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In Today's Issue

  • Coalition Aims to Prevent Lead Poisoning
  • Rising Conducting Stars to Lead RPO in Concert
  • Fourth Rochester Biennial Opens This Weekend
  • Summer in the City Series: ‘Gangs in the Hood’

News and Announcements

Coalition Aims to Prevent Lead Poisoning
A partnership involving University and community scientists and educators has become a model for reducing the risks Rochester children face from lead poisoning.

Rising Conducting Stars to Lead RPO in Concert
Five finalists from this summer’s Eastman Conducting Institute will be featured in a special concert Thursday, July 22, at which audience members will be asked to share their feedback about each young conductor.

Fourth Rochester Biennial Opens This Weekend
The 4th Rochester Biennial, an exhibit that showcases artists who live and work in the region, opens Sunday, July 25, at the Memorial Art Gallery and will remain on view through Sept. 26. An exhibition opening party is planned from 7:30 to 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 24.

Summer in the City Series: ‘Gangs in the Hood’
The next Summer in the City lunch-hour series on community health will feature “Gangs in the Hood II,” a presentation about strategies for reducing youth gang violence. Faculty, staff, and students are invited to the talk, which starts at noon on Friday, July 23, in the LeChase Assembly Hall (G-9576), Medical Center. A light lunch will be served. Call the Center for Community Health at 224-3050 with any questions.

July 20, 2010
Chance Showers
Today's Forecast:
PM Showers, High 80°
Partly Cloudy, High 82°
Today's Event Highlight
Eastman Summer Sing—Handel's Messiah
7:30 p.m. Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School.

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Rochester in the News
Rochester Business Journal (July 19)
'URMC Professors Receive Grants for Stem Cell Research'
Nearly $1.75 million in federal grants received this summer will allow researchers at the Wilmot Cancer Center to continue their work into stem cells that give rise to cancer, Medical Center officials said. Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (July 19)
'Colleges and the Common Core'
National standards aimed at ensuring students' readiness for college or work could prompt a meaningful collaboration between K-12 and higher ed officials. Read more...

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