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- Dewhurst Named
Basic Research Dean
- Refunds for
Jerry Greenfield Tickets
- Health Insurance
- Tooth Replacement
- Event Highlight:
in the News: Fenno's Paradox, Orloff and O'Hearn on Kidney Transplant
- In Higher
Budget for Science Education
Filter, 50 Atoms Thick, Sorts Individual Molecules
A newly designed porous membrane, so thin it's invisible edge-on, may
revolutionize the way doctors and scientists manipulate objects as small
as a molecule. Details on the membrane, developed at the University,
appear in Thursday's issue of the journal Nature. (See a related
report in the Democrat
Research Dean Named at School of Medicine and Dentistry
Stephen Dewhurst, Dean’s Professor of Microbiology and Immunology,
has been named senior associate dean for basic research at the School
of Medicine and Dentistry. As the senior associate dean, Dewhurst will
focus on fostering a research environment that drives scientific breakthroughs,
supports multidisciplinary collaboration, and translates basic science
into new treatments for major diseases.
Talk Cancelled, Refunds Available
Thursday's talk by Jerry Greenfield, cofounder of Ben & Jerry's
Homemade Ice Cream, was cancelled due to weather-related travel delays.
Tickets can be returned from February 20 to 26 to the Common Connection
in Wilson Commons for a cash refund.
Celebrates 'Entrepreneurship Week USA'
A series of events taking place in the coming weeks at the University
and in the local community will focus attention on entrepreneurship
and mark Entrepreneurship Week USA, a national awareness initiative
that includes more than 700 sponsoring organizations.
New York Follow Other States' Leads with Health Insurance Changes?
Issues and options related to the present system of health insurance
will be explored during a wide-ranging forum at the University on Saturday,
March 3. A panel of experts representing medical, economic, and government
perspectives will give talks during the program, scheduled from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m. in the Gowen Room in Wilson Commons.
Better' Series Tackles Tooth Replacement Options
A free workshop exploring new dental implant options for patients who
are among the 30 million Americans that have lost their teeth will be
held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Monday, March 5, at the Hahnemann Club at
The Highlands at Pittsford, 100 Hahnemann Trail.
Club Rochester: Kickoff to National Engineers Week. Meliora, Salon D,
for more events.
in the News
Standard (February 15)
The article about the Democratic-led Congress mentions "Fenno's
Paradox," a tendency for voters to disapprove of Congress while
simultaneously supporting incumbents. the seemingly contradictory pattern
was first documented by Richard Fenno, professor emeritus of political
and Chronicle (February 14)
Couple Share Love—and Kidney
Mark Orloff, professor of surgery, and Amanda O'Hearn, assistant professor
of psychiatry, discuss the successful outcome of a kidney transplant
operation between Peter and Angela Hauser, a local married couple.
Ed (February 15)
Query Bush Budget for Science Education
"Wednesday’s session before the House Committee on Science
and Technology left little doubt that lawmakers aren’t really
pleased with the Bush administration’s 2008 approach to science."
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