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@Rochester — March 1, 2007

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Today's Forecast:
Rain and Snow Mixed, High 34
Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy with Showers, High 42

In Today's Issue

  • Eating Disorder Awareness
  • Medical School Class of '07 Auction Site
  • Access Texts with Ebrary
  • 'Always Better' Workshops
  • Event Highlight: Reading by Percival Everett
  • Sports Buzz: Basketball, Squash, Tennis
  • Rochester in the News: Profile of Alumnus Don Catlin, Raffaella Borasi on Entrepreneurship Event
  • In Higher Ed: New Funding Sources

News and Announcements

Events Wrap Up National Eating Disorders Awareness Week
Two events today wrap up a week-long effort to focus on eating disorder awareness. The University Counseling Center is offering free, confidential eating disorder screenings from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the first floor of Wilson Commons. Tonight, guest speakers Mary Tantillo and Taillie Tisher from the Western New York Comprehensive Care Center for Eating Disorders will talk about the role of genetics in the development of eating disorders and answer questions from the audience at 7 p.m. in the Gowen Room in Wilson Commons.    Read more...

Class of 2007 Goes Online to Raise Money for Annual Gift
The School of Medicine and Dentistry has established an online auction site to raise money for the annual graduating class gift.   Read more...

Browse Full Text with Ebrary
Search over 30,000 books through the River Campus Libraries subscription to ebrary Academic Complete that offers access to current titles in the humanities, social sciences, sciences, business, and economics.   Read more...

'Always Better' Talks Address Celiac Disease, Caring for Aging Parents
Free workshops on celiac disease and caring for aging parents, presented by experts at the University of Rochester Medical Center, are set for March 12 and 13.    Read more...


March 1
Plutzik Reading Series: Poet Percival Everett. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, 8 p.m.  

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Sports Buzz

Basketball: The men's 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 on Friday.

Squash: The team is taking part in the College Squash Association Individual Championships at the University of Pennsylvania on Friday. The Yellowjackets recently received the Barnaby Trophy from the association, an award given to the Most Improved College Team over the past season.

Tennis: The men's team hosts Nazareth College at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6.

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Rochester in the News

USA Today (February 28)
"Catlin Has Made a Career out of Busting Juicers"
Don Catlin '65M (MD), director of the UCLA Olympic Analytical Laboratory, is profiled. He has been a leader in the anti-doping movement in sports for decades.    Read more...

RNews (February 27)
"U of R Hosts Entrepreneurship Event"
"The school has as its mission to really try to improve education by bridging research and practice and by preparing practitioners and researchers that can be agents of change that can really make a difference," says Raffaella Borasi, dean of the Warner School, about a recent entrepreneurship event.   Read more...

In Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education
"Looking for Dollars in Unusual Places"
"Governors, Democratic and Republican alike, have put forward unusual strategies to tap new sources of revenue for higher education."   Read more...

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