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In Today's Issue

  • Norsen Appointed Director of Sovie Institute
  • Pianist from Italy Wins Eastman Competition
  • Warner School Doctoral Students Showcase Research
  • Guide Helps Clinicians Document Cases More Precisely
  • Website Celebrates Advancement Award and GEC

News and Announcements

Norsen Appointed Director of Sovie Institute
Lisa Norsen, associate dean for innovation, entrepreneurship, and community outreach at the School of Nursing, has been appointed director of the Sovie Institute for Advanced Practice, Scholarship, and Innovation. Read more...

Pianist from Italy Wins Eastman Competition
Leonardo Colafelice, 16, of Bari, Italy, was awarded first prize after the final round of the 2012 Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition following a performance of the "Allegro ma non tanto" movement from Rachmaninoff’s Concerto No. 3 in D Minor. Read more ... Read coverage in the Democrat and Chronicle.

Warner School Doctoral Students Showcase Research
Warner School doctoral students will present their research proposals during a poster session from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, in Room 1-305 Dewey Hall. Topics include e-books as an instructional tool to support student literacy and Hispanic-specific support programs and their contributions to bachelor degree attainment. For details, email Nancy Ares at nares@warner.rochester.edu. Read more...

Guide Helps Clinicians Document Cases More Precisely
To help care providers paint a more precise picture of the severity of their cases—and the quality of care—the Medical Center’s chief documentation officer, Yousaf Ali, has created a pocket-sized reference guide. Free copies of the guide are available to clinicians at Strong Memorial Hospital. Read more ….

Website Celebrates Advancement Award and GEC
The University’s campaign consultant, Marts & Lundy, features photos on its website of Kodak Hall and the George Eastman statue that link respectively to stories about Advancement’s CASE Gold Circle Award and the George Eastman Circle. The link to read more was incorrect in Monday's issue. 


Aug. 7, 2012
Sunny

Today's Forecast:
Sunny, 87°
Tomorrow:
Isolated Thunderstorms, 87°

Today's Event Highlight
Exhibit: Documenting the Past
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Rare Books and Special Collections, Rush Rhees Library.  Read more ... 

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (Aug. 5)
Gov. Cuomo Helps Launch Supercomputer Project at UR
"Speaker after speaker at the event sounded the same refrain — the biomedical research and discoveries that can be done with the Blue Gene/Q computer also could translate into local jobs."

The New York Times (Aug. 3)
A Desperate Act,
Born of Depression

In recent months two California men watched their wives end their lives after long, drawn-out illnesses. Timothy Quill, professor of medicine, psychiatry, and medical humanities, says the tragedy is that many older couples shut themselves off from others when their lives begin to spiral downward. “If people could talk about this and didn’t have to go underground, we could help,” Quill says. “We have good ways of dealing with pain and depression.”

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