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@Rochester — May 29, 2007


Today's Forecast:
Partly Sunny, High 73°
Tomorrow: Partly Sunny, High 80°

In Today's Issue

  • Matter and Light Attract Fellowships
  • Golfer Named First Team All American
  • Summer Concerts at Eastman
  • Writers' Block
  • Event Highlight: Autism and Education
  • Rochester in the News: Stephanos Kyrkanides on Gene Therapy Treatment for Arthritis
  • In Higher Ed: Campus Design and Landscaping

News and Announcements

Matter and Light Attract Fellowships
Innovations in research on ultra-cold atoms and antennas that collect light attracted fellowships to two Rochester researchers. The Optical Society of America has named as fellows Nicholas P. Bigelow, Lee A. DuBridge Professor of Physics, professor of optics, and senior scientist at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics; and Lukas Novotny, professor of optics, biomedical engineering, and physics, and scientist at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics.    Read more...

First Team All-American Honors for Stephen Goodridge
Golfer Stephen Goodridge '09 has been named a Ping First Team All-American by the Golf Coaches Association of America.   Read more...

Summer Concerts at Eastman
The Eastman School will present a variety of concerts and performances this summer. Featured performers include members of Eastman's collegiate faculty, special guest artists, and summer program participants.   Read more...

Writers' Block
Two new collections mark the latest in a creative career for a Rochester duo.    Read more...


May 30
Education Expert Paula Kluth: "Beyond Sight Words: Access to the Literate Community for All." Computer Studies Building 209, River Campus. 7 p.m.  

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Rochester in the News

Scientific American (May 25)
"Gene Therapy Helps Arthritis Pain, Damage in Mice"
Stephanos Kyrkanides, associate professor of dentistry and neurobiology and anatomy, discusses the findings of a Medical Center study that indicates a form of gene therapy treatment may help reduce arthritis pain and damage.    Read more...

In Higher Education

University Business (May Issue)
"Designing a Unified Campus"
"When landscape and other site designers get creative, a campus's character can shine."   Read more...

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