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@Rochester: June 27, 2008

@Rochester: June 27, 2008

Today's Forecast: Hazy Sunshine, High 85°

Tomorrow: T-Storms, High 85°

In Today's Issue

  • Study Suggests Pregnancy May Help Protect against Bladder Cancer
  • Cancer Center Director Tapped to Head Medical Faculty Group
  • University's United Way Campaign Director Receives Award
  • Event Highlight: Art and Treasures Sale
  • Rochester in the News: John Tarduno's Work in the Arctic
  • In Higher Ed: The Art of Modernizing Historic Buildings

News and Announcements

Study Suggests Pregnancy May Help Protect against Bladder Cancer

Pregnancy seems to confer some protection against bladder cancer in mice, Medical Center scientists have found. Read more...

Cancer Center Director Tapped to Head Medical Faculty Group

Richard Fisher, director of the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, has been appointed senior associate dean for clinical affairs and director of the University's Medical Faculty Group. As a result of this appointment, which is effective June 23, Fisher will also serve as vice president of the Medical Center. Read more...

University's United Way Campaign Director Receives Award

Andrea Lennon, who spearheaded the University's United Way/Red Cross Campaign that raised $1.3 million, has been named campaign coordinator of the year by the United Way of Greater Rochester. She and other award winners will be recognized for their service at a presentation today. Read more...

Events

Friday, June 27

Art and Treasures Sale: Memorial Art Gallery. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Continues on Saturday.)

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar.

Rochester in the News

New Scientist (June 18)

"When Crocodiles Roamed the Arctic"

The feature highlights research led by John Tarduno, professor of geophysics in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, that is helping to reveal new details about the Arctic's past. Among the findings are champsosaur material that Rochester scientists have recovered and examined as well as recent evidence suggesting a new turtle species. (Subscription required to view the article in its entirety.) Read more...

In Higher Education

University Business (June Issue)

"History in the Making"

"Historic buildings offer lessons from the past and context for the future, but bringing them up to speed requires more than textbook construction strategies." Read more...

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