In Today's Issue
- Riccardo Betti Wins Edward Teller Medal for Fusion Research
- Medical Center Scientist Eyes Collagen to Follow Tumor Metastasis
- Gerald Gamm Assesses President Obama's Address on WXXI
- Rochester Scholars Proposals Due Oct. 2
- HIV Researcher Will Study Health Policy in Washington, D.C.
- Gerald Gamm Assesses President’s Address on WXXI
- PINK Study Participants Needed
News and Announcements
Riccardo Betti Wins Edward Teller Medal for Fusion Research
Riccardo Betti, senior scientist in laser energetics, professor of mechanical engineering and physics and astronomy, and director of the Fusion Science Center for Extreme States of Matter, has won the Edward Teller Medal for his research into laser-driven fusion at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics. Only two honorees are chosen to receive the award every other year.
Medical Center Scientist Eyes Collagen to Follow Tumor Metastasis
Edward Brown III, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has been awarded a $2 million Era of Hope Scholar Research Award to study how breast cancer cells use collagen fibers to spread, and to investigate whether the process can be predicted and disrupted.
Gerald Gamm Assesses President Obama's Address on WXXI
Gerald Gamm, associate professor of political science and history,
discusses President Barack Obama’s address on health care reform with
host Bob Smith today at noon on WXXI.
Rochester Scholars Proposals Due Oct. 2
Faculty, graduate students, and staff are invited to submit proposals for Rochester Scholars, the University’s pre-college academic program for middle and high school students, for the upcoming winter, spring, and summer 2010 sessions. Proposals are due Oct. 2. For more information, call Kati Goodberlet at 275-3221 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
HIV Researcher Will Study Health Policy in Washington, D.C.
Sheldon Fields, associate professor at the School of Nursing, has been
named a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellow for 2009-10. He will spend a year in Washington, D.C. studying health policy.
PINK Study Participants Needed
Women who are overweight, have borderline elevated blood pressure,
borderline elevated blood sugar levels, and borderline elevated
cholesterol are needed to participate in a PINK (Prothrombotic
Inflammatory Markers in Women with Metabolic Syndrome) study. The study
involves blood testing and carotid artery evaluation. Expenses for
travel may be paid to qualified women. For more details, call Strong
Cardiology Associates at 341-7791.
Sept. 10, 2009
Today's Event Highlight
MAG Highlights Tour
Partly Cloudy, High 72°
Showers, High 63°
Memorial Art Gallery. 6:30 p.m. Read more…
Sept. 11, 4 p.m. SUNY Geneseo
Sept. 12, noon. Case Western Reserve.
Get the latest athletic news at the Rochester Athletics Web site.
Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (Sept. 9)
'Seligman Upbeat About UR Future'
Despite a decline of almost 20 percent in the value of the University's endowment and a loss of 81 jobs due to a major recession, President Joel Seligman is confident about the future of the institution. Read more…
In Higher Education
The Boston Globe (Sept. 8)
'School to Scholars: Give Aid Back'
The economic downturn has forced colleges around the country to rethink a decades-long shift toward using scarce financial aid dollars to lure high-achieving students. Read more…
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