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- Women's Basketball
- World AIDS Day
- Device Lowers
- Annual Snowfall
Baroque Organ Recital
- In the Headlines:
Adair on Football Readings, Review of Bezuidenhout, Lawrence on Breastfeeding
Basketball Beats No. 1 Scranton in Tournament
The 14th-ranked women's basketball team beat top-ranked Scranton at
the Palestra on Sunday in the championship game of the Chuck Resler
across Campus, Community Mark World AIDS Day
To mark this year's World AIDS Day, a series of events exploring some
of the major issues and challenges of the AIDS epidemic will be held
at the University later this month and early in December.
Show Significant Reduction in Blood Pressure with Implantable Device
A device first implanted in the United States at the Medical Center
as part of a clinical trial is showing a significant reduction in blood
pressure in patients who suffer from severe hypertension and cannot
control their condition with medications or lifestyle changes.
Department Accepting Entries for Annual Snow Contest
How much snow will we get in January? Guess the monthly snowfall total
to the nearest inch and win a prize as part of the annual Snow Contest
sponsored by the Department of Horticulture and Grounds. Submit an entry
by December 15 to Dan Schied at email@example.com.
Winners will be announced in February.
Baroque Organ Recital: Eastman School faculty member Robert Kerner on
the Italian Baroque organ. Free with gallery admission. Memorial Art
Gallery, Herdle Fountain Court, 1 and 3 p.m.
these calendars for more events: Currents,
of Nursing, and Memorial
in the News
of Higher Education (November 24 issue)
Fans Refine the Art of Rooting
The story highlights efforts by English major Carl Adair '07 to rouse
fans during Rochester football games by reading selections from classic
texts. The article also quotes defensive lineman Pat Gallagher '07 and
George VanderZwaag, director of athletics and recreation. "In sports
there's this rhetoric of violence toward the other team," says
Adair. "But nobody says it better than Homer when he's talking
about the wrath of Achilles, mowing down these Trojans."
The New York
Times (November 17)
the Heart of the Storm, That Cool Prince of Reason
Eastman School graduate student Kristian Bezuidenhout receives a favorable
review for his recent performance as part of the Miller Theater’s
Bach in Context series.
Fox News (November
May Lower Babies' Diabetes Risk
Professor of Pediatrics Ruth Lawrence, who helped write guidelines about
breastfeeding for the American Academy of Pediatrics, says published
studies may actually underestimate breastfeeding’s impact on childhood
and adult obesity. “Babies who are exclusively breastfed seem
to have a big advantage,” she says. “There is not one single
study suggesting that formula is better than breast milk.”
Ed (November 20)
Ph.D.’s Continue to Grow
"It is unlikely to quiet the burgeoning cries of alarm about a
perceived crisis in American scientific competitiveness. But a new report
from the National Science Foundation offers some evidence both of progress
and of continued problems."
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