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In Today's Issue

  • Mindful Meditation, Shared Dialogues Reduce Physician Burnout
  • Conference Examines the History and Future of Visual Culture Studies
  • Ying Quartet on WXXI FM's Backstage Pass
  • RPO Offers Discount for University Community
  • Garnish Awards To Be Presented during Football Game Saturday
  • IT Computer Sales Offers $100 Off MacBook Pro 
  • Free Screenings for Vascular Disease
  • Memorial Art Gallery Has Openings in Fall Classes
  • Correction: Women’s Tennis Match

News and Announcements

Mindful Meditation, Shared Dialogues Reduce Physician Burnout
Training in mindfulness meditation and communication can alleviate the psychological distress and burnout experienced by many physicians, according to a Medical Center study.
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Conference Examines the History and Future of Visual Culture Studies
As the first program of its kind anywhere in the world, the University's Program in Visual and Cultural Studies (VCS) will celebrate its 20th anniversary with "VCS: The Next 20 Years," a two-day event that will look at the evolution of visual culture as a field of study. The event will take place in the Hawkins-Carlson Room in Rush Rhees Library Oct. 1 and 2.
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Ying Quartet on WXXI FM's Backstage Pass
The Ying Quartet, the Eastman School's string-quartet-in-residence, will be featured live on Backstage Pass on WXXI 91.5 FM at 1 p.m. today. The program will feature performances and interviews with host Julia Figueras.

RPO Offers Discount for University Community
To mark the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra's inaugural season at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, the RPO is offering the "Yellowjackets Discount" to University faculty, staff, parents, and alumni. The promotion gives members of the University community a 10 percent discount off the RPO's already discounted subscription series. Redeem the discount at the RPO box office with your University ID or by stating your affiliation with the University. You can also subscribe to the 2009-10 season online and use the password MELIORA to receive the discount. (The discount does not include single tickets, special events, or the RPO's Freedom Four package. It also does not apply to previous purchases.)

Garnish Awards To Be Presented during Football Game Saturday
Seven student-athletes and one administrator will be honored with the Garnish Award Saturday evening during halftime of the Rochester-Union football game at Fauver Stadium.
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IT Computer Sales Offers $100 Off MacBook Pro
While supplies last, University IT Computer Sales is offering $100 off a 13-inch Apple MacBook Pro with a free HP DeskJet F4280 all-in-one printer and free Case Logic notebook sleeve. Visit the University IT Computer Sales Web site or stop by the retail locations in the Medical Center (G-7220B) or in Rush Rhees Library for details.

Free Screenings for Vascular Disease
Interventional radiologists, nurses, and technicians from the Department of Imaging Sciences will be at Marketplace Mall Saturday to offer free screenings for peripheral vascular disease.
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Memorial Art Gallery Has Openings in Fall Classes
There are still openings in art classes for children and adults at the Memorial Art Gallery. Classes begin Saturday, Sept. 26, for children as young as 4. For more information and to register, visit the Creative Workshop Web site or call 276-8959.

Correction: Women’s Tennis Match
Rochester's women’s tennis team will play Nazareth College at 4 p.m. Sept. 29. The date in Thursday’s @Rochester was incorrect.

Sept. 25, 2009
Sunny
Today's Forecast:
Sunny, High 64°
Tomorrow:
Mostly Cloudy, High 68°
Today's Event Highlight
Conference: 'Lead Where You Are'
Schlegel Hall, Simon School. Noon. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (Sept. 24)
'Stimulus Funds Help Area Universities, Hospitals'
"This is the frosting on top. I think it will definitely have a stimulatory response on the local economy by creating jobs," says Provost Ralph Kuncl about the $27 million awarded to the University in the past six months as part of the federal economic stimulus program. Read more…

In Higher Education
USA Today (Sept. 23)
'Costs Weigh Heavy as Families Plan for College'
The economic downturn has made this season tougher than usual for many families. Job losses and dwindling savings aren't the only factors. Read more…

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