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In Today's Issue

  • Experimental Approach May Reverse Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoporosis
  • Neilly Lecture Explores the Promise of Open Access
  • Go Green: Keep Your Bike Secure This Fall
  • Well-U Offers Weigh-Well
  • Art at 11 Lecture: John Griebsch
  • Golisano Children’s Hospital Hosts Bike Safety Event

News and Announcements

Experimental Approach May Reverse Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoporosis
Medical Center researchers have identified a mechanism that may keep a well-known signaling molecule from eroding bone and inflaming joints.

Neilly Lecture Explores the Promise of Open Access
Copyright law and publishing expert Stanford Thatcher launches this academic year’s Neilly Lecture series with a talk on the promises and pitfalls of free online access to scholarly books. The talk, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the University Press, will be held at 5 p.m. today in the Hawkins-Carlson Room in Rush Rhees Library.

Go Green: Keep Your Bike Secure This Fall
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As the summer winds down, there’s still plenty of time for bicycling, a healthy and environmentally friendly way to get around. Here’s some helpful information,including maps of bicycle racks at the River Campus and the Medical Center.

Well-U Offers Weigh-Well
Well-U will begin a 10-week Weigh-Well session Sept. 29. Classes will meet from noon to 1 p.m. at the School of Nursing. A new feature will be one-on-one individualized meetings. Upon successful completion of the program, 50 percent of the fee will be reimbursed. Call 276-5050 for more information or enroll online.

Art at 11 Lecture: John Griebsch
John Griebsch of Pultneyville gives the last of three lectures by artists in the 62nd Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, at the Memorial Art Gallery. His aerial photographs of American and European landscapes depict the pattern, color, and design of natural and manmade landforms. A museum tour will follow Griebsch’s lecture.

Golisano Children’s Hospital Hosts Bike Safety Event
Golisano Children’s Hospital will partner with Kohl's Department Store, through the Kohl’s Cares for Kids program, to host a children’s bike safety event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 27, at the City of Rochester’s Harvest Jamboree at the Public Market, 280 N. Union St.

Sept. 23, 2009
Chance Showers
Today's Forecast:
PM Showers, High 78°
Partly Cloudy, High 72°
Today's Event Highlight
Interactive Exhibit: Telecommunity Portrait
Hartnett Gallery, Wilson Commons. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (Sept. 21)
'When Sleep Becomes a Dream'
"As a general guideline, we think that insomnia that has lasted about a month is long enough to consider telling someone about it or seeking some treatment," says Wilfred Pigeon, assistant professor of psychology and director of the Sleep and Neurophysiology Research Lab. Read more…

In Higher Education
The Chronicle for Higher Education (Sept. 21)
'New Rules Require More Sunshine on Terms of Private Student Loans'
Beginning in February, new regulations from the Federal Reserve Board will require lenders to disclose more information about private student loans, including interest rates and estimated monthly payments. Read more…

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