In Today's Issue
- Art Gallery Awarded $50,000 in Federal Stimulus Funding
- Record Number of Students Receive Study Abroad Scholarship
- Promise for Treating Diseases in Blood Vessels
- Book Series Planned at Art Gallery
News and Announcements
Art Gallery Awarded $50,000 in Federal Stimulus Funding
The Memorial Art Gallery has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. This money is earmarked for the preservation of jobs threatened by the decline of philanthropic and other support during the current economic downturn.
Record Number of Students Receive Study Abroad Scholarship
A record number of University students have been awarded a Benjamin A.
Gilman International Scholarship for fall 2009. Scholarship recipients
are chosen through a competitive process and use the award to offset
the cost of study abroad.
Promise For Treating Diseases in Blood Vessel
Scientists at the Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute contributed to
a study which finds that a newly discovered mechanism controls whether
muscle cells in blood vessels hasten the development of both
atherosclerosis and Alzheimer’s disease.
Book Discussion Planned at Art Gallery
Creative Workshop art history instructor Lucy Durkin leads a book review and discussion of Geraldine Brooks's People of the Book
(2008) from 11 to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 9. Registration is
required. Call the Memorial Art Gallery Creative Workshop at 276-8959.
July 7, 2009
Today's Event Highlight
Eastman Summer Sing - Brahms: A German Requiem
Showers, High 68°
PM Showers, High 71°
Kilbourn Hall. 7:30 p.m. Read more...
Rochester in the News
New York Times (July 5)
"Incandescent Bulbs Return to the Cutting Edge"
show that the treated filament becomes twice as bright with the same
power consumption,” says Chunlei Guo, associate professor of optics. Read more...
In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (July 6)
"Challenge to the Kindle"
The National Federation for the Blind and the American Council of the
Blind filed a lawsuit last month against Arizona State University,
saying that its plan to use the Kindle is illegal because blind people cannot use the device as currently
configured. Read more...
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