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In Today's Issue

  • Feedback Sought on Agriculture Program
  • 'Get Real' Campers Share Findings on Beach Closings
  • Possible Traffic Delays Near University
  • Spaces Remain for 'College Collaborations' Luncheon
  • Blood, Marrow Transplant Survivors Will Celebrate

News and Announcements

Feedback Sought on Agriculture Program
The Good Food Collective, which is currently in the midst of a fall Community-Supported Agriculture weekly distribution program at the University, is considering adding a winter program. Feedback from the University community is needed as the Good Food Collective and Winter Sun Farms conduct research on the feasibility of the winter program. Share your thoughts in this survey.

'Get Real' Campers Share Findings on Beach Closings
Middle schoolers who collected and tested Lake Ontario water samples as part of the Warner School’s Get Real! Science Action Camp will share their findings on water quality issues and recommendations for improving the current beach conditions with the community from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. today at the Freedom School, 630 N. Goodman St.

Possible Traffic Delays Near University
Ongoing improvements to several roadways near the University may cause traffic delays.  East Henrietta Road, between Mt. Hope Avenue and South Avenue, will be reduced to one late for the next several days, reopening to two-way traffic Aug. 12 (weather permitting). Also, alternating one-way traffic continues on South Clinton.

Spaces Remain for 'College Collaborations' Luncheon
The registration deadline is today for the College Collaborations Learning Lunch from noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 3, at the Interfaith Chapel. Faculty and administrative staff are invited to the free lunch program, which will highlight services and programs offered by VisitRochester. E-mail Joanne Giuseppetti at to reserve a seat.

Blood, Marrow Transplant Survivors Will Celebrate
Survivors of blood and marrow transplants will gather for the Wilmot Cancer Center’s special celebratory picnic on Wednesday, Aug. 11.

August 2, 2010
Partly Cloudy
Today's Forecast:
Partly Cloudy, High 83°
Isolated T-Storms, High 87°
Today's Event Highlight
Exhibition: Staff Infection 6
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rush Rhees Library Gallery at the Art and Music Library. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
U.S. News and World Report (July 29)
'New Data Supports Link Between Diabetes Drugs, Fractures'
"This raises the question of whether this class of drugs is best for patients. There are a lot of other great drugs you can use in diabetes, the best of which is to give patients insulin, which has no real side effects and has been used for 80 years," says Steve Hammes, chief of endocrinology at the Medical Center. Read more...

In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (July 29)
'Lawmakers Hear Arguments for and Against Open Access to Research'
At a U.S. House hearing, scientists and publishers took opposite sides on policies mandating timely access to federally sponsored research. Read more...

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