@Rochester: April 29, 2008
Today's Forecast: Partly Sunny, High 49°
Tomorrow: Partly Sunny, High 50°
In Today's Issue
- Rochester Students Earn National Science Awards
- Brain Tumor Care, Treatment in Spotlight
- Workshop Offers Parents Tips on Selective College Admissions
- Free Health Screenings Continue This Week
- Event Highlight: World Music Series
- Rochester in the News: Eastman School's Early History
- In Higher Ed: Shrinking Applicant Pools
News and Announcements
Rochester Students Earn National Science Awards
Three students studying how the brain masters something as complex as language, or struggles to simply move an arm after a stroke, have earned National Foundation of Science Graduate Research Fellowships to help them pursue their research and education. Read more...
Brain Tumor Care, Treatment in Spotlight
Patients, physicians, and those caring for loved ones with brain tumors will have an opportunity to attend two full days of programs hosted by health care professionals from the Medical Center. Read more...
Today's Workshop Offers Parents Tips on Selective College Admissions
Jonathan Burdick, dean of admissions and financial aid, leads a one-hour workshop today at noon in Aud 2-6408 at the Medical Center for parents of children who are seeking admission to a selective college or university. Deborah Aguglia from the University Benefits Office and Dawn Bruner, director of parent relations, will also be available to answer questions.
Free Health Screenings Continue This Week
Faculty, staff, and their partners enrolled in a University Health Care plan can receive a free biometric screening, which provides measurements of blood pressure, heart rate, waist circumference, glucose, and cholesterol, today from noon to 4 p.m. and tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Medical Center.
Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (April 28)
"Passion for Music Laid Foundation for Eastman"
The report chronicles the Eastman School's early history and takes a closer look at what inspired Kodak founder George Eastman to invest $17 million in its creation. Read more...
In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (May 2 issue)
"After the Deluge, the Drought?"
"As the last of the baby boomers' children make their way through college, admissions officers are preparing for a shrinking pool of traditional applicants." Read more...
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