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@Rochester — Nov. 20, 2007


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In Today's Issue

  • Launch of New Center for Pricing
  • X Marks the Spot to Stop Back Pain
  • Major Grants Boost Geriatric Programs
  • Submission Due Dec. 1 for Area Writing Award
  • Wind Symphony Concert
  • Charles Plosser To Present Annual Economic Seminar
  • Event Highlight: Sights, Sites, and Cites
  • Rochester in the News: Benton Hess Discusses Young Sopranos
  • In Higher Ed: Few Policies on Plagiarism

News and Announcements

Pricing Society and Simon School Launch Center for Pricing
The Professional Pricing Society is partnering with the Simon School to advance the field of pricing through the newly created Center for Pricing at Simon.    Read more...

X Marks the Spot to Stop Back Pain
A new minimally invasive procedure is hitting its mark with certain types of low back and leg pain sufferers, significantly reducing pain and disability.   Read more...

Major Grants Boost Geriatric Programs
Geriatric programs at the Medical Center have been awarded more than $3.2 million in five grants that are focused on helping health care providers improve the way they care for the elderly.   Read more...

Submission Due Dec. 1 for Area Writing Award
Dec. 1 is the deadline for Rochester-area writers to submit full-length published works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, young people's literature, and playwriting for the Andrew Eiseman Writers Award.    Read more...

Wind Symphony Concert
Directed by William Tiberio, the University Wind Symphony ensemble performs Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. at Strong Auditorium.    Read more...

Philly Fed President Charles Plosser To Present Annual Economic Seminar
Charles Plosser, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and former dean of the Simon School, will present his 29th annual Economic Seminar at noon on Nov. 27 at the Hyatt Regency Rochester.    Read more...


Nov. 20
Sights, Sites, and Cites: Gallery at the Art and Music Library, Rush Rhees Library. 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Through Nov. 24.   

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Rochester in the News

Wall Street Journal (Nov. 17)
"Sopranos on the Fast Track to Fame"
Benton Hess, distinguished professor of voice at Eastman, discusses the growing interest in young sopranos, noting that because many prominent Verdi or Puccini roles are supposed to be young women, "it's such a wonderful idea that you can actually have a young woman playing these characters."    Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (Nov. 19)
"Few Policies on Plagiarism"
An American Historical Association analysis of how plagiarism is handled by journals in the field finds that editors favor ad hoc approaches over policy.   Read more...

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