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@Rochester — July 17, 2007


Today's Forecast:
Scattered Storms, 80°
Tomorrow: Isolated Storms, 80°

In Today's Issue

  • Bringing Their 'A' Game
  • Library Road, Anthony Drive Closed for Repaving
  • Trial of Eighteenth Century Collections Online
  • Event Highlight: Rochester Children's Zone: Mobilizing Community
  • Rochester in the News: Pearce Discusses Batten Disease
  • In Higher Ed: No Peace in Title IX Land

News and Announcements

Bringing Their 'A' Game
Student-athletes earn accolades in the classroom as well as on the playing fields.   Read more...

Library Road, Anthony Drive Closed for Repaving
Through traffic on Library Road and Susan B. Anthony Drive will be closed from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 19, and Friday, July 20, for repaving. The roadways will reopen to traffic from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. on both days. A map of the affected areas may be viewed here. Contact Mark Miller at 273-5504 or by pager 220-2196 with questions.  

Trial of Eighteenth Century Collections Online
The library is sponsoring a trial of the database Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO). You may access the database through the trials page on the library’s Web site.   Read more...


July 17
Rochester Children's Zone: Mobilizing Community: The roundtable discussion is part of the Summer in the City Noon Hour Series. Evarts Lounge, School of Nursing. Noon.  

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Rochester in the News

Los Angeles Times (July 16)
"Enduring a Rare Disease With No Cure"
David Pearce, associate professor of biochemistry and biophysics who heads the Medical Center’s Batten disease research center, talks about the difficulties researchers face in attracting funding and approval for innovative treatments for rare diseases. “I think we have the scientific basis for a clinical trial. But there’s a lot of very limiting steps. . . . This is a rare disease, so actually figuring out how to raise the resources is very difficult.” The Associated Press report also appeared in the International Herald Tribune, the Miami Herald, Newsday, and other outlets.   Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (July 13)
"No Peace in Title IX Land"
“With dueling reports and a war of words and statistics, advocates for women’s sports and for male athletes have sought to frame a debate (for politicians, journalists and others) about whether Title IX has helped female college athletes at the expense of men.”   Read more...

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