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@Rochester — May 4, 2007


Today's Forecast:
Sunny, High 65°
Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny, High 64°

In Today's Issue

  • Help the University Reach Its United Way Campaign Goal
  • Scientist Honored with American Chemical Society Medal
  • Rochester Medical Student Chosen for Research Program
  • Screening of Documentaries by Area Teens
  • Event Highlight: Aging Research Day
  • Rochester in the News: Steven Chu on Biofuels, Sandra Schneider on Emergency Room Overcrowding
  • In Higher Ed: When a Student's Writing Crosses the Line

News and Announcements

University Just Shy of Reaching United Way Campaign Goal
The University has raised more than $1.23 million toward its $1.3 million goal. Pledges are still being accepted. Consider making a gift to support the United Way and help the University reach its 2007 goal.   Read more...

Scientist Honored with American Chemical Society Medal
Richard Eisenberg, the Tracy Harris Professor of Chemistry, has received the 2007 Morley Medal from the Cleveland Section of the American Chemical Society in recognition of his outstanding contributions to chemistry through his achievements in research, teaching, engineering, research administration, and public service.   Read more...

Rochester Medical Student Chosen for Research Program
Elise Meoli, a School of Medicine and Dentistry student, has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute and National Institutes of Health Resident Scholar.   Read more...

Documentaries by Area Teens Screened at Wilson Academy
The Medical Center, WXXI, and the Roadwork For Success In Young Adulthood will present "Raising 100,000 Voices," a series of mini-documentaries by area teens on Friday, May 4, at the Rochester City School District Wilson Foundation Academy, 200 Genesee Street.   Read more...


May 4
Aging Research Day: Hutchison Hall 140. 2 p.m.  

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Rochester in the News

PBS Newshour (May 2)
"Physicist Searches for Alternative Fuel Technologies"
Nobel Prize-winning physicist, alumnus, and University trustee Steven Chu '70 discusses the work he and his team of scientists are conducting at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory to develop clean biofuel technologies. The interview is part of a PBS series on climate change.   Read more...

UPI (May 1)
"ER Overcrowding Leads to Suffering, Deaths"
Sandra Schneider, professor and chair of emergency medicine, comments on the negative effects overcrowded emergency rooms have on patient care.   Read more...

In Higher Education

The New York Times (May 2)
"Deciding When Student Writing Crosses the Line"
"After the Virginia Tech killings, creative writing teachers think about how to react to violence in their students' work."   Read more...

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