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@Rochester: April 8, 2009

@Rochester: April 8, 2009

Today's Forecast: Rain/Snow Showers, High 40°

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, High 49°

In Today's Issue

  • Medical Students Open Free Health Care Clinic at Asbury Church
  • Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Binghamton Shooting Victims
  • Urologists Will Compare Early Bladder Cancer Detection Tests
  • In Remembrance: Gretchen Snedeker
  • Go Green: Five Ways to Help You 'Go Green' on Campus
  • Learn about Innovation and Economic Growth
  • Eat Well Live Well Challenge Starts This Month
  • Latino Professional Alliance Plans General Membership Meeting
  • Event Highlight: Wilson Commons Wednesday
  • Rochester in the News: John Covach on the History of Rock and Roll
  • In Higher Education: Archiving Writers' Work in the Age of E-Mail

News and Announcements

Medical Students Open Free Health Care Clinic at Asbury Church

Students at the School of Medicine and Dentistry have opened a weekly free clinic for the homeless, working people without insurance, and those with insurance who have limited access to health care. Read more...

Flags at Half-Staff to Honor Binghamton Shooting Victims

Flags at the University are being flown at half-staff today in memory of the victims of last Friday's deadly shooting at Binghamton's American Civic Association. 

Urologists Will Compare Early Bladder Cancer Detection Tests

Men over the age of 60 who have smoked at least 20 years are needed for an international clinical study at the Medical Center to improve bladder cancer screening techniques. Read more...

In Remembrance: Gretchen Snedeker

The Eastman Horn Studio/Horn Choir will present a concert at noon on Friday, April 10, in the Main Hall of the Eastman School commemorating the one-year anniversary of the death of Gretchen Snedeker. She was a student in the horn studio of Professor Peter Kurau. The 45-minute concert will include works by Schumann, Samuel Barber, Brahms, Herman Baumann, and Eastman sophomore horn student Tim Martin. Read more...

Five Ways to Help You 'Go Green'

Interested in "going green" but not sure how? Here are five ideas that can help you get started. Read more...

Learn about Innovation and Economic Growth

Patent attorney Andrew Gonsalves from Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti continues the F.I.R.E. lecture series on Thursday, April 9. He will discuss the role of the university as a hub of innovation and a catalyst for regional economic growth from 9 to 10 a.m. in the Class of '62 Auditorium (G-9425) at the Medical Center. The talk is free, but parking fees apply. Breakfast refreshments will be served. Read more...

Eat Well Live Well Challenge Starts This Month

Well-U will be holding four information sessions about the Eat Well Live Well Challenge, which kicks off April 25. The first 30-minute information meetings are at noon and 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, in the Medical Center (2-7608). Two more sessions are planned for noon and 12:30 p.m. on Monday, April 13, in the Gowen Room in Wilson Commons on the River Campus. You also can enroll in a team in the challenge online

Latino Professional Alliance Plans General Membership Meeting

The Latino Professional Alliance will hold a general membership meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1  p.m. on Tuesday, April 14, in the Louise Slaughter Room (1-9555) at the Medical Center. The group will vote on open executive board positions during the meeting. Alliance Secretary Jessica Guzman is accepting nominations until April 14 by e-mail or at 275-6476. 

Events

Wednesday, April 8

Wilson Commons Wednesday: Hirst Lounge in Wilson Commons. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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

Rochester in the News

13 WHAM-TV (April 6)

"Rock and Roll is Here to Stay"

John Covach, chair of the College music department and professor of theory at the Eastman School, talks about the second edition of his book, What's That Sound, a history of rock and roll. Read more...

In Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education (April 7)

"Archiving Writers' Work in the Age of E-Mail"

Some say digital preservation lets scholars learn more than ever about the authors whose work they are archiving. Read more...

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