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@Rochester: Nov. 6, 2008

Today's Forecast: Partly Cloudy, High 66°

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, High 66 °

In Today's Issue

  • Memorial Service Planned for Kurt Scheele
  • 'Shave to Save' Event Supports Cancer Patients
  • Fine Wine Auction Benefits Children's Hospital
  • Event Highlight: Mary Young Alumni Lecture
  • Sports Buzz: Football, Men's and Women's Soccer at Home
  • Rochester in the News: Mike Rizzo on Inflation's Impact
  • In Higher Education: President-Elect Obama on Higher Education

News and Announcements

Memorial Service Planned for Kurt Scheele

A memorial service for Kurt Scheele ’11, a student in the College who died
Oct. 31, will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 7, in the Interfaith Chapel on the River Campus. All are welcome. 

'Shave to Save' Event Supports Cancer Patients

Colleges against Cancer is sponsoring Shave to Save on Tuesday, Nov. 11, in Wilson Commons Hirst Lounge from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants can have their heads shaved in support of cancer patients who have undergone chemotherapy. Proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. A table will be set up in Wilson Commons through Friday for sign-ups or donations. For more information, contact Julia Blumenthal

Fine Wine Auction Benefits Children's Hospital

The Medical Center's eighth annual Toast to Your Health Fine Wine Auction is planned for Friday, Nov. 14. The black-tie event, which benefits Golisano Children's Hospital, begins with a wine tasting and is followed by a live auction. Read more...


Thursday, Nov. 6

Mary Young Alumni Lectureship: "Researching Women Preachers in Nineteenth Century British Methodism: An Odyssey." Rush Rhees Library. 5:30 p.m.

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Sports Buzz

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Football—Nov. 8: St. Lawrence University. Noon.

Women's Soccer—Nov. 8: Case Western Reserve. 4:30 p.m.

Men's Soccer—Nov. 8: Case Western Reserve. 7 p.m.

Rochester in the News


"Food Prices 'Sticky'"

"Inflation just means there's a lot more money in the economy and there's not more goods and services, therefore the price of all those goods and services will go and food alike.  But the two aren't related to each other," says Michael Rizzo, assistant professor of economics. Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (Nov. 5)

"Obama on Higher Ed"

President-elect Barack Obama has given many policy addresses and issued many proposals about education that may guide his work in office. View some of the highlights. Read more...

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