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In Today's Issue

  • Images Show Vitamin B3 Changes in Response to Oxygen Level
  • Gandhi Institute Presents Cecilia St. King
  • Simon School Offers Executive MBA Experience
  • A Look Into Native American Culture and Health
  • Adobe Day: 'Experience CS5'
  • Financial Health Bites Series: Identity Theft

News and Announcements

Images Show Vitamin B3 Changes in Response to Oxygen Level
Scientists at the Medical Center have obtained the first images of a common molecular signal, vitamin B3, which plays a role in making some bacteria potent and some men impotent.
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Gandhi Institute Presents Cecilia St. King
Cecilia St. King, an award-winning performer, headlines the first annual Peace Concert and Potluck Dinner on Saturday, June 26, sponsored by the M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence, based at the University.
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Simon School Offers Executive MBA Experience
Learn more about the Executive MBA Program at the Simon School during a half-day Executive MBA Experience on Friday, June 11, from 8:30 a.m. to noon in 201 Schlegel Hall. In addition to getting an overview of the program and tuition benefit options available, attendees will attend a class with current students and have the opportunity to join students and faculty for breakfast and lunch. Register here. If you have questions or would like more information, call 275-3439 or e-mail emba@simon.rochester.edu.

A Look Into Native American Culture and Health
The Diversity Task Force, a sub-committee of the Nursing Practice's Professional Development Council, continues its quarterly cultural education series from noon to 1 p.m. today in the Boardroom (AC 2.) Today's session includes a presentation by Sophina Calderon about Native American cultural themes, the Indian Health Service, provider challenges to delivering care, and recommendations for clinical delivery. Continuing Nursing Education contact hours are provided.

Adobe Day: 'Experience CS5'
University IT is sponsoring Adobe Day on Wednesday, June 9, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Hoyt Auditorium. Register online. The event, which is free and open to the University community, includes lunch and prizes. Direct questions to sitelic@rochester.edu.

Financial Health Bites Series: Identity Theft
Learn about identity theft from noon to 1 p.m. today in the Northeastern conference room (1-9525) in the Medical Center. The session is conducted by a representative from Advantage Federal Credit Union, as part of the Financial Health Bites series. Guests and brown-bag lunches are welcome.

June 8, 2010
Fair
Today's Forecast:
Mostly Sunny, High 72°
Tomorrow:
PM Showers, High 66°
Today's Event Highlight
Exhibit: Claude Bragdon and the Beautiful Necessity
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rush Rhees Library Rare Books and Special Collections. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Bio Techniques (June 7)
'Naked Mole Rat and Nanoscale Imaging Research Win 2009 Cozzarelli Prizes'
For their research on the cancer resistance of the naked mole rat, a team from the University of Rochester clinched the biomedical sciences prize. Read more...

In Higher Education
The New York Times (June 7)
'Colleges Extend the Welcome Mat to Students’ Pets'
In an increasingly competitive recruiting market for top students, becoming pet-friendly is another way for a college to differentiate itself. Read more...

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