@Rochester: March 4, 2009
Today's Forecast: Partly Cloudy, High 31°
Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, High 41°
In Today's Issue
- Study Will Explore Link Between Bacteria and Cancer
- Special Issue of @Rochester on Monday
- Eastman Student Wins Spot in YouTube Symphony Orchestra
- Go Green: February Savings Add Up
- Faculty Share Examples of Entrepreneurship Research at Panel Today
- Register Now for Next Month's Heart Walk
- Deadline Approaching for Art Show
- Event Highlight: Teaching Environmental History
- Rochester in the News: John Treanor on Tamiflu Resistance
- In Higher Education: A New Push to Unlock University-Based Research
News and Announcements
Study Will Explore Link Between Bacteria and Cancer
The role of bacteria in the development of colorectal cancer is coming under scrutiny at the Medical Center, thanks to an $840,000 research award from the American Cancer Society. Read more...
Special Issue of @Rochester on Monday
To mark the kickoff of the University's 2009 United Way drive, the March 9 issue of @Rochester
will be devoted entirely to the campaign. If you are planning to submit a news item
for an upcoming issue of @Rochester
, please be aware of Monday's special issue. We would be glad to accept early submissions for Friday's or Tuesday's issue.
Eastman Student Wins Spot in YouTube Symphony Orchestra
Eastman School of Music sophomore Nicholas Fitton has been named a winner in the YouTube Symphony Orchestra Project and will be flown to New York City next month to participate in a classical music summit and a live performance in Carnegie Hall. Read more...
Go Green: February Savings Add Up
Efforts to reduce energy consumption on the River Campus and at the Medical Center are paying off. The University saved $15,460 during February as part of a campaign to decrease the University’s overall environmental impact and to combat rising energy costs. Read more...
Faculty Share Examples of Entrepreneurship Research at Panel Today
All are invited to attend the Center for Entrepreneurship's Kauffman Research Faculty Panel with presentations by David Primo, associate professor of political science; Daniel Reichman, assistant professor of anthropology; and Lawrence Rothenberg, Corrigan-Minehan Professor of Political Science. The panel is at 10 a.m. today in the Eisenberg Rotunda. Light refreshments will be provided.
Register Now for Next Month's Heart Walk
The Start! Heart Walk, a three-mile walk through downtown Rochester that raises funds to fight heart disease and stroke, is Saturday, April 4. Register
with the Medical Center group. For more information, contact Shaquana Divers
Deadline Approaching for Art Show
Rochester in the News
U.S. News & World Report (March 2)
"Resistance to Tamiflu Growing"
Last year was the first time Tamiflu resistance was seen anywhere in the world; H1N1 is the most common type of flu circulating in the United States. "This makes using antiviral drugs very tricky for flu," says John Treanor, director of the division of infectious diseases at the Medical Center. "It is more complicated." Read more...
In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (March 3)
"A New Push to Unlock University-Based Research"
"[T]he concept of public access has been gaining traction at individual institutions and in calls to action from professional and scholarly groups." Read more...
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