University of Rochester

@Rochester — May 24, 2007


Today's Forecast:
Hazy Sunshine, High 86°
Tomorrow: Partly Sunny with Thunderstorms, High 83°

In Today's Issue

  • Psychologists Focus on Motivation at Toronto Conference
  • Reminder about Deadline Procedures
  • Scientist Gets $1.5M to Advance Lymphoma Research
  • Eastman Community Music School Performances
  • Event Highlight: Feng Shui Lecture
  • Rochester in the News: Andrew Jordan's Work Featured on Cover of New Scientist
  • In Higher Ed: College Grads Turn to Trade Schools

News and Announcements

Want to Improve Your Relationship? Do the Dishes Because You Really Want To
If you do something positive for your mate, does it matter why? The answer is yes, according to new research from research assistant professor Heather Patrick. She will unveil a study at a Toronto conference later this month that shows both small sacrifices, like doing the dishes for your partner, and big ones, like moving across the country for a new job he or she really wants, mean more if you do them because you genuinely want to.   Read more...

Reminder about Deadline Procedures
University investigators and administrators should be aware that applications requiring electronic submission must be completed, routed through sign-off, and submitted to the Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA) in final form at least five business days prior to the submission deadline. Details are available on the ORPA Web site. Questions may be directed to Gunta Liders or to an ORPA research administrator.   Read more...

Cancer Center Scientist Gets $1.5M to Advance Lymphoma Research
A James P. Wilmot Cancer Center scientist recently received two research grants, totaling more than $1.5 million, for separate, divergent studies of new therapies for follicular and mantle cell lymphomas.   Read more...

Eastman Community Music School Performances Continue through June 18
Throughout the months of May and June, students of all ages who attend Eastman's Community Music School show off their accomplishments in a series of free recitals and ensemble concerts that continues through Monday, June 18.   Read more...


May 24
Feng Shui Lecture: Memorial Art Gallery. 7 p.m.  

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Rochester in the News

New Scientist (May 12)
"Curiosity Doesn't Have to Kill the Quantum Cat"
Assistant Professor of Physics Andrew Jordan lays out a groundbreaking quantum theory that may save physicists' favorite cat. The work is featured on the cover of the May 12 issue of the New Scientist.    Read more...

In Higher Education

Houston Chronicle (May 20)
"More Job-Starved College Grads Are Turning to Trade Schools"
"For all the college graduates whose degrees in Catholic studies or history of medicine haven't really attracted a lot of jobs-with-benefits offers, Amy Wolfe has a suggestion: Learn a trade."   Read more...

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