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- Researchers Detail Chemotherapy's Damage to the
- Inaugural Celebration of the 'Book'
- Don't Miss Theater Program's Staging of Russian Satire
- Medical Center Hosts 20th Annual Genetics Day
- Know an Aspiring Young Entrepreneur?
Highlight: Music on My Mind Series
in the News: President Seligman on the Role Local Universities
Will Play in Rochester's Economic Future
- In Higher
Ed: College Guide 'Green' Ratings
Chemotherapy's Damage to the Brain
A new study by researchers at the Medical Center and Harvard Medical
School indicates that a commonly used chemotherapy drug causes healthy
brain cells to die off long after treatment has ended and may be one
of the underlying biological causes of the cognitive side effects that
many cancer patients experience. Read
more... (Reported by BBC
News, Forbes, WebMD,
and many others.)
Works Spotlighted in Inaugural Celebration of the 'Book'
A University-wide event featuring published works by faculty and staff
will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, in the Hawkins-Carlson
Room of Rush Rhees Library. Printed and electronic books, edited volumes,
and texts, as well as published compositions and CDs will be on display
and available for purchase. Read
Don't Miss Theater
Program's Staging of Russian Satire
The International Theatre Program's staging of the Russian satire A
Family Affair continues this week with 8 p.m. performances in Todd
Hall through Saturday, April 26. Read
Hosts 20th Annual Genetics Day
Faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend sessions Friday, April
25, as part of Genetics Day at the Medical Center. Read
Know an Aspiring
Students (currently in grades 5-11) and their families are invited to
a free information session on the Young
Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA) in the Gowen Room of Wilson Commons Thursday,
April 24, at 6 p.m. For more information or to RSVP, call the Office
of Special Programs at 275-6902 or visit www.rochester.edu/college/osp/events.html.
On My Mind Concert. Last performance of the 2007-08 series.
Flaum Atrium, Medical Center. 4:30 p.m.
For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar
in the News
Chronicle (April 22)
"Universities Bid to Lift Local Economy"
"I'm optimistic about the future of Rochester," Seligman said
to more than 250 business and higher education leaders on April 21 as
part of the "Repositioning Rochester" series of the Rochester
Downtown Development Corp. Seligman added that he sees the community
as being in the midst of "a dramatic turnaround," with new
businesses growing out of university-based research, akin to some of
the economic development that has occurred in Pittsburgh and Baltimore. Read
of Higher Education (April 22)
"Princeton Review Will Issue 'Green' Ratings in Coming College Guide"
"The Princeton Review plans to announce that it will issue green
ratings—along with its ratings of student quality of life, campus
fire safety, and so on—in coming college guides for prospective
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