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In Today's Issue

  • Chase Corporate Challenge to Benefit Urban Fellows
  • Medical Center Launches New Liver Cancer Treatment
  • Study: Stem Cell Disruption Induces Skull Deformity
  • Finance Office Begins Summer Hours
  • Biomedical Genetics Speaker Series Continues
  • Learn About Acupuncture for Head, Neck Cancers
  • No @Rochester Monday

News and Announcements

Chase Corporate Challenge to Benefit Urban Fellows
The Rochester Urban Fellows Program has been selected as the beneficiary of the 2010 JPMorgan Chase Corporate Challenge and will receive a one-time sponsorship in the amount of $25,000 from the J.P. Morgan Chase Foundation.
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Medical Center Launches New Liver Cancer Treatment
Medical Center physicians recently performed upstate New York's first radioembolization procedure for primary liver cancer. This technique combats the tumor in patients who can not be treated with surgery and are awaiting an organ transplant.
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Study: Stem Cell Disruption Induces Skull Deformity
Medical Center scientists have discovered a defect in cellular pathways that provides a new explanation for the earliest stages of abnormal skull development in newborns.
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Finance Office Begins Summer Hours
Summer hours are in effect at the University finance office, located at the Brooks Landing Business Center, through Aug. 27. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Check pick-up times remain the same: 2 to 4 p.m. daily.

Biomedical Genetics Speaker Series Continues
The Biomedical Genetics Speaker Series continues at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 1, with a presentation by Anne Hart, an associate professor of biology and biomedical neuroscience at Brown University. Hart will discuss her work in a presentation titled "Notch, stress adaptation, and longevity" The lecture will be held in K-207 (2-6408) in the Medical Center.

Learn About Acupuncture for Head, Neck Cancers
People with oral, head, and neck cancers can learn about the use of acupuncture for managing side effects during a discussion at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 3, at the Wilmot Cancer Center.
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No @Rochester Monday
In observance of Memorial Day, @Rochester will not be published Monday. It will return to your inbox Tuesday, June 1.

May 28, 2010
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Mostly Cloudy, High 76°
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Partly Cloudy, High 79°

Today's Event Highlight

Exhibition Tour: Albert Paley in the 21st Century
Memorial Art Gallery, 2 p.m. Read more…

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Rochester in the News
Rochester Business Journal (May 14)
‘Engineering Schools Feed Interest in New Technologies’
Enrollment is up, more women are pursuing engineering as a field, starting salaries continue to climb, and career options are expanding, says Robert Clark, dean of the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Read more…

In Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Ed (May 27)
‘Men's Share of College Enrollments Will Continue to Dwindle’
Women now account for a disproportionate share of the enrollments of higher-education institutions at every degree level and are likely to become an even more dominant presence on campuses over the coming decade. Read more...

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