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- Chemist Wins
- Talk by NPR
- Facilities Assessment
- Laser Lab's
Summer Program for Teens
- Study Abroad
Program in Italy Moves to Fall
- Event Highlight:
Artist Reception with Carrie Mae Weems
in the News: Cahn-Hidalgo on Cold Remedies, School of Nursing
Research on Therapeutic Effects of Rocking
- In Higher
Economic Class Divide
Wins Prestigious Science Foundation CAREER Award
The National Science Foundation has offered its prestigious CAREER award
to Misha Ovchinnikov, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry.
Expert, NPR Commentator Talks about Loss of Nation's Freedoms since
David Cole, professor of law at Georgetown University and a commentator
on National Public Radio's All Things Considered, discusses the deterioration
of civil liberties and how safe Americans really are in his talk at
7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 20, in Hoyt Auditorium.
Assessment Continues through March 16
University Facilities and Services will be conducting a Facilities Condition
Assessment project beginning Monday, February 12, and continuing through
Friday, March 16. Facilities staff will be escorting an engineering
firm to inspect all rooms in Strong Memorial Hospital, School of Medicine
and Dentistry, Helen Wood Hall, Morey Hall, Meliora Hall, and Rush Rhees
Library. For more details about inspections at the Medical Center, contact
Alex Gales at 273-1688 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For inspections on the River Campus, contact Christina Goodermote at
273-5549 or email@example.com.
Lab Offers High School Summer Research Program
The Laboratory for Laser Energetics announces its 2007 High School Summer
Research Program. About 12 students from area high schools who have
finished their junior year will spend eight weeks this summer working
on projects at the laboratory. Applications are due by March 16.
Study Abroad Program Moves to the Fall
Starting fall 2007, the popular Study Abroad program in Arezzo, Italy,
will be offered in the fall semester instead of the spring.
Artist Talk and Reception: Carrie Mae Weems. Gowen Room, Wilson Commons,
for more events.
in the News
Enquirer (February 9)
Remedies—Do They Work?
Diego Cahn-Hidalgo, clinical assistant professor of medicine, says the
verdict is still out on over-the-counter and homeopathic cold remedies
because they lack well-designed, large-scale studies.
Magazine (February 8)
An article about the enduring appeal of rocking chairs cites research
from the School of Nursing that found patients who spent at least 70
minutes a day rocking had less anxiety and depression.
Face Challenge of the Class Divide
"In the United States, a good education at an elite private college
can be a gateway into the upper class. But that education is also very
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