University of Rochester

@Rochester — Sept. 17, 2007


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Sunny, High 74°
Tomorrow: Sunny, High 75°

In Today's Issue

  • University Gets 'Pride of NY' Label for Buying Local
  • Technology Pinpoints Methods for Removing Injured Athletes
  • Medical Center Studies New Epilepsy Treatment
  • Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez Receives Barlow Prize for Composition
  • Eastman Hosts Mazurka Marathon
  • Event Highlight: Tenor Robert Swensen
  • Rochester in the News: Simon Ranked a Best Business School for Hispanics, Robert Davis on Testosterone Replacement
  • In Higher Ed: Colleges Add 'Web 2.0' Approach

News and Announcements

University Gets 'Pride of NY' Label for Buying Local
A four-year effort to serve food grown close to campus has earned the University a place as the first college to join the Pride of New York Program.   Read more...

GPS-Like Technology Helps Pinpoint Best Methods for Removing Injured Players from the Field
The 15 minutes it took to remove Buffalo Bills player Kevin Everett off the field after he suffered a spinal cord injury may seem like a long time for someone needing acute medical care, but those minutes underscore how critical it is to carefully move a player with a suspected spinal cord injury.    Read more...

Medical Center Studies New Devise to Treat Epilepsy Seizures
The Medical Center is participating in a multicenter study of a new implantable device for suppressing seizures in patients with epilepsy.    Read more...

Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez Receives Barlow Prize for Composition
Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez, associate professor of composition at Eastman, has been awarded the highly competitive Barlow Prize to compose a percussion ensemble piece.    Read more...

Eastman Hosts Mazurka Marathon
Hear all 51 of Frederick Chopin's mazurkas presented in a single concert when pianist Michal Wesolowski performs in Kilbourn Hall on Sept. 30.    Read more...


Sept. 17
Tenor Robert Swensen at Eastman Tonight: Kilbourn Hall. 8 p.m.   

For more events:

Rochester in the News

Hispanic (Sept. 13)
"Best Business Schools for Hispanics"
The Simon School is ranked among the top 20 Best Business Schools for Hispanics by Hispanic Business Magazine.    Read more...

CBS News (Sept. 12)
"Low Testosterone Symptoms Rare"
Robert Davis, professor of urology, discusses testosterone replacement therapy for men with androgen deficiency.   Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (Sept. 14)
"Facelifts for the Facebook Generation"
University web marketers are adding blogs, videos, and social networking to woo the MySpace generation.    Read more...

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