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University of Rochester News (Nov. 18, 2008) 11/18/2008 05:45 AM @Rochester: Nov. 18, 2008

@Rochester: Nov. 18, 2008

Today's Forecast: Snow, High 31°

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, High 32°

In Today's Issue

  • T. Rowe Price Offers Retirement Planning Sessions This Week
  • Warner Graduate Students Help Develop Science 'Stars'
  • School of Nursing Dean to Give Talk on Sleep and Cancer
  • Rochester Surgeon Heads National Society
  • Conference Marks Suicide Survivors Day
  • Massage Gift Certificate Available for Fitness Center
  • Event Highlight: Eastman Percussion Ensemble
  • Rochester in the News: Students Discuss Challenges in Job Market, Polish Film Festival
  • In Higher Education: China a Hot Spot for Study Abroad

News and Announcements

T. Rowe Price Offers Retirement Planning Sessions This Week

T. Rowe Price will present educational sessions through Nov. 20 regarding enhanced web services and tools to help retirement planning. Representatives will be available for individual appointments. Dates, times and locations

Warner Students Help Develop Science 'Stars'

Middle school girls from Wilson Foundation Academy have developed and conducted a series of original scientific investigations, part of an after-school program led by students at the Warner School. Read more...

School of Nursing Dean to Give Talk on Sleep and Cancer

Kathy Parker, dean of the School of Nursing and a nationally recognized sleep disorders researcher, will give a free talk on "Sleep/Waking in Patients with Advanced Cancer" from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in Strong Memorial Hospital's Whipple Auditorium. Read more...

Rochester Surgeon Heads National Society

Endocrine surgeon Jacob Moalem was named chair of the American College of Surgeons' Resident and Associate Society. Read more...

Conference Marks Suicide Survivors Day

A nationwide webcast and live conference Saturday, Nov. 22, for survivors of suicide loss will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Ryan Case Method Room (1-9576) in the School of Medicine and Dentistry. Parking will be available at Aab Research Building. Call (607) 368-0977 or e-mail Renae Carapella to register. 

Massage Gift Certificate Available for Fitness Center

Need a gift for your colleague or employee? Gift certificates for a massage at the Medical Center Fitness & Wellness Center are available starting at $15. Membership is not required. For details, call 275-2437 or stop by the center (G-5680), Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 


Tuesday, Nov. 18

Eastman Percussion Ensemble: Eastman Theatre. 8 to 10 p.m.

For more events:

Rochester in the News

R News (Nov. 17)

"College Grads Face Tough Job Market"

"I think a lot of seniors are nervous about the situation because the job market is not that great," says Rochester student Caitlin Carpenter. Read more...

13WHAM (Nov. 17)

"Polish Film Festival Features Jerzy Stuhr"

Polish actor/director Jerzy Stuhr talks (video clip) about the five-day retrospective of his work taking place through November 19 at the Little Theatre as part of the Polish Film Festival.  Read more...

In Higher Education

New York Times (Nov. 17)

"Study Abroad Flourishes, With China a Hot Spot"

The number of Americans studying in China increased by 25 percent, and the number of Chinese students studying at American universities increased by 20 percent last year, according to the Institute on International Education's annual report. Read more...

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