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- President Extends
Support for Humanities Fund
- National Recognition
for LLE Summer Projects
- Learn to Salsa
- Event Highlight:
Talk on Global Energy Equity
- In the Headlines:
Lyman on Breast Cancer and Chemotherapy, MacRae on Advances in Lasik
Extends, Boosts Support for University Humanities Fund
President Seligman has announced that he is extending and increasing
the University's commitment to the Humanities Fund for the duration
of his presidency. The fund, which Seligman created in 2006, supports
interdisciplinary work by Rochester faculty in philosophy, the arts,
languages, and other fields.
Local Teens Make Semi-Finals in National Science Competition
Three local teens have earned recognition in the prestigious Intel Science
Talent Search for research projects carried out last summer at the Laboratory
for Laser Energetics.
Sessions Offered at Fitness Center
Salsa classes will be offered at the Medical Center Fitness & Wellness
Center on Wednesday evenings from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m., beginning January
31. Register by January 25.
'Linked Fate' Talk: Ben Ebenhack, "Energy Equity in Our Global
Society." Interfaith Chapel, 7 p.m.
for more events.
in the News
Breast Cancer Patients Get Undertreated
Principal investigator Gary Lyman, professor of medicine and oncology,
comments on new research that indicates obese or poorly educated women
diagnosed with breast cancer are more likely to receive lower doses
of chemotherapy. (See the Medical Center news
release.) “Simply put, this evidence shows that doctors are
likely to reduce the chemotherapy levels for these women, even though
there is no solid medical basis to do it." (Also reported by Scientific
San Francisco (January 18)
System Makes Lasik Even Better
Scott MacRae, professor of ophthalmology, talks about a new computerized
system used in Rochester to improve Lasik surgery. "The biggest
benefit to patients with the Nomogram is they're less likely to need
a retreatment after the procedure. . . . It saves the patient time,
but more importantly, the patients see well right from the start."
Ed (January 19)
the American Freshman
"First-year students are talking politics and becoming less moderate
in their views, an annual survey finds."
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