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In Today's Issue
- Rochester's Civil Rights Struggle Preserved On New University Web Site
- Wilmot Cancer Center Welcomes Lung Cancer Expert
- 'Mitzie Collins and Friends Concert' of World Music Returns to Kilbourn Hall
- Spots Still Available for Sports Camps
- River Campus Libraries Recognized by Library Journal
News and Announcements
Rochester's Civil Rights Struggle Preserved On New University Web Site
To capture a critical chapter in Rochester's civil rights history, the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections has launched the Rochester Black Freedom Struggle Oral History Project. The library has recorded and will soon make available online interviews with more than 20 key players from Rochester's fight against racial discrimination during the 1960s and 1970s.
Wilmot Cancer Center Welcomes Lung Cancer Expert
Lung cancer expert Manoj Agarwal has joined the Wilmot Cancer Center as director of the multidisciplinary thoracic oncology program.
'Mitzie Collins and Friends Concert' of World Music Returns to Kilbourn Hall
Mitzie Collins and a host of popular folk musicians present the 16th annual “Mitzie Collins and Friends Concert” of world music on Wednesday, July 15.
Spots Still Available for Sports Camps
It is not too late to sign up for the University's Summer Sports Camps. Next week there are openings in boys basketball, tennis, swimming, and boys Elite soccer camps. Registration material is available on the Rochester Athletics Web site by choosing "Summer Camps" in the left column.
River Campus Libraries Recognized by Library Journal
The River Campus Libraries received a “special mention” as part of the Library of the Year Award given by Library Journal. The library was recognized for its "service philosophy and dedication to community," an approach exemplified by the construction of the Gleason Library, the development of open source software for graduate students and faculty, the introduction of "night owl librarians" for peak research periods, and other innovative outreach efforts.
July 2, 2009
Today's Event Highlight
MAG Highlights Tour
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Memorial Art Gallery. 6:30 p.m. Read more...
Rochester in the News
Rochester Business Journal (June 30)
"URMC Receives Grant to Research Cholesterol Treatment"
A team of Medical Center researchers has received a Small Business Innovation Research grant to develop a new way to deliver proteins into human tissues, with a first application seeking to treat high cholesterol. Read more...
In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (June 29)
"Push for Greener Buildings Gains Advocates, but When Is Green Really Green?"
"If colleges plan to reduce their energy use—and, in hundreds of cases, meet their pledges for climate neutrality—green building will have to get much more ambitious." Read more...
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