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@Rochester — Nov. 21, 2007


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In Today's Issue

  • Hip-hop Artist Mos Def on Entrepreneurship
  • Ying Quartet Kicks Off Season
  • Men's Basketball Tournament This Weekend
  • Nurse Honored by National MS Society
  • Latest Issue of Rochester Review Online
  • Event Highlight: TRANSactions Tour
  • Rochester in the News: Rochester Migraine Study
  • In Higher Ed: Global-Health Programs Growing

News and Announcements

Mos Def Talk on Entrepreneurship and Hip-hop
Hip-hop legend and critically-acclaimed actor Mos Def will discuss his role as an entrepreneur mixing business and his passion for hip-hop on Tuesday, Dec. 4, in the East River Road Auditorium, 300 East River Road, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free with University ID.    Read more...

Ying Quartet Kicks Off Season of Eastman-Ranlet Recitals
The Ying Quartet, Eastman's string quartet-in-residence, opens the Eastman-Ranlet Series with works by Beethoven, Stravinsky, and Tchaikovsky at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2, in Kilbourn Hall.    Read more...

Men's Basketball Tournament This Weekend
Men's basketball hosts the Holiday Inn Airport Invitational with Ohio Wesleyan, Baldwin Wallace, and SUNY Cortland. Rochester plays Cortland at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 24; winners meet at 3 p.m. Sunday for the title.    Read more...

Martha Lightfoot Honored by National MS Society
Martha Lightfoot, an adult nurse practitioner at the Medical Center, has been chosen for a Lifetime Achievement Award by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.    Read more...

Latest Issue of Rochester Review Online
In the November-December Rochester Review: expansion plans at Eastman and the Medical Center, Rochester hosts the Chase Scholarship Basketball Tournament, a look back at Meliora Weekend, and more.   


Nov. 23
TRANSactions Tour: Memorial Art Gallery. 2 p.m.  

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Rochester in the News

Guardian Unlimited, United Kingdom (Nov. 20)
"Severe Headaches May Cause Other Pains, Study Suggests"
Medical Center research is cited in an article about the damage migraines cause beyond pain.    Read more...

In Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education (Nov. 23)
"Global-Health Programs on the Rise in the U.S."
A growing number of universities are offering courses and programs in world health, responding to an increased awareness of the stark health-care disparities between rich and poor countries.    Read more...

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