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@Rochester — Jan. 8, 2008

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In Today's Issue

  • Downloadable 'Goodies' with New University Logo
  • Ice Cream Eating Contest Supports Cancer Center
  • Event Highlight: Master Class by Ballet Hispanico
  • Rochester in the News: Men's and Women's Basketball Are Top Seeds in Chase Tournament; Jacob Jorne on Protecting Rain Forests
  • In Higher Ed: Endowments for State's Public Colleges

News and Announcements

Downloadable 'Goodies' with New University Logo
Publications Services has posted a new Web page of downloadable “goodies” featuring the new graphic identity system. Choose from desktop wallpaper designs, Powerpoint and Keynote templates, and fax cover sheets. Read more... 

Speedy Ice Cream Lovers Can Help 'Cream' Cancer
Sign up to to compete in the Sunday, Jan. 27, ice cream eating contest at Eastview Mall and enjoy a sweet way to support the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center. Read more... 


Thursday, Jan. 10
Master Class by Ballet Hispanico
: Memorial Art Gallery. 7 p.m.

For more events:

Rochester in the News

WHAM TV13 (Jan. 6)
"Rochester Sweeps Top Seeds In Chase
The men's and women's basketball teams earned the top seed for the annual J.P. Morgan Chase Scholarship Tournament. With a 9-0 record, the Rochester men are ranked first in the nation; the women have won six straight and are 8-1 overall. (Also reported by WHAM TV13, Democrat and Chronicle.) Read more...

Financial Times (Dec. 31)
"Give the Tree Choppers More Profitable Jobs than Logging
In a letter to the editor, Jacob Jorne, professor of chemical engineering, proposes providing carbon credits to companies that provide better paying jobs to loggers who would otherwise make their livelihoods cutting down carbon-reducing rain forests. Read more...

In Higher Education

New York Times (Jan. 7)
"Spitzer Wants to Endow State’s Public Colleges
"In his annual address to the Legislature on Wednesday, Gov. Eliot Spitzer will propose establishing an endowment for the state’s higher education system and adding 2,000 faculty members, according to a person with knowledge of the speech." Read more...

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