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In Today's Issue

  • Assistant Professor Wins National Science Foundation Award
  • Medical Center Emergency Department Pharmacy Resident Earns National Grant
  • Creative Workshop Family Open House

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Assistant Professor Wins National Science Foundation Award
The National Science Foundation has awarded Mathews Jacob, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, its CAREER Award. The five-year award will fund Jacob's research into the design of computer programs that accelerate the capture of high-resolution images, and that promise to enable early diagnosis of cancer in particular.

Medical Center Emergency Department Pharmacy Resident Earns National Grant
Stephanie Baker, an Emergency Medicine pharmacy resident at the Medical Center is one of only five in the country to receive a Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Research and Education Foundation.

Creative Workshop Family Open House
The Creative Workshop family open house at the Memorial Art Gallery will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 26. Families, including those with small children, can meet Workshop teachers, and take part in a drawing, painting activity, learn about last-minute registration incentives for summer classes, get a sneak peak at what will be available in the fall and winter and visit How To: The Process Show to see how works in different media are created, from first idea to finished product. Free. For more information, call 276-8934.

July 22, 2009
Chance Showers
Today's Forecast:
PM Showers, High 78°
Scattered Thunderstorms, High 77°

Today's Event Highlight
Exhibit: The Story of the Three Bears
Rush Rhees Library Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. All day. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Forbes (July 21)
"Safety of Swine Flu Vaccine to Face Tough Scrutiny"
"The Department of Health and Human Services has a number of things in place that will be used to catch early signals if there's any kind of issue and to monitor the safety of vaccinations as they're performed," says John Treanor, professor of medicine and of microbiology and immunology. Read more...

In Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education (July 24)
"When Computers Leave Classrooms, So Does Boredom"
"Some colleges are learning that classrooms, along with professors, might be more engaging without computers at hand."   Read more...

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