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In Today's Issue

  • Study Pins Down Acupuncture's Molecular Effects
  • Diversity Spotlight: Hillside Work Scholarship Connection
  • Symposium Will Honor Martin Gorovsky
  • Colorful Pursuit of Research
  • Master's in Leadership in Health Care Systems
  • Seminar Offers Tips on Helping Children Cope

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Study Pins Down Acupuncture's Molecular Effects
A team at the Medical Center has identified the molecule adenosine as a central player in parlaying some of the effects of acupuncture in the body.

Diversity Spotlight: Hillside Work Scholarship Connection
In July 2009 Rochester strengthened its commitment to City of Rochester youth by formally joining the existing collaboration between the Hillside Work Scholarship Connection and Wegmans Food Markets.The Hillside Work Scholarship Connection addresses the low Rochester high school graduation rate by providing coordinated academic, social, and employment training and support. Learn more about diversity at the University in future installments of Diversity Spotlight in @Rochester.

Symposium Will Honor Martin Gorovsky
The Department of Biology will host "A Symposium Celebrating Martin Gorovsky: A Legacy of Excellence" on Friday, Aug. 6, in honor of the Gorovsky's retirement. Gorovsky is the Rush Rhees Professor Emeritus of Biology. Speakers will include former lab members Joseph Gall, Johns Hopkins University; Joel Rosenbaum, Yale University; Meng-Chao Yao, Institute of Molecular Biology; and Diane Mathis, Harvard Medical School. Registration deadline is July 6.

Colorful Pursuit of Research
Conducting research is part of the fabric of the University’s undergraduate experience. Anthropology research took Dan Brooks, '10, out into the city of Rochester to uncover the full landscape of the city's graffiti scene.

Master's in Leadership in Health Care Systems
The School of Nursing will hold an open house for the Master's in Leadership in Health Care Systems program from 4 to 7 p.m. today in Helen Wood Hall. Call 275-8853 to RSVP or e-mail Lisa Norsen.

Seminar Offers Tips on Helping Children Cope
The Strong Employee Assistance Program's next Health Bite segment will offer tips on helping children cope when parents separate. "Assisting Children Through Transition" will take place at noon Tuesday, June 8, in room K-207 (2-6408) in the Medical Center. Register online or call 475-0432.

June 2, 2010
Partly Cloudy
Today's Forecast:
Mostly Sunny, High 85°
AM Showers, High 73°
Today's Event Highlight
Medical Humanities Conference
K-207 (2-6408) Medical Center, Noon. Read more…

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Rochester in the News
WHAM-13 TV (May 28)
‘Sounds Like Duffy Saying Goodbye to Rochester’
“This election is a done deal, it's a slam dunk partly because of Cuomo but moreover because of the Republican Party's weakness today," Curt Smith, senior lecturer in English and former speechwriter for President George Herbert Walker Bush says. Read more…

In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Ed (May 30)
‘American Colleges Look to Private Sector for Global Recruiting’
Accelerating a trend in international education, companies offer their services to institutions seeking to attract foreign students. Read more…

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