University of Rochester News (June 30, 2008)
06/30/2008 05:45 AM
@Rochester: June 30, 2008
@Rochester: June 30, 2008
Today's Forecast: Mostly Cloudy, High 75°
Tomorrow: Partly Sunny, High High 78°
In Today's Issue
- New Approach to HIV Vaccine Research Taps Rochester Expertise
- Track and Field Athlete Named Academic All-American
- Study Suggests Hurried Doctor Visits May Leave Patients Feeling Forgetful
- Registration Opens for Gallery's Art Day School
- Event Highlight: Dave Rivello Ensemble
- Rochester in the News: Steven Goldman on Breakthroughs in Embryonic Stem Cell Research
- In Higher Ed: Look Who's Living on Campus
News and Announcements
New Approach to HIV Vaccine Research Taps Rochester Expertise
A new national effort to create a vaccine against HIV will include work by Ignacio Sanz, a Medical Center rheumatologist who is an expert on a portion of the immune system that has sometimes gotten short shrift in the fight against HIV. Read more...
Track and Field Athlete Named Academic All-American
Anjuli Cherukuri '08 has been named to the ESPN The Magazine
Academic All-America Team for women's cross-country and track and field. Read more...
Study: Hurried Doctor Visits May Leave Patients Feeling Forgetful
Have you ever been whisked through a doctor's visit, and afterward were unable to remember what the doctor said? A Medical Center study disclosed that doctors don't often take the steps necessary to help patients recall medical instructions. Read more...
Registration Opens for Gallery's Art Day School
The Memorial Art Gallery's Creative Workshop is accepting registrations for its Art Day School, an art education program for children 7-13. The program runs for seven weeks starting June 30 and ending August 29. Read more...
Rochester in the News
San Diego Union Tribune (June 25)
"Repairing Damage to Brain May Be Nearer"
Steven Goldman, chief of the Division of Cell and Gene Therapy, comments on new findings by a team of San Diego scientists that may bring embryonic stem cell research a step closer to helping repair the brains of stroke victims and those with diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. Goldman says that while it remains to be seen if all the research in mice applies to humans, the findings are significant. Read more...
In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (June 27)
"Look Who's Living on Campus"
"In what some see as a response to the recent downturn in the U.S. economy, more juniors and seniors are choosing to live in college and university housing to save money." Read more...
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