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@Rochester — Oct. 23. 2007

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Today's Forecast:
Rain, High 56°
Tomorrow: Few Showers, High 56°

In Today's Issue

  • Construction Reduces Exit Lanes in Parking Garage
  • Strong EAP Offers Free Depression Screenings
  • Pediatrics Professor Honored for Commitment to Children in Foster Care
  • Hip-Hop Dance, Hairstyling, Cell Phones Attract Girls to Science
  • Affinity Groups Event Includes Free Art Museum Admission
  • Concert for Gandhi Institute
  • Event Highlight: Screening of The Milagro Beanfield War (1988), Canceled: Health Bites
  • Rochester in the News: Michael Pichichero Discusses the Rise of 'Superbugs' and the Meningitis Vaccine
  • In Higher Ed: Humanities Network for Sharing Work in Progress

News and Announcements

Construction Reduces Exit Lanes in Parking Garage
The parking garage exit lanes at Thomas Jackson Drive, the main entrance to Strong Memorial Hospital, have been reduced to one lane for the next three weeks due to construction. Direct questions to 273-4225.   

Strong EAP Offers Free Depression Screenings
On Nov. 6, the Strong Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is sponsoring free and anonymous depression screenings for all University faculty and staff. The mental health check-ups are offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Six Nations Cafeteria (north end) at the Medical Center and from noon to 3 p.m. in Wilson Commons 121. For more information, call 475-0432.   

Pediatrics Professor Honored for Commitment to Children in Foster Care
The American Academy of Pediatrics' Council on Community Pediatrics has named Moira Szilagyi, an associate professor of pediatrics, the second recipient of the Calvin C. J. Sia Community Pediatrics Medical Home Leadership and Advocacy Award.   Read more...

Hip-Hop Dance, Hairstyling, Cell Phones Attract Girls to Science
Seventh- and eighth-grade girls from Wilson Foundation Academy will search for real scientific answers to questions on topics that interest them most as part of an after-school program led by Warner School students.    Read more...

Affinity Groups Event Includes Free Art Museum Admission
The Autumn Inter-Affinity and Networking Groups Outreach event is Oct. 25 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Memorial Art Gallery. Stop by and receive free admission to the gallery and the exhibit TRANSactions: Contemporary Latin American and Latino Art. Learn more about the University's Affinity Groups.   

Concert for Gandhi Institute
Celebrate peace during a benefit concert at 7 p.m. on Oct. 27 for the M. K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence. Performers include Eastman faculty members Barry Snyder, piano, Steve Doane, cello, and Harold Danko, piano, along with Nazareth College's Bach Children's Choir.    Read more...

Events

Oct. 23
Screening of The Milagro Beanfield War (1988): A Humanities Project presentation. Meliora 203. 6:30 p.m.  

Oct. 23
Canceled: Health Bites: "Teen Gambling—An Increasing Problem."   

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar

Rochester in the News

NPR (Oct. 19)
"Study Finds Drug-Resistant 'Superbugs' on Rise"
As a guest panelist on NPR's Talk of the Nation, Michael Pichichero, professor of microbiology, immunology and pediatrics, discusses the problem of antibiotic resistance and what might be done to combat the rise of drug-resistant pathogens.    Read more...

In Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education (Oct. 22)
"New Network Will Make It Easier for Some Humanities Scholars to Share Work in Progress"
"It's about to get a lot easier for philosophers, classicists, and literary scholars to share work in progress. The Social Science Research Network, an online clearinghouse for current research popular among social scientists, has created a Humanities Research Network along the same model."   Read more...

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