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@Rochester -- Feb. 27, 2007

snow showers


Today's Forecast:
Mostly Cloudy with Flurries, High 33
Tomorrow: Partly Sunny, High 34

In Today's Issue

  • Scientist Honored for Alzheimer's Research
  • Teams Get NCAA Bid
  • Gallery Staffer Recognized by Democrat and Chronicle
  • Event Highlight: Post-Retirement Session
  • Rochester in the News: Performance by the Ying Quartet, Tarduno on Global Warming
  • In Higher Ed: Sorority Stereotypes and Bias

News and Announcements

Rochester Scientist Wins Major Alzheimer's Research Award
Berislav Zlokovic, professor of neurosurgery and neurology, received the MetLife Foundation Award for Medical Research in Alzheimer's Disease on Friday in Washington, D.C.   Read more...

Men's and Women's Basketball Teams Get NCAA Bid
The men's basketball team will face SUNY Plattsburgh and the women's team will play St. Lawrence University in the opening round of the NCAA Division III playoffs at St. John Fisher College on Friday, March 2.    Read more...

Memorial Art Gallery Staffer Recognized as Emerging Leader
Debora McDell, coordinator of community programs and outreach at the Memorial Art Gallery, was one of 29 area residents honored by the Democrat and Chronicle in a February 12 supplement celebrating "Rochester's Emerging African-American Leaders."    Read more...

Events

February 28
Post-Retirement Program Information Session: "Post-Retirement Benefits" and "Income at Retirement," Medical Center, Office of Educational Resources, 2-7608, 1-2 p.m.  

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar

Rochester in the News

Birmingham News, Alabama (February 25)
"Quartet of Siblings Set to Serve up 'A Musical Dim Sum' Next Weekend"
The article highlights an upcoming performance by the Ying Quartet, the Eastman School's quartet in residence.   Read more...

Democrat and Chronicle (February 26)
"Brighton Gets Down to Earth"
"I view this as mankind conducting an experiment on the Earth, and we don't know the outcome," says John Tarduno, professor of earth and environmental sciences, about global warming. He will be a guest panelist at a Brighton community forum about environmental issues on April 4.    Read more...

In Higher Education

The New York Times
"Sorority Evictions Raise Issue of Looks and Bias"
"The national officers of the Delta Zeta sorority told 23 members at DePauw University to leave, including every woman who was overweight."   Read more...

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