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- $3 Million for
- Physics Student
- Image of Our
Lady in Polish Culture
Retirement Workshop, Eastman at Washington Square, Warner School Info.
- In the Headlines:
Treanor on Disinfectant Plans, Couderc on Fatal Heart Rhythms, Lewis
on Male Fertility
Robach Awards $3 Million for Biomedical Optics Research
State Senator Joseph Robach and President Seligman Tuesday announced
$3 million in state funding for the Robert B. Goergen Hall for Biomedical
Engineering and Optics.
Helps Discover 'Beautiful' Quark Combinations
Physics major Scott Field, a Take Five Scholar, participated in the
search for two subatomic particles whose existence was announced Monday
by scientists at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab)
in Illinois. Field's research focused on the extremely rare quark of
the "bottom" or "beauty" variety.
Luncheon Includes Seminar on the Image of Our Lady in Polish Culture
Anna Niedzwiedz, Kosciuszko Foundation Visiting Professor at the University
at Buffalo, will discuss "Images of the Mother of God in Polish
Religiosity" on Monday, October 30, in the Welles-Brown Room of
Rush Rhees Library. The event is free and open to the University community;
lunch reservations can be made by calling x5-9898 by Thursday, October
This information session is designed for faculty and staff eligible
to participate in the University’s retirement program and for
those who are new to investing or who want to review their current investment
strategy. The meeting is from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Medical Center HR Conference
The noontime concert series Eastman at Washington Square continues with
"From the Mouth of Margaret: Song Settings of Margaret Atwood's
Poetry." Soprano Eileen Strempel and pianist Sylvie Beaudette will
perform the Rochester premiere of music by Lori Laitman, Libby Larsen,
Judith Cloud, and Amanda Harberg from 12:15 to 1 p.m. at the First Universalist
Church on the corner of South Clinton and Court Streets.
The Warner School is hosting an information session for undergraduate
students in Havens Lounge of Wilson Commons at noon.
these calendars for more events: Currents,
of Nursing, and Memorial
in the News
International (October 23)
Might Disinfect Its Underground
John Treanor, professor of medicine and of microbiology and immunology,
comments on discussions by public transportation operators in Asia and
Europe to use a new disinfectant in their undergrounds to control the
spread of viruses such as flu strains.
Journal (October 21)
Beat: Trying to Pinpoint Warning Signs of Rhythm Trouble from Medicines
Research by Jean-Philippe Couderc, research assistant professor of medicine,
to identify more useful ways to analyze long QT intervals on ECGs is
mentioned in a report about the elevated risk of irregular heartbeats
and sudden death that could be associated with 30 commonly used drugs.
Fruits and Veggies to Improve Fertility
“We think that sperm quality is affected by dietary antioxidant
intake,” says Vivian Lewis, professor of obstetrics and gynecology
and author of a new study that suggests eating more fruits and veggies
may improve fertility in men.
Ed (October 24)
Colleges, the Environment is Hot
"It’s been a big year for green roofs and renewable energy
initiatives at institutions across the country."
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