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In Today's Issue

  • Festival Benefits Golisano Children's Hospital
  • Financial Health Bites: Budgeting
  • Students and Their Summer Internships Profiled
  • Researchers Seek Subjects for Psoriasis Study

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Festival Benefits Golisano Children's Hospital
The Ten Ugly Men Festival, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, July 21, at Genesee Valley Park, began as a humble block party, but now draws thousands with its volleyball and bocce tournaments, live music, and other activities. For the past seven years, the festival has donated thousands of dollars in proceeds to the Bright Eyes Fund, which benefits the Pediatric Oncology Division at Golisano Children’s Hospital. Read more...

Financial Health Bites: Budgeting
A representative from Canandaigua National Bank and Trust will discuss budgeting from noon to 1 p.m.on Tuesday, July 24, in the Medical Center's Northeastern conference room (1-9535). Lunches are welcome. Registration is required. 

Students and Their Summer Internships Profiled
Profiles of University students involved in summer internships are posted weekly at Spotlight on Summer Interns, a blog from the Gwen M. Greene Career and Internship Center. Read about a student "book detective" at the Library of Congress, another student hoping to be part of the cure at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and another helping to propel Black Dog Studios into the big time.

Researchers Seek Subjects for Psoriasis Study
University researchers are seeking adults with psoriasis for a study comparing the effects of two brief health/wellness programs: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Living Well. The purpose is to learn if participation in the programs can lead to improvements in one’s psoriasis. No changes in current treatments are necessary. Subjects receive $150 for completion of all study procedures. For more information, call 275-6835 or email
July 17, 2012
Chance T-Storms

Today's Forecast:
Scattered Thunderstorms, 96°
Isolated Thunderstorms, 79°

Today's Event Highlight
Eastman Summer Sing: 
Handel's Messiah

7:30 p.m., Kilbourn Hall
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Rochester in the News
BBC News (July 11)
John Covach Discusses
the Rolling Stones

John Covach, professor of music theory and chairman of the College music department, appears on BBC News to discuss the Rolling Stones, who are celebrating the 50th anniversary of their first concert in London.

BBC News (July 3)
Out at the Office:
Loud and Proud?

As people come out at younger and younger ages about their sexual orientation, it will create a more inclusive work environment for employees of all ages. "Over a 20-year span it's been an incredible change," says Richard Ryan, a professor of psychology, psychiatry, and eduction. "It's one of the most fast-lifting stigmas that I can think of."

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