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In Today's Issue

  • Medical Center Researchers Find Tamoxifen Shows Promise Against Serious Infection
  • Eleanor Hall, Leader in Nursing Education, Dies at 95
  • Live Music, Entertainment Opens Rochester Finger Lakes Exhibition
  • Art Gallery Book Series Continues

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Medical Center Researchers Find Tamoxifen Shows Promise Against Serious Infection
Researchers at the Medical Center have found that a popular breast cancer drug actually kills fungus cells and stops them from causing disease.

Eleanor Hall, Leader in Nursing Education, Dies at 95
Eleanor Hall, chair of the Department of Nursing of the School of Medicine and Dentistry from 1957 to 1971 who is credited with paving the way for an independent School of Nursing, died July 14 at Highland Hospital. She was 95. The University flag will be lowered today in her honor.

Live Music, Entertainment Opens Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition
Live music and entertainment will highlight the opening of the 62nd Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 25, at the Memorial Art Gallery. Tickets to the opening are $20, but Gallery members can get free or discounted tickets. Tickets are available at the Gallery and at Wegmans. The exhibition, a showcase for artists from western and central New York, will remain on view through Oct. 4.

Art Gallery Book Series Continues
Sue Nurse, Memorial Art Gallery visual resources coordinator, leads a book review and discussion of Nancy Horan’s Loving Frank (2007), from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 23. The discussion is part of a series offered by the Gallery’s Creative Workshop. Cost is $12 and reservations are required. Call 276-8959.

July 21, 2009

Today's Forecast:
PM Showers, High 76°
Scattered Thunderstorms, High 83°

Today's Event Highlight
Eastman Summer Sing
Bruckner: Mass in D. Kilbourn Hall. 7:30 p.m.

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Rochester in the News
Rochester Business Journal (July 16)
"Seligman Aims for a Bigger, Better UR"
"When Joel Seligman was chosen to lead the University of Rochester in 2004, he came from the Washington University School of Law with a reputation for having given the law school a greater national and international stature. His plans for UR have been no less ambitious." Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (luly 20)
"Dodging the Bullet"
Many feared private colleges would lose students amid the recession, but on average they've slightly increased enrollment, according to a new survey. Read more...

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