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  • 'Conversations' Explore How Women Use Power
  • Foundation Boosts Indian Scholars Research
  • Trigger Found for Kidney Cancer’s Invasive Behavior
  • Venture Capitalist-in-Residence Holds Office Hours
  • Biomedical Genetics Lecture Planned
  • Resident Advisor Nominations Sought
  • Become a 'Fan' of University IT

News and Announcements

'Conversations' Explore How Women Use Power
Feminist icon Gloria Feldt will give the keynote address at the 2010 Stanton/Anthony Conversations Luncheon, taking place at the Interfaith Chapel on the River Campus Friday, Oct. 15. She also will be among the panelists discussing "How Women Use Power: Transforming Leadership" following the luncheon.

Foundation Boosts Indian Scholars Research
A foundation that promises to offer opportunities for the best medical scholars in India and to bring new talent to the Medical Center has been created by businessmen in India working closely with American counterparts who have long supported the University.

Trigger Found for Kidney Cancer’s Invasive Behavior
Medical Center researchers have unlocked a strong interaction between two proteins involved in kidney cancer that help to explain the invasive nature of the disease.

Venture Capitalist-in-Residence Holds Office Hours
Interested in raising capital for a business idea? You can meet with the University’s venture capitalist-in-residence between 1 and 3:30 p.m. on River Campus. Bela Musits, founding managing director of High Peaks Venture Partners, an active, early-stage venture capital firm with an interest in promoting technology companies in New York State, will visit campus each month to meet with students, faculty, and staff. To schedule an appointment, call 273-2486 or e-mail Lisa Sheldon.

Biomedical Genetics Lecture Planned
The Department of Biomedical Genetics and the Center for Genomics and Systems Biology present a lecture on "A Drosophila Approach to Cancer and Diabetes Therapeutics" by Ross Cagan, a professor of developmental and regenerative biology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Cagan's talk is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 12, at 1 p.m. in K-307, Medical Center.

Resident Advisor Nominations Sought
The Office for Residential Life and Housing Services invites faculty and staff to nominate undergraduate students for resident advisor positions. Nominated students will receive a letter indicating that he or she has been nominated. The letter
will not indicate the name of the nominator(s). Nominations are not required but often help encourage students to apply. Applications are available at all Residential Life offices, the Common Connection, and at the Office of the Dean of Students. Nominations are due by Friday, Oct. 22.

Become a 'Fan' of University IT
Become a fan of University of Rochester—Get Technology on Facebook for tips on keeping your computer safe and secure, campus technology updates, and Computer Store promotions and specials. If the page gets to 1,000 fans by Oct. 29, everyone will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a new iPod Nano.

Oct. 11, 2010
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Today's Forecast:
Mostly Cloudy, High 60°
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Today's Event Highlight
Symposium: Energy for the 21st Century
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Goergen Hall.

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Rochester in the News
Rochester Business Journal (Oct. 8)
'NIH to Give HIV Researchers Here $6.7 Million'
HIV researchers at the Medical Center this week received word that a project will receive $6.7 million in new funds from the National Institute of Health. Read more...

In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (Oct. 6)
'One Step Closer to a National Digital Library'
Can the nonprofit world create a national digital library to put America's collective intellectual wealth within everyone's reach? Read more...

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