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@Rochester — Sept. 28, 2007

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Today's Forecast:
Showers, High 69°
Tomorrow: Sunny, High 67°

In Today's Issue

  • New Pipe Organ Sounds Beginning of Festival
  • Marrow Donor Drive Oct. 10
  • Jonathan Friedberg Honored
  • Nicola Mann Solo Exhibition
  • Zicari Named Chair of Wilmot Cancer Center Board
  • Event Highlight: Eastman Faculty Artist Series
  • Rochester in the News: University Program to Prevent ACL Injury in Female Athletes, University Breast Cancer Study
  • In Higher Ed: Senators Weigh Idea of Requiring Payout Rates for Large University Endowments

News and Announcements

New Pipe Organ Sounds Beginning of Festival
At 11 a.m. on Oct. 11, the first tones from a new 2,000-pipe organ will sound the beginning of an Eastman School festival devoted to the preservation of historic organs.    Read more...

Marrow Donor Drive Oct. 10
Learn about joining the National Marrow Donor Program Registry, a process that involves only paperwork and a mouth swab. Donors with diverse ethnic backgrounds are especially needed. The meeting is scheduled for Oct. 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Medical Center's La Chase Assembly (G-9576).   Read more...

Jonathan Friedberg Honored
Jonathan Friedberg, associate professor of hematology/oncology, will be honored Saturday for outstanding service to people with cancer during the Gilda's Club Gala.    Read more...

Nicola Mann Solo Exhibition Opens
In Notes from the Underground, Nicola Mann, a doctoral student in Visual and Cultural Studies, presents a series of beaded sculptures and wall collages that interpret an installation by German artist Daniel Roth. The artist's reception is from 5 to 7 p.m., Oct. 2, in the Gallery at the Art & Music Library in Rush Rhees Library. The exhibit, also in the gallery, is open daily through Oct. 26.    Read more...

Zicari Named Chair of Wilmot Cancer Center Board
The Wilmot Cancer Center Board named Bruce Zicari to serve as chair and added eight new members.   Read more...

Events

Sept. 29
Eastman Faculty Artist Series: Lynn Blakeslee, violin; Russell Miller, piano. Kilbourn Hall. 11 a.m.  

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar

Rochester in the News

USA Today (Sept. 27)
"Program Works to Prevent Torn ACLs in Female Athletes"
The story features an innovative program launched by trainers at University Sports Medicine designed to decrease the incident of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears in female athletes.    Read more...

CBC News, Canada (Sept. 26)
"Stress Can Hasten Breast Cancer "
"Women who have had breast cancer that has recurred or metastasized and have suffered previous stressful events see their cancer come back twice as quickly as women who lead more stress-free lives, finds a new study . . . conducted by researchers at the University of Rochester Medical School."    Read more...

In Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education (Sept. 27)
"Senators Weigh Idea of Requiring Payout Rates for Large University Endowments"
"Several senators expressed interest on Wednesday in a proposal that would require large university endowments to pay out a certain percentage of their total worth each year in order to retain their tax-exempt status."    Read more...

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