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In Today's Issue

  • Medical Center Study Refutes Diet-Autism Link
  • Seven Graduates Awarded Fulbright Scholarships
  • Former Ophthalmology Chief Dies at 97
  • Road Construction Update
  • Summer Hours Begin at Bookstores
  • Art Gallery Lecture Explores Antiquities Debate

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Medical Center Study Refutes Diet-Autism Link
A Medical Center study finds that eliminating gluten and casein from the diets of children with autism has no impact on their overall mental and physiological behavior. See coverage from USA Today ABC News, Business Week, and the Los Angeles Times.

Seven Graduates Awarded Fulbright Scholarships
Sara DuBois, Aynsley Duncan, Elizabeth Gabster, Anita Hargrave, Elise Russell, Judith Tulkoff, and Andre Washington have won 2010-11 Fulbright Scholarships to advance their studies, perform research, and teach English abroad while serving as young ambassadors to their host countries.
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Former Ophthalmology Chief Dies at 97
Albert Snell Jr., former head of the Division of Ophthalmology at the School of Medicine and Dentistry, died April 20 at the age of 97. Snell was the first full-time faculty member in the Division of Ophthalmology and also the first full professor. He became chief of the division in 1961 and remained in that position until 1978.  The University flag will be lowered May 22 in his memory.
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Road Construction Update
Ongoing improvements to several roadways near the University may cause traffic delays. See the most recent updates.

Summer Hours Begin at Bookstores
Summer hours are now in effect at the University's bookstores. The River Campus store will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. The Eastman School Bookstore will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and the Medical Center store will be open Monday and Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and from Wednesday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Art Gallery Lecture Explores Antiquities Debate
The Memorial Art Gallery will host an illustrated lecture by James Cuno, director of the Art Institute of Chicago, at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 23, titled "Whose Culture? The Promise of Museums and the Debate Over Antiquities." Cost is included in gallery admission.
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May 21, 2010
Partly Cloudy
Today's Forecast:
Partly Cloudy, High 78°
Tomorrow:
Thundershowers, High 74°

Today's Event Highlight

Music of Difference
Eastman School 120, 7:30 p.m. Read more…

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Rochester in the News
CNN (May 19)
‘Do 6 Catholics + 3 Jews = 9 Protestants?’
Nora Rubel, an assistant professor of religion, said that most Catholics in America think pretty much like Protestants, so the Supreme Court's Protestant/Catholic mix doesn't really matter.. Read more…

In Higher Education
The Boston Globe (May 19)
'Trust-Based Admissions Process Leaves Elite Colleges Open to Fraud'
The former Harvard College senior accused of duping one of the world’s most selective universities seems to have exploited an application system at elite colleges that is largely based on trust and where admissions officers verify credentials only when they suspect that something is awry. Read more…

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