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@Rochester -- Feb. 26, 2007

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Today's Forecast:
Snow Showers, High: 32°
Tomorrow: Flurries, High: 31°

In Today's Issue

  • Doctors Team Up to Address Pituitary Problems
  • Deadline for Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Weekend with Violinist Mark Wood
  • Warner School Information Session
  • Event Highlight: Percussion Ensemble
  • Rochester in the News: Eastman Alumnus and Conductor Paul Freeman, Anne Brayer on Accidental Poisonings in Children
  • In Higher Ed: Cdigix Phases Out Music Download Service

News and Announcements

New Clinic Addresses Overlooked, Yet Endemic Pituitary Problems
A neurosurgeon and endocrinologist from the Medical Center are joining forces to streamline and improve care for patients suffering from pituitary tumors, an affliction which can affect up to 20 percent of the population.

Flexible Spending Account Deadline
Employees with a remaining 2006 FSA balance have until March 15 to incur claims against their 2006 unused balances. April 30 is the deadline for submission of all 2006 claims.

Weekend Sessions with Electric Violinist Mark Wood
Recording artist and music educator Mark Wood will give a series of free workshops and master classes on March 22 to 24 at the Eastman School and Hochstein School of Music & Dance. He'll conclude the weekend with a concert called Orchestra Rocks with the Mark Wood Band and the Hochstein Youth Symphony Orchestra.

Learn More about Warner School Programs
The Warner School is hosting an information session at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, March 5, in Rush Rhees Library about programs in teaching and curriculum, school leadership, higher education, counseling, human development, and educational policy. RSVP to or by calling 275-3950.

Event Highlight

February 26
Eastman Percussion Ensemble: Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

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Rochester in the News

Chicago Sun Times (February 23)
"Celebrating Black History Month"
Conductor Paul Freeman '56E, '63E (PhD) is profiled in honor of Black History Month. The Eastman School alumnus is the founding music director of the Sphinx Competition for black and Latino string players and is music director of the Czech National Symphony. Read more...

WHEC TV, NBC (February 22)
"Are Child Safety Caps Really Safe?"
Anne Brayer, associate professor of emergency medicine, discusses ways parents and guardians can safeguard children from accidental poisonings. Read more...

In Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education (February 23)
"Cdigix Tells Colleges It Will Exit Music-Download Business Within 3 Months"
"Cdigix, established as a free music-download service for colleges, says it is getting out of the music business to concentrate on academic-technology services instead." Read more...

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