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In Today's Issue

  • 'Find the Pharmacy' Contest Begins
  • Enter Stage Right: Playwrights
  • Laser Vision Correction Center Offers LASIK Seminar
  • Financial Health Bites Series Continues

News and Announcements

'Find the Pharmacy' Contest Begins
If you’ve not yet taken time to check out the University’s new employee pharmacy, here’s your chance: the staff is launching a “Find the Pharmacy” contest for all University faculty and staff. Beginning today, employees can drop off a raffle entry form to win either an iPod Touch (first place) or iPod Nano (runner-up).
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Enter Stage Right: Playwrights
An innovative theater program gives University students a behind-the-scenes look at the process of writing plays—and an opportunity to be part of the process themselves.
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Laser Vision Correction Center Offers LASIK Seminar
The Laser Vision Correction Center will hold a free seminar about LASIK eye surgery at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 29, and at the same time Wednesday, Aug. 12. Attendees will be able to register for a free evaluation at a later date. The seminar will be held at 100 Meridian Centre, Suite 125. Reservations are required. Call 273-2020.

Financial Health Bites Series Continues
Today
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.

July 28, 2009
Partly Cloudy

Today's Forecast:
Partly Cloudy, High 85°
Tomorrow:
Scattered Thunderstorms, High 82°

Today's Event Highlight
Eastman Summer Sing
"Mendelssohn: Hymn of Praise," with RIT Summer Reading Orchestra. Kilbourn Hall. 7:30 p.m. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
U.S. News & World Report (July 24)
"Agent Orange Linked to Parkinson's, Heart Disease"
Relationships between herbicides and Parkinson's disease have been noted in the epidemiologic literature, says Deborah Cory-Slechta, professor of environmental medicine. "How close these are to herbicides of interest in this case is certainly more controversial," she added.. Read more...

In Higher Education
New York Times (July 27)
"In Recession, Optimistic College Graduates Turn Down Jobs"
Despite high unemployment, recent college graduates are turning down job offers in the hope of better opportunities down the road.  Read more...

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