on Sunday, December 3. Boys and girls from across
New York will compete in teams to build lego robots. Those who are interested
in volunteering or sponsoring teams should contact Charmel Trinidad
at x5-2354 or email@example.com.
Staff, and Students 'Arrested' for Charity
The annual Alpha-Traz will arrest 18 faculty, staff, and student prisoners
on Friday, November 17, to raise money and awareness for the Golisano
Children's Hospital at Strong and Cardiac Care, a national philanthropy.
Basketball Pep Rally: Season-opening celebration featuring food, games,
and performances, Palestra, 9 to 10:30 p.m.
Warner School Lunchtime Information Session: Director's Meeting Room
of the Student Living Center, Eastman School, noon.
Eastman Computer Music Center Anniversary Concert: Guest composer and
lecturer Perry Cook, Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.
Simon School Information Reception: Learn more about the M.S. in Science
and Technology distance program, Carol Simon Hall Lobby, 4:30 to 6:30
p.m. To register, call x5-3736 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
these calendars for more events: Currents,
of Nursing, and Memorial
in the News
Study Genes, Severe Injuries
"Right now, almost all the therapies in the ICU are supportive.
The patient's basically dependent on fixing themselves," says Paul
Bankey, associate professor and director of the Trauma, Burns, and Critical
Care Division of the Department of Surgery, about research into the
role genes play in surviving traumatic injuries. (Also reported by MSNBC,
Post, and others.)
Newsday's Guide to Politics and Politicians
"The progress of women is not that straight line up on the graph,"
says Nora Bredes, a former Suffolk County legislator and director of the
University's Susan B. Anthony Center for Women's Leadership. "But
there are areas where women are doing quite well, such as district attorneys;
we have 11 female DAs [out of 62] across New York, including Kathleen
Rice in Nassau."
Ed (November 14)
the ‘Lame’ in Lame Duck Session
"In final days, Congress is likely to take up only one major issue
for higher ed: the budget. It may not even deal with that."
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