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  • Cardiac Surgery Program Among Nation’s Top 50
  • Eastman at St. Michael's Series Returns
  • Biography Examines Lives of Influential Physicians
  • Organ Concert Features Works of German Composer
  • Support Available for Undergraduate Conference
  • Latest Issue of HR Intercom Online
  • Campus Times Web Site Gets a New Look

News and Announcements

Cardiac Surgery Program Among Nation’s Top 50
The Medical Center’s adult cardiac surgery program received a top rating from Consumer Reports magazine and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons as part of a new database available to consumers searching for the best-ranked health care services.
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Eastman at St. Michael's Series Returns
Eastman at St. Michael’s, a series of monthly recitals presented in historic St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church by vocal and instrumental performance majors from the Eastman School, returns for a new season beginning Sunday, Sept. 26.
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Biography Examines Lives of Influential Physicians
John Romano and George Engel: Their Lives and Work, a biography of two physicians who significantly influenced psychosomatic medicine, the place of psychiatry in medicine, and medical education, will be published in October by Meliora Press, an imprint of the University of Rochester Press.
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Organ Concert Features Works of German Composer
On Friday, Sept. 17, Eastman School students will present North American premieres of several new organ works by German composer and organist Martin Herchenroder. The free concert, which begins at 8 p.m. at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Rochester, also will include the world premiere of the viola version of Herchenroder's composition Winternachtmusik. Herchenroder visited Eastman in 2008 as a guest professor and Fulbright scholar.
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Support Available for Undergraduate Conference
Applications for College support to attend the 2011 National Conference on Undergraduate Research in Ithaca, N.Y., from March 31 to April 2, 2011, are due by Oct. 11. NCUR is an annual conference for primary research and artistic performance by undergraduate students, encompassing the natural and social sciences, the humanities, the arts, and engineering. For more information, contact the Office of Undergraduate Research at 276-5306 or stop by Lattimore 212.

Latest Issue of HR Intercom Online
The September issue of HR Intercom is now available. The monthly newsletter includes information and updates on human resources programs and resources.

Campus Times Web Site Gets a New Look
The Web site for the Campus Times student newspaper relaunched last week with a new design, improved multimedia content, and enhanced features. View the site at campustimes.org.

Sept. 15, 2010
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Today's Event Highlight
Researching Women's Environmental Health: Food, Nutrition and Obesity
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Class of '62 Auditorium, Medical Center. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
CBS News.com (Sept. 13)
'Action Video Games Found to Sharpen Decision-Making'
The investigation, which was carried out by a team from the University of Rochester, assembled a test group of video-gamers and measured their reaction skills against another group consisting of non-players. Also reported by The Economist, MSNBC, Bloomberg, the Christian Science Monitor, and others.  Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (Sept. 14)
'Women Lead in Doctorates'
For first time, the majority of doctorates are awarded to females. The gender split varies by discipline, but women's numbers are increasing faster than men's across the board. Read more...

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