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In Today’s Issue

  • Symposium to Address 21st Century Energy Issues
  • Students, Fellows Present Research at Cardiology Conference
  • March 15 Is Match Day for Medical Students
  • Book Celebrates Memorial Art Gallery Centennial
  • United Way: ‘Why I Give’
  • Go Green: Academic Options in Sustainability
  • Session Offers Tips to Implement Healthy Goals
  • Financial Health Bites: First-time Home Buying
  • Karen’s Walk, 5K to Benefit Heart Failure Research

News and Announcements

Symposium to Address 21st Century Energy Issues
The fourth Energy for the 21st Century Symposium, sponsored by the Energy Research Initiative, highlights energy-related research and educational activities at the University. This year’s symposium will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 15, in Sloan Auditorium, Goergen Hall. Read more...

Students, Fellows Present Research at Cardiology Conference
A small group of students and research fellows from the Medical Center’s Heart Research Follow-up Program presented eight news studies at the American College of Cardiology’s 62nd annual Scientific Session last weekend in San Francisco. Read more...

March 15 Is Match Day for Medical Students
Senior medical students at the School of Medicine and Dentistry will open the envelopes that will tell them where they will spend the next chapter of their medical careers. The annual Match Day celebration, at which students find out their residency program, starts at noon Friday, March 15, in Flaum Atrium. Read more...

Book Celebrates Memorial Art Gallery Centennial
The Memorial Art Gallery, which will reach its centennial in October, has announced publication of a book celebrating its first century. Memorial Art Gallery 100 Years will be available exclusively at MAG’s Gallery Store beginning March 17. The 112-page book explores a century of art and Rochester history through a photography-rich timeline. For more information, or to preorder the book, call 276-9010 or visit http://maggallerystore.com.

United Way: ‘Why I Give’

mindy hoftender
“I give because it’s important to support the programs that are trying to improve our community,” says Mindy Hoftender, an information analyst at the School of Nursing. See testimonials from other members of the University community about their commitment to the United Way and pledge your support to the University’s campaign. You can also see how your department is doing in this year’s campaign. So far,the University has raised 55 percent of its $1.54 million goal

Go Green: Academic Options in Sustainability
The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences has expanded its course offerings in recent years to include study of energy, climate change, and oceanography alongside its traditional strengths in geology and earth sciences. New courses that address environmental sustainability have also been developed in other departments across Arts, Sciences & Engineering. Read more...

Session Offers Tips to Implement Healthy Goals
Join Christine Nabinger, an exercise physiologist from the Healthy Living Center, as she discusses how to implement and continue healthy eating and physical activity goals. Registration is open for the session, which will take place from 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in Upper Auditorium (3-7619) in the Medical Center.

Financial Health Bites: First-time Home Buying
A session on first-time home buying will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, in the Natapow Conference Room (1-9545) in the Medical Center. It will be conducted by a representative from Advantage Federal Credit Union. Lunches are welcome. Registration is required.

Karen’s Walk, 5K to Benefit Heart Failure Research
This 11th annual Karen’s Walk and 5K Run on Saturday, April 6, supports local heart failure research at the Medical Center. Read more...

March 13, 2013
Snow Showers
Today's Forecast:
Snow Showers, High 38°
Tomorrow:
Flurries, High 31°

Today’s Event Highlight
A Focus on Child Poverty
Noon, Helen Wood Hall Auditorium (1w304). Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Huffington Post (March 10)
Ostracizing Others Hurts as Much as Being Excluded Ourselves, Study Finds
Being purposely ignored hurts—and so does purposely ignoring someone, new research suggests. “Our results highlight that it goes against the grain of people’s psychological needs to exclude others,” says study researcher Richard Ryan, a professor of psychology, psychiatry, and education.

Bloomberg Businessweek (March 6)
New Research Points to Brain Injuries in College Football
As the National Football League continues to face scrutiny and litigation over concussions, new evidence shows that brain injuries may be a problem at the collegiate level too. The study, which was coauthored by Jeffrey Bazarian, associate professor of emergency medicine, indicates that college football players who sustain hits to the head may experience long-term brain damage even if they aren’t concussed.

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