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In Today's Issue

  • Student-Athletes Honored by U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association
  • When Health Goes, Doctor-Patient Relationship Should Grow
  • Emerging Science Educators Use Power of Blogging
  • See Your Photo on the Homepage Tomorrow
  • Defensive Driving Class Offered
  • Spots Still Available in Summer Sports Camps

News and Announcements

Student-Athletes Honored by U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association
Jacqueline Cinella and Yaneve Fonge have been named to the 2009 All-Academic Women’s Track and Field Team by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Athletes must achieve a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 or higher and attain either an automatic or provisional qualifying performance in a track and field event.
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When Health Goes, Doctor-Patient Relationship Should Grow
The cornerstone of a good doctor-patient relationship begins with the doctor’s ability to clarify a patient’s preferences and values, especially during a difficult diagnosis, says Ronald Epstein, professor of family medicine, psychiatry, and oncology, in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
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Emerging Science Educators Use Power of Blogging
Graduate students in the Warner School's science teacher preparation program blog regularly about classroom and student teaching experiences on their way to becoming science teachers.
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See Your Photo on the Homepage Tomorrow
Send us your photos of University life—campuses, people, events, etc.—and every Friday, we'll pick the best photos to display on the University homepage. Rate the photos selected and each week's favorite will be featured on the "Wall of Fame."
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Defensive Driving Class Offered
A six-hour defensive driving class will be offered from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 18, in the Louise Slaughter Room (1-955) in the Medical Center. Participants may qualify for a 10 percent reduction in auto insurance. Cost is $35 and registration is required. Call 905-9420. To receive a discount when registering, enter code RDD 4312.
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Spots Still Available in Summer Sports Camps
It's not too late to sign up for the University's Summer Sports Camps. Next week there are openings in boys basketball, girls elite soccer, instructional sports camp, and tennis. Information and registration material are available on the Rochester Athletics Web site by choosing "summer camps" in the left column.




July 9, 2009
Sunny

Today's Forecast:
Mostly Sunny, High 76°
Tomorrow:
Mostly Cloudy, High 82°

Today's Event Highlight
"Some Are Reading"
Memorial Art Gallery. 11 a.m. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (July 8)
"More is Better When it Comes to Sunscreen"
When it comes to sunscreen, more really is better. "Sunscreens are rarely used thickly enough to achieve their ideal SPF," says Mary Gail Mercurio, associate professor of dermatology. Read more...

In Higher Education
The New York Times (July 8)
"Interracial Roommates Can Reduce Prejudice"
Several recent studies have found that having a roommate of a different race can reduce prejudice, but such relationships are more stressful. Read more...

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