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In Today's Issue

  • Warner School Doctoral Students Showcase Research
  • Students Present Civic Projects
  • Simon School iPhone/iPod Touch Application Now Available
  • Migraine Sufferers Needed for Study
  • Free Outdoor Yoga Sessions
  • Tickets Available for Shaw Festival Performance

News and Announcements

Warner School Doctoral Students Showcase Research
Warner School doctoral students will present their research proposals during a poster session in Dewey Hall 2-110D on Wednesday, Aug. 5. The session runs from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. Topics include student perceptions of higher education institutions’ use of Facebook and international students’ first-year adjustments to higher education in the U.S. For details, e-mail Nancy Ares or call 273-5957.
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Students Present Civic Projects
Students who participated this summer in the Rochester Urban Fellowship and Rochester Youth Year, will take part in a graduation ceremony and give presentations on their fellowship experiences at 4 p.m. today at Council Chambers at City Hall, 30 Church St.
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Simon School iPhone/iPod Touch Application Now Available
The latest news, events and information about the Simon School is now available through a free iPhone/iPod Touch application at Apple’s iTunes store.
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Migraine Sufferers Needed for Study
People who suffer from migraines are needed for a new clinical trial. For more information, call 276-8734 or go to the URMC clinical trials Web site to see clinical Research studies happening now to browse the current clinical research studies at the Medical Center.

Free Outdoor Yoga Sessions
Two free outdoor yoga sessions will be offered this month. Outdoor yoga will be from noon to 1 p.m. Aug. 10 in the Courtyard Cafe at the Medical Center. Outdoor yoga on the River Campus will be offered from noon to 1 p.m. Aug. 18 in the Campus Quad. Register at the Well-U Web site.

Tickets Available for Shaw Festival Performance
Tickets are still available for the Shaw Festival performance of The Devil's Disciple in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada, on Thursday, Aug. 6. Tickets are $70 and include the show and lunch at the Queen's Landing Inn. Frank Shuffelton, professor emeritus of English, will speak at the luncheon. Register and purchase tickets.

August 4, 2009
Chance T-Storms
Today's Forecast:
Afternoon Thunderstorms, High 83°
Tomorrow:
Partly Cloudy, High 76°

Today's Event Highlight
Trombone Institute Faculty Recital
Wednesday, Aug. 5. 7:30 to 9 p.m. Kilbourn Hall. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (Aug. 2)
"MAG Exhibit Offers Fresh Takes on Man/Nature Relationship"
A life-size baby elephant and a junior whale share a cozy corner of the 62nd Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition at the Memorial Art Gallery. Read more...

In Higher Education
USA Today (August 3)
"College Students are Flocking to Sustainability Degrees, Careers"
Students interested in pursuing a job in sustainability now can choose from a variety of "green" degree programs. Read more...

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