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@Rochester: Oct. 8, 2008

@Rochester: Oct. 8, 2008

Today's Forecast: Mostly Cloudy, 68 °

Tomorrow: AM Showers, 66 °

In Today's Issue

  • Researchers Study Prevention of Blood Clots in Cancer Patients
  • FSA and HSA Review Sessions Planned This Week
  • Eastman's Kilbourn Concert Series Opens Oct. 14
  • Event Highlight: Brown Bag Seminar on the Education of Sustainability
  • Rochester in the News: Open Letter Reading Series
  • In Higher Education: Web Site Created to Share DVDs, Legally

News and Announcements

Researchers Study Prevention of Blood Clots in Cancer Patients

As more individuals with cancer are being treated as outpatients, the Medical Center is working on an emerging problem: how to prevent the life-threatening blood clots that can accompany some newer cancer drugs. Read more...

FSA and HSA Review Sessions Planned This Week

The Health Educational series continues with presentations on Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). There will be representatives from Aetna, Excellus, and the Benefits Office available to answer questions following each of the presentations. Read more...

Eastman's Kilbourn Concert Series Opens Oct. 14

Virtuoso violinist Robert Mealy leads the signature ensemble of the Boston Early Music Festival, which also includes lutenist and Eastman Professor Paul O’Dette, during the opening performance of the Kilbourn Concert Series on Tuesday, Oct. 14. Read more...

Events

Wednesday, Oct. 8

Brown Bag Seminar: "The Scope of Education for Sustainability." Gavett Hall 208. Noon.

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

Rochester in the News

13WHAM-TV (Oct. 7)

"'The Pets' Translated for Open Letter Book Series"

The Pets author Bragi Olafsson and translator Lytton Smith discuss the latest publication from the University's Open Letter press. Read more...

In Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education (Oct. 10)

"Sharing DVDs, Legally"

In a day when digital file-sharing can land people in serious trouble, three college students are giving their classmates a more personal (and legal) way to borrow and lend DVDs, through the PenguinShare.com web site. Read more...

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