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@Rochester — Sept. 13, 2007


Today's Forecast:
Mostly Sunny, High 73°
Tomorrow: Scattered Storms, High 84°

In Today's Issue

  • Eastman Wind Ensemble Hosts Canadian Brass
  • Constitution Day Speaker
  • Med Center Volleyball and Soccer
  • Sports Information Director Honored
  • Event Highlight: Ben & Jerry's Founder Talks Friday
  • Sports Buzz: Soccer, Volleyball, Field Hockey, Cross Country, Tennis
  • Rochester in the News: Ruth Lawrence Comments on M.D. Exam Rules for Breast-Feeding Mom, Eye Institute Performs Artificial Cornea Implant
  • In Higher Ed: College Calls Parents About Drinking Problems

News and Announcements

Eastman Wind Ensemble Hosts Canadian Brass
Audience favorite Canadian Brass joins the Eastman Wind Ensemble at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, in the Eastman Theatre for a concert kicking off the Ensemble's recording for their new CD Manhattan Music.    Read more...

Constitution Day Speaker
Judge Richard Wesley of the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals will hold a question-and-answer session on Monday, Sept. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in Goergen Hall 1010. Reception follows.   Read more...

Medical Center Indoor Volleyball and Soccer
Registration for Medical Center Indoor Volleyball and Soccer is open through Sept. 21. Games are held in the Fitness & Wellness Center on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Membership is not required.    Read more...

Dennis O'Donnell Honored as Sports Information Director
For nearly 20 years, University Sports Information Director Dennis O'Donnell has been finding and reporting stories about Rochester's athletes. Now O'Donnell is having his own story told. The sports writer and mentor has been chosen for two national awards.    Read more...


Sept. 14
Ben & Jerry's Founder Talks Friday: Wilson Commons Hirst Lounge, 9 p.m. $3 students, $7 University community, $10 others. Talk is followed by free ice cream.   

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Sports Buzz

Soccer: Men's and Women's Soccer: The men compete at Hobart College on Saturday, while the women travel to Union College on Saturday and to RIT on Tuesday.

Volleyball: Women's Volleyball: The team plays Friday and Saturday in the RIT Tournament, then returns to RIT on Tuesday for a 7 p.m. game.

Field Hockey: The Yellowjackets travel to Utica on Friday.

Football: The team plays in the Courage Bowl at St. John Fisher on Saturday night.

Cross Country: Men's and Women's Cross Country: Both teams compete in the NYU Invitational meet on Saturday.

Tennis: Men's Tennis plays in the Flower City Tournament at the University and Nazareth College Saturday and Sunday.

Yellowjacket sports:

Rochester in the News

CBS News (Sept. 11)
"Woman Seeks To Settle M.D. Exam Dispute"
Ruth Lawrence, professor of pediatrics and director of the Breastfeeding and Human Lactation Study Center, discusses the court battle of a breast-feeding medical student who wants extra breaks so she can pump milk during the licensing exam. (The Associated Press story also was reported by MSNBC, USA Today, Washington Post, Forbes, Miami Herald, Boston Globe, Seattle Post Intelligencer, and others.)    Read more...

The Ledger, Florida (Sept. 11)
"Artificial Corneas Give 3-Year-Old the Promise of Sight"
The story tells of a three-year-old from Florida who last month became the 46th child to receive artificial cornea implants at the University's Eye Institute, one of two facilities in the world performing the experimental procedure.    Read more...

In Higher Education

New York Times (Sept. 12)
"Calling the Folks About Campus Drinking"
"The Wisconsin policy [of notifying parents when students get in trouble for drinking] in some ways is a throwback to the paternalistic past of colleges, when they enforced curfews and housed the sexes in separate dorms. In another respect, though, the regulations speak to the present day, to a generation of students and parents who stay in contact by cellphone and e-mail on a practically hourly basis."   Read more...

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