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@Rochester — April 4, 2008


ShowersToday's Forecast:
Showers, High 45°
Tomorrow: A.M. Clouds/P.M. Sun, High 53°

In Today's Issue

  • Households with Kids with Autism Likely to Earn Less
  • Ugly Disco Bash Supports Wilmot Cancer Center
  • Last Day to Register for Class on European Wines
  • Musical Revue Benefits Health-e-Access
  • Pianist Ingrid Fliter Wraps Up Kilbourn Concert Series
  • Event Highlight: The Namesake
  • Rochester in the News: Dorota Kopycka-Kedzierawski Comments on Eastman Dental Center Study; Story Cites Medical Center Research
  • In Higher Ed: Universities Try to Serve a Generation of Those Who Seek to Do Good

News and Announcements

Households with Kids with Autism Likely to Earn Less
New Rochester research suggests that the average household with children with autism not only spends thousands of dollars toward educational, behavioral, and health-care expenses each year, but also suffers from a lesser-known cost—a sizeable chunk of missed household income, perhaps as much as $6,200 annually. Read more...

Ugly Disco Bash Supports Wilmot Cancer Center
The fifth annual Ugly Disco Bash will take place at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, at the Riverside Convention Center. The event, organized by Ten Ugly Men, supports the University’s Wilmot Cancer Center and the Boys and Girls Club of Rochester. Visit the event's Web site for tickets.

Last Day to Register for Class on European Wines
Reminder: Friday is the last day to register for "Discovering the Wine of Europe." The course takes place on April 9, 16, and 23 from 7 to 10 p.m. and costs $175. Attendees must be 21 or older. To register, call Special Programs at 275-2344. Read more...

Musical Revue Benefits Health-e-Access
The proceeds of "Some Enchanted Evening," a musical revue held Saturday, April 26, at the Auditorium Center, 875 East Main St., will support Health-e-Access, Golisano Children's Hospital's telemedicine program. For tickets, call Nancy Wood at 275-4451. Read more... (scroll down to April 26)

Pianist Ingrid Fliter Wraps Up Kilbourn Concert Series
Argentinean pianist Ingrid Fliter, winner of the Gilmore Artist Award, will close this season's Kilbourn Concert Series at the Eastman School with a performance at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8. Read more...

Events

Friday, April 4
Cinema Group Film: The Namesake. Hoyt Hall Auditorium; 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m., and midnight; $3 for non-undergrads.

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar

Rochester in the News

New York Times (April 2)
"Overweight Kids Have Fewer Cavities"
A study led by Dorota Kopycka-Kedzierawski, assistant professor in the School of Medicine and Dentistry, that shows overweight children have healthier teeth, is featured by columnist Tara Parker-Pope for Well, Parker-Pope’s blog for the Times: "Our findings raise more questions than answers," Kopycka-Kedzierawski says. "Research to analyze both diet and lifestyle is needed to better understand the results." Read more...

U.S. News & World Report (April 2)
"Persistent Insomnia Leads to Depression in Young Adults"
The article cites a study from Rochester researchers that investigated insomnia and depression in elderly patients. Read more...
(Also reported by Forbes, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Austin American-Statesman, and others.)

In Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education (April 4)
"Universities Try to Serve a Generation of Those Who Seek to Do Good"
Several colleges are responding to the growing demand for undergraduate degree programs in nonprofit management. Read more...

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