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- Anthony Lifetime
- Research on
Effects of Lead, Mercury
- College Admissions
- Vaccine Study
and Sexual Health
- Safety Corner:
Winter Tips for Pedestrians
- Event Highlight:
Eric Reeves Talk about Darfur
in the News: Video Game Research by Bavelier and Green, Cook
on Super Bowl Ads
- In Higher
Dean Honored with Anthony Lifetime Achievement Award
Suzanne O'Brien, associate dean of undergraduate studies and director
of the College Center for Academic Support, has been named the recipient
of the Susan B. Anthony Lifetime Achievement Award.
Mercury Inhibit Critical Cell Function
Low levels of toxic substances cause critical stem cells in the central
nervous system to prematurely shut down, according to a Medical Center
study. (See coverage in Newsday.)
Offer Tips on Navigating College Admissions
Rochester Continuing Studies is offering two workshops about the college
admissions process. The first is tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. titled
"The Money Maze: How to Navigate through the Financial Aid Process
When Applying to College." The second, "Inside the Admissions
Process," will be held on March 7 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The cost
for each is $25 per family. To register, visit www.rochester.edu/osp,
call 275-2344, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
V.D. as Valentine’s Day Approaches
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, the world’s
largest study of a vaccine to protect against genital herpes—a
disease that infects approximately one of every four women and men in
the nation—takes on special significance for Rochester-area women
and their male companions.
Corner: Winter Tips for Pedestrians
During January, more than 20 injuries were reported by employees who
fell as a result of slippery conditions due to winter weather. Among
those injuries were cuts, contusions, bruises, fractures, and torn ligaments.
Faculty and staff can help prevent falls on ice and snow by wearing
boots with nonslip tread, by using handrails, and by calling the Snow
Removal Hotline at 275-0000 to report hazardous areas.
Beaven Lecture: Darfur Talk with Eric Reeves. ""Long Day's
Dying: Genocide by Attrition in Darfur." Interfaith Chapel, 7:30
for more events.
in the News
and Chronicle (February 6)
Study Finds Video Games Can Aid Vision
The article highlights research by Daphne Bavelier, professor of brain
and cognitive sciences, and doctoral student Shawn Green that indicates
playing high-action video games can improve vision. (See the related
and Chronicle (February 6)
Gurus Revisit Super Bowl Ads
George Cook, a lecturer in marketing at the Simon School, joins a discussion
about the effectiveness of this year's Super Bowl ads.
Getting to Help with Research
"Traditionally, undergraduate education has taken place in the
classroom, while research has been for graduate students and faculty.
No more. College and universities are pushing hard to get many more
undergraduates involved in research."
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