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@Rochester — August 2, 2007


Today's Forecast:
Hazy Sunshine, High 94°
Tomorrow: Scattered Storms, High 86°

In Today's Issue

  • Warner Offers Info. Session for Employees
  • Summer Issue of Eastman Notes
  • Red Wings’ Hawaiian Day Benefits Children’s Hospital
  • Event Highlight: Gallery Highlights Tour
  • Rochester in the News: Giuseppe Erba on Justice Roberts' Seizure, Arthur Moss on Drug Safety
  • In Higher Ed: Congress' Next Move on Antipiracy

News and Announcements

Warner Offers Information Session for Employees
The Warner School of Education is holding an information session for employees today at 11:30 a.m. in Rush Rhees Library.
 Learn more about the school's full- and part-time certificate, master’s, and doctoral programs. RSVP to or (585) 275-3950.

View the Summer Issue of Eastman Notes
The latest issue of Eastman Notes includes a profile of Dean Douglas Lowry, a closer look at why music matters, and much more.

Red Wings’ Hawaiian Jersey Day Helps Golisano Children’s Hospital
The Rochester Red Wings, decked out in commemorative Hawaiian-print jerseys, take on the Ottawa Lynx beginning at 1:35 p.m. Sunday, August 12, at Frontier Field. Proceeds benefit Golisano Children’s Hospital at Strong.


August 2
MAG Highlights Tour: A docent-led tour of the collections. 6:30 p.m.  

For more events:

Rochester in the News

ABC News (July 31)
"Roberts' Seizure May Foster Awareness of Condition"
Giuseppe Erba, professor of neurology, comments on the benign nature of the seizure U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Roberts suffered recently. "Judge Roberts doesn't have any disease, other than that his brain is more excitable than yours or mine," says Erba.   Read more...

Forbes (July 31)
"Unsafe at the FDA"
Arthur Moss, a member of an FDA panel that recently investigated safety data on GlaxoSmithKline's diabetes drug Avandia, says the controversy surrounding the drug may put the FDA on stronger footing to demand more data about safety. Moss is professor of medicine, professor of community and preventive medicine, and director of the Heart Research Follow-up Program at the Medical Center.   Read more...

In Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education (August 1)
"A Close Call in the Senate Has Colleges Concerned About the Next Antipiracy Move in Congress"
"When it briefly looked as if the U.S. Senate would pass a measure last week that, if enacted, would have forced some colleges to buy antipiracy technology, campus officials gulped in surprise. How, they asked, did a proposal they almost universally reviled appear destined to sneak into legislation to renew the Higher Education Act?"   Read more...

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