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@Rochester — Dec. 21, 2007

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In Today's Issue

  • Photos of the Year
  • 2007 Research Highlights
  • Warner Doctoral Students Set Sights on Publishing a Book
  • Susan B. Anthony Exhibit Now Online
  • Event Highlight: Last Week for Latino Art Exhibit
  • Rochester in the News: Sandra Sabatka Discusses Cancer and the Holidays
  • In Higher Ed: 'Smart Pills' Lure Professoriate

News and Announcements

Photos of 2007Photos of the Year
Enjoy a photo tour of favorite images from 2007 selected by University photographer Richard Baker. Follow the link and scroll over the photos for Baker's comments.

2007 Research Highlights: A Light-Hearted Look Back
Enjoy this holiday-inspired roundup, told in “Twas the Night before Christmas” style, that samples just a few of the science discoveries made by University researchers this past year. Read more... 

Warner Doctoral Students Set Sights on Publishing a Book
Twelve Warner students who presented the symposium “Youth Cultural Practices as Resources for Learning and Development” at the Annual American Educational Studies Association Conference in the fall have the opportunity to collaborate on a book, which they hope to release in spring 2009. Read more... 

Susan B. Anthony Exhibit Now Online
An exhibit on Susan B. Anthony, sponsored by the Department of Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation, is now available online. Called “Celebrating 'A Heroic Life',” the exhibit is based on the 2006 exhibition of the same name in honor of the 100th anniversary of Anthony’s death.


Friday, Dec. 21
TRANSactions—Contemporary Latin American and Latino Art: Memorial Art Gallery. Exhibit closes Dec. 30. Docent-led tour at 2 p.m.

For more events:

Rochester in the News

WHEC TV 10 (Dec. 19)
"Cancer and the Holidays
Oncology social worker Sandra Sabatka talks about how caregivers can help loved ones dealing with cancer enjoy the holidays. Read more and view the video...

In Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education (Dec. 20)
"Professors Could Take Performance-Enhancing Drugs for the Mind
"While caffeine reigns as the supreme drug of the professoriate, some university faculty members have started popping 'smart' pills to enhance their mental energy and ability to work long hours, according to two University of Cambridge scientists who polled some of their colleagues about their use of cognitive-enhancing drugs." Read more...

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