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In Today's Issue

  • Targeting 'Fight-or-Flight' to Combat Heart Failure
  • Exhibition Celebrates Artist Claude Bragdon
  • 'Eastman Summer Sings' Return in July
  • Medical Center Parkers’ AVI Tags Expire Wednesday
  • Choosing Privacy Settings on Facebook

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Targeting 'Fight-or-Flight' to Combat Heart Failure
Medical Center scientists found that two experimental drugs have the potential to restore pumping strength to failing hearts in part by harnessing the fight-or-flight response that makes hearts beat stronger.

Exhibition Celebrates Artist Claude Bragdon
This summer and fall Rochester is rediscovering one of its luminaries of yesteryear—architect, illustrator, critic, and theater designer Claude Bragdon.

Medical Center Parkers' AVI Tags Expire Wednesday
Don't lose access to your gated parking lot: More than 3,500 Medical Center parkers still need to renew their permits before Wednesday, June 30. On that day, all 2009-10 permits and associated AVI tags will expire if not renewed.

'Eastman Summer Sings' Return in July
Singers of all ages and abilities are again invited to take part in Eastman Summer Sings, a popular series of choral music reading sessions held Tuesday evenings in July at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall. Each program features one choral masterwork, the scores of which will be provided upon entry at the door.

Choosing Privacy Settings on Facebook
Facebook's frequent policy changes and unclear privacy settings can be confusing. University IT suggests using Privacy Defender can help manage this confusion by automatically configuring your Facebook privacy settings. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, please send them to

June 28, 2010
Today's Forecast:
Chance of Showers, High 82°
Isolated Thunderstorms, High 73°
Today's Event Highlight
Dave Rivello Jazz Ensemble
7:30 p.m. Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School.

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Rochester in the News (June 24)
'Has Lady Gaga Gotten Your Attention Yet?'
Throughout pop music history, provocateurs have served as an outlet for fans—even if it just meant ticking off the establishment (usually meaning teenagers' parents), says rock historian John Covach, a professor of music and chair of the Department of Music, and a professor of theory at the Eastman School. Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (June 25)
'The Senate Scrutiny Begins'
Looking at cost and quality, education committee begins widespread examination of for-profit colleges. Read more...

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