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@Rochester: News for University of Rochester

In Today's Issue

  • Department of Energy Awards $8.2 Million to Support Fusion Science Center
  • HIV Researcher Inducted into American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Talk Offers Identity Theft Protection Tips
  • PINK Study Volunteers Needed
  • Corrected Links from Yesterday's Issue

News and Announcements

Department of Energy Awards $8.2 Million to Support Fusion Science Center
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $8.2 million to the University to support its Fusion Science Center for Extreme States of Matter for another five years. The funding represents a 50 percent increase over the previous $5.5 million grant, which founded the center in 2004.
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HIV Researcher Inducted into American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Dianne Morrison-Beedy, professor and assistant dean for research at the School of Nursing, was named a fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners in June.
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Talk Offers Identity Theft Protection Tips
Learn how to protect yourself against identity theft from noon to 1 p.m. today in the Natapow Room (1-9545) in the Medical Center. The session, conducted by a representative from HSBC Bank, is part of the Financial Health Bites series. Guests and brown bag lunches are welcome.

PINK Study Volunteers Needed
Women who are overweight, have borderline elevated blood pressure, and/or elevated blood sugar levels and borderline elevated cholesterol may be eligible to participate in a new study. PINK (Prothrombotic Inflammatory Markers in Women with Metabolic Syndrome) involves blood testing and carotid artery evaluation. Expenses for travel may be paid to qualified women. For details, call Strong Cardiology Associates at 341-7791.

Corrected Links from Yesterday's Issue
Two links in Monday's issue of @Rochester did not work properly. The link for the article about Roger Frietas' new book is www.esm.rochester.edu/news/?id=559  and the article in Sky & Telescope featuring John Thomas can be found at www.skyandtelescope.com/news/49444867.html.

July 14, 2009
Partly Cloudy

Today's Forecast:
Mostly Sunny, High 72°
Tomorrow:
Mostly Cloudy, High 81°

Today's Event Highlight
Eastman Summer Sing
Kilbourn Hall. 7:30 p.m. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (July 12)
"Many Hybrids Leaving Sales Lots, bur $$ Saved Still in Neutral"
"The average American consumer's definition of what they want out of a vehicle is changing," said George Cook, executive professor of marketing at the Simon School. "We used to look for style, design and prestige, and now we look for economy, reliability and price." Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (July 13)
"Financial Aid in Flux"
With big changes looming, a flurry of news developments—action and promises from Congress, reports on Perkins Loans and guarantee agencies—add to the uncertainty. Read more...

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