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In Today's Issue

  • Talk for Entrepreneurs on Weird Patents
  • 'Eat Well Live Well' Obstacle Course
  • Race, Walk Benefits Lung Cancer Research at Wilmot
  • T. Rowe Price 'Hot Spot' Today
  • Rochester Among Top Regions to Raise a Family

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Talk for Entrepreneurs on Weird Patents
The FIRE Lecture Series continues with a discussion on "Weird and Wonderful Patents," led by Michael F. Brown, a founding partner of Brown and Michaels, PC, at 9 a.m. on Thursday, June 10, in the Class of '62 Auditorium (CC G-9425 and 1-9425), Medical Center. Breakfast refreshments will be provided. Register at 784-8856 or e-mail David Englert.

'Eat Well Live Well' Obstacle Course
Well-U will be holding an obstacle course challenge at noon on June 17 as part of the current Eat Well Live Well program. The course will again consist of about eight stations at which participants will complete an activity before moving to the next station. The Medical Center Fitness and Wellness Center, the site for the event, will allow participants access to the locker room and shower facilities. Open to University employees. Registration is required. For more information, contact Well-U or call 276-5050.

Race, Walk Benefits Lung Cancer Research at Wilmot
Runners and walkers can help raise awareness for lung cancer among non-smokers during Meaghan's Run on Saturday, June 12, at Lakeshore Community Church in Greece. The funds will be used to expand lung cancer research at the Wilmot Cancer Center.

T. Rowe Price 'Hot Spot' Today
T. Rowe Price, one of the investment providers under the University's retirement program, will be setting up a "Hot Spot" from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. today in the House of Six Nations cafeteria in the Medical Center. A specialist will be available to answer questions regarding T. Rowe Price accounts under the program. Attendees will also have the opportunity to enter a raffle and win a prize. For more information, visit the Benefits Office Web site.

Rochester Among Top Regions to Raise a Family
The Rochester area has been ranked the third-best metropolitan region in the country for raising a family by Forbes magazine.

June 9, 2010
Today's Forecast:
Showers, High 59°
Chance of Showers, High 70°
Today's Event Highlight
Exhibition: Tennyson's Arthurian Poem
Rush Rhees Library Gallery at the Art & Music Library. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
United Press international (June 5)
'Feeling Sluggish? Bad Mood? Go Outside'
"Often when we feel depleted we reach for a cup of coffee, but research suggests a better way to get energized is to connect with nature," says lead author Richard Ryan, a professor of psychology, psychiatry, and education. Read more...

In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (June 6)
'New Rule to Curb Textbook Costs Irks Some Professors'
But bookstores, largely on board, say they've been fighting for years to get the faculty to post syllabi earlier. Now it's the law. Read more...

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