In Today's Issue
- Behavior Problems in School Linked to Family Types
- Cancer Center Obtains Nearly $2M in Stem Cell Funds
- Trustee Road Paving Starts Today
- Three Earn Athletic Group's Highest Academic Award
- Eastman Among Top Music Programs in Fiske Guide
- Grant to Support ARTWalk Extension
News and Announcements
Behavior Problems in School Linked to Family Types
Contrary to Leo Tolstoy's famous observation that "happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way," a new study coauthored by two Rochester psychologists confirms that unhappy families, in fact, are unhappy in two distinct ways. And these dual patterns of unhealthy family relationships lead to a host of specific difficulties for children during their early school years. See news coverage from USA Today.
Cancer Center Obtains Nearly $2M in Stem Cell Funds
Two large federal grants received this summer will allow researchers at the Wilmot Cancer Center to continue their research into stem cells that give rise to cancer.
Trustee Road Paving Starts
Facilities and Services recommends that vehicular traffic use
Hutchison Road as an alternate route today and tomorrow as paving work is completed on Trustee Road. Those who park in Trustee Lot may avoid the
construction by parking in Park Lot, Intercampus South Lot, or
Intercampus North Lot. The bus stop at Goergen Hall also will be closed
during the paving. Call 273-5549 with any questions.
Three Earn Athletic Group's Highest Academic Award
Celeste Hornbach '10, Melissa Alwardt '11, and Misha Carrel-Thomas '11 have been named to the President’s Scholar-Athlete Team, the highest honor from the University Athletic Association.
Top Music Programs in Fiske Guide
The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2011
has ranked the Eastman School as one of the top undergraduate music
programs in the country in "Fiske Picks: Music Schools That Should Be On
Grant to Support ARTWalk Extension
The City of Rochester has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the expansion of ARTWalk, an urban art trail in the Neighborhood of the Arts. "The NEA grant underscores the significance of the ARTWalk project for this entire community," says Memorial Art Gallery director Grant Holcomb. "In partnership with the City of Rochester and various community organizations, the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester looks forward to playing a key role in the revitalization of this area."
July 16, 2010
Weekend Event Highlight
'Mitzie Collins and Friends: World Music'
Scattered T-Storms, High 84°
Isolated T-Storms, High 85°
3 p.m. Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School. Read more...
Rochester in the News
City Newspaper (July 14)
'Classical Preview: 500 Years of the Carillon'
The Hopeman Memorial Carillon—located in the tower of the Rush Rhees Library—is one of only six carillons in New York State. "I love the instrument because of its power," says carillon instructor Doris Aman. "It is an instrument that, when I play, everyone has to listen." Read more...
In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (July 13)
'Academic Outcomes of Study Abroad'
Researchers have found that students who study abroad have improved academic performance upon returning to their home campus, higher graduation rates, and improved knowledge of cultural practices and context compared to students in control groups. Read more...
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