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@Rochester — July 24, 2007

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Today's Forecast:
Partly Sunny, High 77°
Tomorrow: Partly Sunny, High 84°

In Today's Issue

  • Database Expert Wins First Messinger Library Recognition Award
  • Medical Center Lauded for Care of Patients with Respiratory Disorders
  • Expert on German Porcelain to Speak at Gallery
  • Event Highlight: Roundtable Discussion on HIV Prevention
  • Rochester in the News: David Primo on Mitt Romney's Fundraising, Wilfred Pigeon on Illness-Induced Fatigue
  • In Higher Ed: Amendment Aims to Curb Illegal File Sharing

News and Announcements

Database Expert Wins First Messinger Library Recognition Award
Librarian Suzanne Bell has been selected as the first recipient of the Messinger Library Recognition Award. The honor, created and funded by senior trustee Martin E. Messinger '49, comes with a $5,000 award.   Read more...

Medical Center Lauded for Care of Patients with Respiratory Disorders
U.S. News & World Report's 2007 America's Best Hospitals issue has listed the Medical Center's programs in respiratory disorders as the 37th best in the nation.    Read more...

Expert on German Porcelain to Speak at Gallery
Thursday, July 26, at 7 p.m. Nicholas Zumbulyadis, an expert on German porcelain, will give an illustrated lecture at the Memorial Art Gallery titled "The Quest for the Arcanum: The Last of the Alchemists and the Rediscovery of Porcelain."    Read more...

Events

July 24
Roundtable Discussion on HIV Prevention: Part of the Summer in the City Noon Hour Series. LeChase Assembly (G-9576), Medical Center. Noon to 1 p.m.  

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar

Rochester in the News

Bloomberg (July 20)
"Romney Attracts More of Bush's Top Donors Than Rivals"
A report on presidential hopeful Mitt Romney quotes Assistant Professor of Political Science David Primo: "Supporters who can help raise money are extremely valuable to a presidential campaign, so a Republican candidate can't afford to ignore the Pioneers and Rangers lest they be swooped up by an opponent."   Read more...

Washington Post (July 19)
"Body Clock Shift May Cause Sickness-Linked Fatigue"
Wilfred Pigeon, assistant director of the Sleep and Neurophysiology Research Laboratory, comments on new study results that indicate a link between the immune system and the type of fatigue that often accompanies illness.   Read more...

In Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education (July 23)
"Influential Senator Plans to Propose Controversial File-Sharing Amendment to Higher Education Act"
"A key U.S. senator plans to introduce a controversial amendment to the Higher Education Act [Monday] intended to put an end to illegal file sharing on college campuses—and putting some colleges on the spot to do so."   Read more...

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