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@Rochester — Nov. 30, 2007


Today's Forecast:
Snow Showers, High, 38°
Tomorrow: Snow Showers, High, 26°

In Today's Issue

  • Neurologist Named Advisor to Michael J. Fox Foundation
  • Student Panel to Discuss City Schools
  • Few Flu Clinics Remain
  • 'Our Body' Exhibit Discount
  • Workshops Offer Tips on Making Lifelong, Healthy Changes
  • Event Highlight: Ying Quartet
  • Rochester in the News: Judith Baumhauer Discusses Bunion Surgery
  • In Higher Ed: Grants to Increase Productivity in Higher Education

News and Announcements

Irene Hegeman Richard Named Advisor to Michael J. Fox Foundation
Neurologist Irene Hegeman Richard has been named senior medical advisor to the Michael J. Fox Foundation, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with Parkinson’s disease by accelerating medical and scientific developments.   Read more...

Student Panel to Discuss State of Rochester City Schools
A panel of University students who attended public school in Rochester will be joined by Rochester City School District Interim Superintendent William C. Cala to discuss pressing issues facing the district and ways the University could play a larger role in the lives of city students.   Read more...

Flu Clinics Dwindle as Bug Begins to Bite
With confirmed reports that influenza is starting to filter throughout the Rochester community, residents still have time to get a flu shot. The Center for Nursing Entrepreneurship is the only organization still holding public flu clinics, with one dozen scheduled over the next 10 days.   Read more...

'Always Better' Series Inspires Lifelong, Healthy Changes
The University’s "Always Better" workshop series will explore how to change unhealthy habits in two separate sessions on Dec. 10 and 11.  Read more...

'Our Body' Exhibit Helps Hospital, Gives University Employees Glimpse Within
University employees are invited to catch the Our Body: The Universe Within exhibit at a discounted rate, now until Dec. 14.  Read more...


Ying QuartetDec. 2
Ying Quartet: Kilbourn Hall. 3 p.m.

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Rochester in the News

Newsweek (Nov. 28)
"Beating the Bunion
Judith Baumhauer, professor of orthopaedics and rehabilitation, discusses complications that can result from unnecessary bunion surgery. "Don't be bamboozled into surgery or expensive treatment. It won't prevent problems and it may create new ones."   Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (Nov. 29)
"Inviting States to Innovate
Responding to the need for American colleges and universities to nearly double the number of students they educated in the next two decades, a new program will award more than $10 million to help institutions find ways to increase the number of students educated while maintaining high standards and containing costs.    Read more...

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