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@Rochester: Sept. 26, 2008

@Rochester: Sept. 26, 2008

Today's Forecast: Partly Sunny, High 70°

Tomorrow: Showers, High 67°

In Today's Issue

  • Personality Can Hamper a Physician's Assessment of Depression
  • Listen to David Primo Discuss the Presidential Debate
  • Eastman School's New 'Old' Organ Sounds Its Debut
  • Club Rochester Returns
  • Event Highlight: Hispanic Heritage Family Day
  • Rochester in the News: Judith Baumhauer on Finding the Right Insole
  • In Higher Education: New Effort Aims to Test Theories of Education

News and Announcements

Personality Can Hamper a Physician's Assessment of Depression

A physician's personality can affect practice behavior in inquiries about patient mood symptoms and the diagnosis of depression, according to a study led by Medical Center researchers. Read more...

Listen to David Primo Discuss the Presidential Debates

Tune in to Bloomberg Radio during the first half of the 7 a.m. hour today to hear David Primo, associate professor of political science, discuss tonight's presidential debate. Read more...

Eastman School's New 'Old' Organ Sounds Its Debut

The Craighead-Saunders Organ, the only one of its kind in the United States, will make its public debut during a series of concerts over five days in October as part of the Eastman School's upcoming Eastman Rochester Organ Initiative Festival. Read more...

Club Rochester Returns

Don't miss the first Club Rochester of the year today from 4-6 p.m. in Salon D in the Meliora. Enjoy free appetizers. Beverages—nonalcoholic and alcoholic (must be over 21 with ID)—will be available for purchase. 

Events

Sunday, Sept. 28

Hispanic Heritage Family Day: Memorial Art Gallery. Noon to 5 p.m.

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar.

Rochester in the News

Wall Street Journal (Sept. 23)

"Seeking Foot Support from Off the Shelves"

Judith Baumhauer, associate chair of academic affairs and professor of orthopaedic surgery, comments in a report about orthotics and shoe insoles. "Don't be bamboozled" by doctors trying to sell you expensive custom inserts, says Baumhauer. Look for a doctor who will help you choose an over-the-counter insole and, if needed, will help improve the fit with additional material, she adds. Read more...

In Higher Education

New York Times (Sept. 25)

"New Effort Aims to Test Theories of Education"

"A $44 million program called the Educational Innovation Laboratory is intended to infuse education with the data-driven approach that is common in science and business." Read more...

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