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In Today's Issue

  • Radio: Humanities Dean Discusses 'Mockingbird'
  • Professor Honored by New York Nursing Foundation
  • Lecture Centers on Neuropathic Pain
  • Certificate Course Teaches Patient Safety
  • Reminder: iPad/iPod Sale
  • Change in Hours for Bursar's Office Today
  • @Rochester Goes Weekly during Holidays

News and Announcements

Radio: Humanities Dean Discusses 'Mockingbird'
Tom DiPiero, senior associate dean of the humanities, will discuss the cultural importance of Harper Lee's 1960 novel To Kill A Mockingbird on WAMC’s The Academic Minute on Friday, Dec. 17. The program airs on WAMC Northeast Public Radio stations at 7:37 a.m. and 3:56 p.m. weekdays. Liston live on the Web.

Professor Honored by New York Nursing Foundation
School of Nursing associate professor and nationally recognized researcher Nancy Watson has been named 2010 New York State Distinguished Nurse Researcher by the Foundation of New York State Nurses.
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Lecture Centers on Neuropathic Pain
Joel Kent, an associate professor of anesthesiology and director of the Pain Treatment Center, will discuss "What ELSE Is New in the Treatment of Neuropathic Pain" on Wednesday, Dec. 22, in K-207 (2-6408) in the Medical Center. The talk is part of the Palliative Care Noon Conference.

Certificate Course Teaches Patient Safety
The faculty of the Division of Healthcare Management in the Department of Community and Preventive Medicine is offering a free "mini" certificate course for health care professionals, trainees, and students. The 10-session program offers information on how to improve safety as well as the latest thinking on patient safety. Sessions begin Thursday, Feb. 3. The registration deadline is Friday, Jan. 28. Contact Judy Hughes at 275-7712 or judy_hughes@urmc.rochester.edu for more information. Registration materials also are available on the Medical Center's intranet.

Reminder: iPad/iPod Sale Today
University IT Computer Sales is having a one-day iPad/iPod sale today beginning at 7:30 a.m. The sale will feature $40 off all iPad models, $20 off all iPod Touch and Nano models, discounts on select iPad/iPod accessories, and a free long-sleeve Apple T-shirt with iPad/iPod (Touch or Nano) purchase. Personal purchases only. While supplies last. Limit two iPads/iPods and one T-shirt per customer. Items cannot be held. For more information on Computer Sales, including store locations, visit the Web site.

Change in Hours for Bursar's Office Today
The Bursar's Office in Meliora Hall will be closed from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. today. The office returns to its regular hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday.

@Rochester Goes Weekly during Holidays
Starting next week and for the remainder of 2010, @Rochester will publish weekly. Issues will be sent Monday, Dec. 20, and Monday, Dec. 27. Daily publication will resume Monday, Jan. 3. Send news submissions for the Dec. 20 issue by 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 17. News items for the Dec. 27 issue should be sent by noon on Thursday, Dec. 23.




Dec. 16, 2010
Snow Showers
Today's Forecast:
Snow Showers, High 23°
Tomorrow:
Snow Showers, High 29°

Today's Event Highlight
MAG Highlights Tour
6:30 p.m., Memorial Art Gallery. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
ABC News (Dec. 14)
Nonsmoking Apartments Still Expose Kids to Smoke
"People need to be aware that the behavior of smokers in one apartment can affect the people living in other units," says lead researcher Karen Wilson, an assistant professor of pediatrics at Rochester.Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (Dec. 15)
The Senate's Budget Approach
A look at what the U.S. Senate's proposed budget means for higher education.Read more...

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