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In Today’s Issue

  • Simon School Among Top 25 for Executives, Entrepreneurs
  • Madness and Sanity Collide in The Colonel Bird
  • Science Cafe: ‘How Smart is Your Baby?’
  • Pennsylvania Man Thankful for Artificial Heart Pump
  • Massage, Personal Training Gift Certificates Available

News and Announcements

Simon School Among Top 25 for Executives, Entrepreneurs
The Simon School is ranked among the top 25 U.S. business schools in an annual survey by CEOWORLD magazine. Simon is ranked 24th on the magazine’s list of top business schools for executives and entrepreneurs.

Madness and Sanity Collide in The Colonel Bird
Defying the odds and reasonable expectations, the troubled inmates of a forgotten insane asylum transform themselves into a disciplined military unit in Hristo Boytchev’s award-winning satiric drama, The Colonel Bird. Performed by the International Theatre Program, the play opens at Todd Theater on Thursday, Dec. 1.

Science Cafe: ‘How Smart is Your Baby?’
Richard Aslin, the William R. Kenan Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, will present “The Brain and Cognitive Science of Early Childhood Development: How Smart is Your Baby (and How You Can Tell)?” at the next Science Cafe at 7 p.m. tonight at Barnes and Noble in Pittsford Plaza. Science Cafe talks feature conversations with leading scientists on current topics. The event is a joint project between the University and Rochester Institute of Technology.

Pennsylvania Man Thankful for Artificial Heart Pump
When the Bell family gathers Thursday to give thanks, they will add the doctors and nurses at the Medical Center to the list of blessings received this year. For the first time in six months, patriarch Kyle Bell will be at the table, following life-saving care for his failing heart.

Massage, Personal Training Gift Certificates Available
Need a gift for your colleague or employee? Gift certificates for a massage, class, or personal training at the Medical Center Fitness and Wellness Center are available.

Nov. 22, 2011
Today’s Forecast:
PM Showers, High 48°
Rain, High 45°

Today’s Event Highlight
Kenneth Patchen Exhibit
Rare Books and Special Collections, Rush Rhees Library.

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Rochester in the News
CBS News (Nov. 18)
Brain Scan Study Spotlights Risks of High School Football, Hockey
New research suggests that high school hockey and football players can suffer brain injury even from routine blows to the head sustained during games—in other words, even in the absence of concussions. The  study is small and preliminary. But if confirmed, it could have “broad implications” for youth sports says study author Jeffrey Bazarian, an associate professor of emergency medicine and an expert on concussions. Read more...

ABC News (Nov. 18)
Review: MJ Book Thankfully Focuses on the Music
“Joseph Vogel, who writes about popular culture, music, and politics for The Huffington Post and teaches at Rochester, has written a book that focuses solely on Michael Jackson’s creative output. Man in the Music is thankfully all about just that—the music. And it's really good.” Read more...

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