In Today's Issue
- Scientist Discovers New Way to Boost Vaccines
- Upward Bound Students Present Projects Today
- Biometric Screenings Offered This Month
- Wine Tasting, Auction to Benefit Dementia Care
News and Announcements
Scientist Discovers New Way to Boost Vaccines
As the medical community searches for better vaccines and ways to deliver them, Richard Phipps, a Dean’s Professor of Environmental Medicine and a professor of oncology, pediatrics, and microbiology and immunology, believes he has discovered a new approach to boosting the body’s response to vaccinations.
Upward Bound Students Present Projects Today
High school students enrolled in the
Upward Bound academic enrichment program through the David T. Kearns
Center will present their summer projects today from 9:30 a.m. to noon
in the River Level of the Interfaith Chapel. The showcase will feature a
gallery walk of posters and presentations, American Sign Language
demonstrations, and a spoken word poetry slam. The event is free and
open to the community.
Biometric Screenings Offered This Month
Free biometric screenings
will be available by appointment for regular full-time and part-time
faculty and staff on Aug. 9, 10, 16, and 17 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at
the School of Nursing’s Helen Wood Hall. Faculty and staff may receive
one biometric screening per calendar year. Spouses/domestic partners
enrolled in a University Health Care Plan are also eligible. Contact
Christine Withers at 273-2360 or Christine_Withers@URMC.Rochester.edu to make an appointment.
Wine Tasting, Auction to Benefit Dementia Care
The third annual Wine Tasting and Silent Auction benefit will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19, at The Living Center, a part of The Highlands at Pittsford senior living community, to support innovative care aimed at improving the quality of life for residents with dementia.
August 5, 2010
Today's Event Highlight
MAG Highlights Tour
Isolated T-Storms, High 84°
Partly Cloudy, High 78°
6:30 p.m. Memorial Art Gallery. Read more...
Rochester in the News
U.S. News and World Report (Aug. 3)
'Women More Attracted When Men Wear Red: Study'
"We found that women view men in red as higher in status, more likely to make money and more likely to climb the social ladder," lead author Andrew Elliot, a professor of psychology, said in a University news release. "And it's this high-status judgment that leads to the attraction." Read more...
In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (Aug. 4)
'Colleges Weigh In on Rules'
Higher education officials submitted 1,800 comments on proposed federal rules on integrity in financial aid programs. Read more...
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