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  • Film Festival Showcases ‘New Wave’ of Polish Cinema
  • Cancer Center Honored for Breast Imaging Excellence
  • New Policy Protects Data on Copiers, Faxes
  • Event Highlights Lung Research
  • Campaign Aims to Curb Holiday Stress
  • Session Focuses on Buying a Home
  • Science Cafe Schedule Changed

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Film Festival Showcases ‘New Wave’ of Polish Cinema
The five-day Rochester Polish Film Festival, sponsored by the University's Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies, offers some of the most innovative films to emerge from the Central European country in the past two decades. The festival runs Nov. 13-17 at the Little Theatre in Rochester.

Cancer Center Honored for Breast Imaging Excellence
The Comprehensive Breast Care Center at the Wilmot Cancer Center has been named a Center of Excellence for Breast Imaging by the American College of Radiology. The three-year accreditation is the fourth for the center, which holds the designation for its breast ultrasound, mammography, and stereotactic breast biopsy services.

New Policy Protects Data on Copiers, Faxes
A new University policy that goes into effect next week aims to protect private data and personally identifiable information stored on copiers, faxes, and other multifunction devices owned or leased by the University.

Event Highlights Lung Research
The second annual Lung Research and Trainee Day is being held today in the Medical Center from 10:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., starting with a poster session in Flaum Atrium. Lectures follow from noon to 1 p.m. in the Class of '62 Auditorium. Awards for the best presentations will be handed out at 1 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, the Lung Biology and Disease Program, and the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology. Clinical, basic,and translational research projetcs from several departments across the Medical Center will be presented. Call 273-1741, or e-mail Patricia Sime for more information.

Campaign Aims to Curb Holiday Stress
Join Well-U’s Healthy Holiday Habits Campaign and limit the stress this season through activities like Tai Chi, and information sessions like “Keeping a Healthy Back,” and “10 Ways to Quickly Turn Chaos into Order in Your Workplace.” A food, toy, and clothing drive will also be held. Participants will be eligible for weekly raffle prizes. To learn more, click here or call 276-5050. Enroll online.

Session Focuses on Buying a Home
Learn about home buying from noon to 1 p.m. today in Anderson (G-8534), Medical Center. Conducted by a representative from NeighborWorks Rochester, the talk is part of the Financial Health Bites series. Guests and brown-bag lunches are welcome.

Science Cafe Schedule Changed
The speaker schedule for the Science Cafe at Barnes and Noble in Pittsford has been changed. Zack Butler, an associate professor of computer science at RIT, will be speaking tonight at 7 p.m. in the place of Daphne Bavelier, a professor of brain and cognitive sciences and imaging sciences at Rochester, who was originally scheduled to give today's talk.

Oct.  26, 2010
Mostly Cloudy
Today's Forecast:
Mostly Cloudy, High 74°
Partly Cloudy, High 67°
Today's Event Highlight
Federal Reserve Bank President on Economic Challenges
4:30 p.m., Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library.

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Rochester in the News
Democrat & Chronicle (Oct. 24)
'Psychedelic Vision on Display at Memorial Art Gallery'
The Memorial Art Gallery often hosts mind-expanding exhibits, but its latest owes a special debt to the 1960s. Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s is an exhibit with intensely colorful, hallucinogenic works inspired by the '60s counterculture. Read more...

In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (Oct. 24)
'Fulbright Puts Money Where Problems Are'
The State Department wants its premier fellowship program to help develop creative responses to global problems. Read more...

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