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@Rochester: Dec. 8, 2008

@Rochester: Dec. 8, 2008

Today's Forecast: Partly Sunny, High 25°

Tomorrow: Showers, High 41°

In Today's Issue

  • Investiture Ceremony Celebrates New School of Nursing Dean
  • Second Hand Smoke Raises Odds of Fertility Problems in Women
  • Biotechnology Conference to Focus on Upstate Opportunities
  • Simon School Hosts Gift-Wrapping Party Today
  • Professor to Discuss Engineering of Ancient Roman Architecture
  • Correction: Breakfast with Santa Is Dec. 13
  • Event Highlight: Eastman Jazz Ensemble
  • Rochester in the News: President Seligman on the Economy
  • In Higher Education: Higher Education's Grade for Data: 'Incomplete'

News and Announcements

Investiture Ceremony Celebrates New School of Nursing Dean

An inaugural ceremony to mark the investiture of nationally recognized sleep disorders researcher Kathy Parker as dean of the School of Nursing takes place at 4 p.m. today, Dec. 8, in the Loretta C. Ford Education Wing Auditorium. Read more...

Second Hand Smoke Raises Odds of Fertility Problems in Women

Scientists at the Medical Center have found that women exposed to second hand smoke, either as adults or children, were significantly more likely to face fertility problems and suffer miscarriages. Read more...

Biotechnology Conference to Focus on Upstate Opportunities

Engineers, students, and scientists will gather at Goergen Hall on Friday, Dec. 12,  to discuss local opportunities in areas where engineering and medicine intersect, as well as to learn about ongoing research in the Rochester area. Read more...

Simon School Hosts Gift-Wrapping Party Today

The 16th annual Simon School Secret Santa Program, organized by the student-run organization Simon Volunteers, unites students, faculty, staff and alumni each year to help needy children in Rochester's South Wedge neighborhood. This year's gift-wrapping event runs from noon to 4 p.m. today, Dec. 8, in Schlegel Hall, Eisenberg Rotunda. Read more...

Professor to Discuss Engineering of Ancient Roman Architecture

Mechanical Engineering Professor Renato Perucchio will discuss the architecture of some of the grandest structures ever built during a lecture at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, at the Medical Center. Read more...

Correction: Breakfast with Santa Is Dec. 13

Alumni, families, and friends are invited to the University's annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 13 in Douglass Dining Center. Tickets are $11 for adults, $8 for children ages 3-12, and free for children under 3. Call Dining Services at 275-7687 to register. Free parking is available in Library and Intercampus lots. 

Events

Monday, Dec. 8

Eastman Jazz Ensemble: Kilbourn Hall. 8 p.m.

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar.

Rochester in the News

WXXI 1370 Connection (Dec. 4)

"Audio: President Seligman on The Economy"

President Seligman talks with host Bob Smith about the troubled national economy and financial regulatory system. Download audio

In Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education (Dec. 5)

"Higher Education's Grade for Data: 'Incomplete'"

A national report card says the gaps in information limit state legislators' ability to fix perennial concerns. Read more...

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