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In Today's Issue

  • Eastman School Performers Share 'The Gift of Music'
  • Sue Behme Named Women's Lacrosse Head Coach
  • Rochester's Role in the History of the Laser
  • Weight Watchers Open House
  • Flaum Eye Institute Hosts LASIK Seminar

News and Announcements

Eastman School Performers Share 'The Gift of Music'
Using the "prism concert" format, in which groups perform in uninterrupted succession in different locations around the concert hall, "The Gift of Music: The Rhythm of Life" will surround listeners with sound and special lighting. The concert will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre.

Sue Behme Named Women's Lacrosse Head Coach
Sue Behme is the new head Rochester women’s lacrosse coach. She is returning to Western New York after two-plus seasons building a Division I program at Fresno State.

Rochester's Role in the History of the Laser
As the scientific community celebrates the 50th anniversary of the laser, Rochester Review highlights some of the University's contributions to one of the most influential technologies of modern science.

Weight Watchers Open House
A Weight Watchers Open House is planned for Thursday, Sept. 23, at 11:50 a.m. in room 220 of the UHS Building on the River Campus. Visitors will have the chance to register for the new session starting Sept. 30. The group meets every Thursday from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. until Jan. 27. The cost for the 17-week session is $186. Contact Jan Callens at 275-1148 or for more information.

Flaum Eye Institute Hosts LASIK Seminar
Learn more about LASIK at a seminar hosted by the Flaum Eye Institute on Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 5:30 p.m. Call 273-2020 to reserve a spot. The seminar will be held at 100 Meridian Centre, Suite 125.

Sept. 17, 2010
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Weekend Event Highlight
Courage Bowl
Rochester vs. St. John Fisher College, 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 18, Marina Auto Stadium. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
NPR (Sept. 15)
'Border Patrol Asserts Authority Up North'
Cary Jensen, director of international student services, says thousands of his students have been questioned on the bus or train over the last few years, with more than a dozen detained. "I know there's concerns with anti-terrorism and smuggling, and we want to stop that stuff. But I think in the process of trying to do that, we're creating an unfriendly environment for the legitimate people who are here that we want to attract here," he says. Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (Sept. 16)
'Fear Under the Sheets'
As some colleges face bedbug infestations in dormitories, many others consider ways to prevent such outbreaks. Read more...

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