In Today's Issue
- Bradford Berk Issues Video Message to University Community
- Nature Makes Us More Caring, Study Says
- $10.5 Million in Funding Creates Center to Study OCD
- Kodak Hall is Topic of Radio Program
- Study: Progressive Infantile Scoliosis Responds Well to Series of Casts
- Ying Quartet Opens Eastman-Ranlet Series with New Violinist
- Author Anne Panning Receives Fairchild Award
- Symposium Explores Genomics and Medicine
- Annual Coat Drive Begins at Medical Center
News and Announcements
Bradford Berk Issues Video Message to University Community
In an online video message issued today, Medical Center CEO Bradford Berk makes his first public “appearance” to the University community since his bicycling accident this past spring. In addition to thanking the community for its outpouring of encouragement, prayers, and well-wishes, Berk candidly talks about his accident, rescue, and the care he received at Strong Memorial Hospital. He also describes the extent of his injury, the progress he made while at the Kessler Institute in New Jersey, and his plans to continue outpatient rehabilitation therapy here in Rochester, while Mark Taubman continues as acting CEO.
Nature Makes Us More Caring, Study Says
Paying attention to the natural world not only makes you feel better, it makes you behave better, according to a study by University psychologists.
$10.5 Million in Funding Creates Center to Study OCD
Kodak Hall is Topic of Radio Program
A new research center exploring the science underlying a potential new
treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder has been established at the
Medical Center, thanks to a $10.5 million award from the National
Institute of Mental Health.
Eastman School Dean Douglas Lowry and RPO President Charles Owens will
preview the new Kodak Hall at the Eastman Theater on WXXI's 1370 Connection with host Bob Smith today at noon. Listen live.
Study: Progressive Infantile Scoliosis Responds Well to Series of Casts
New Medical Center research may lead doctors to choose to tweak an old
technology, casting, instead of using high-tech implantable devices to treat progressive infantile scoliosis.
Ying Quartet Opens Eastman-Ranlet Series with New Violinist
The internationally renowned Ying Quartet kicks off the
2009-2010 Eastman-Ranlet Series at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, in Kilbourn
Hall at the Eastman School. The concert marks the Eastman debut of
the quartet's new violinist, Frank Huang.
Author Anne Panning Receives Fairchild Award
The University English Department has presented its annual Lillian
Fairchild Award to author Anne Panning, professor of English at SUNY Brockport.
Symposium Explores Genomics and Medicine
Annual Coat Drive Begins at Medical Center
The Medical Center will host a free symposium that will examine the
impact of genomic research and emerging technologies on medicine. The Genomics and Translational Medicine Symposium will be held Oct. 22-23 in the Class of ’62 Auditorium.
The Refugee Student Alliance (Medical School chapter) and Student National
Medical Association's second annual coat drive will be held from Oct. 1
to Nov. 1. Boxes are located at the entrance to Miner library, the
condiments station at House of Six Nations cafeteria, and in front of
Student Services (G-7644). Coats, gloves, hats, scarves, sweaters,
winter boots, and small men's clothing are needed. Locations at the
River Campus will be added shortly. For more information, e-mail email@example.com.
October 1, 2009
Today's Event Highlight
Showers, High 51°
American Red Cross Blood Drive
May Room, Wilson Commons. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Read more…
Oct. 1, 7 p.m. Roberts Wesleyan
Oct. 3, 2:30 p.m. Case (UAA Round Robin #1)
Oct. 4, 10 a.m. Washington (UAA Round Robin #1)
Oct. 4, 12:30 p.m. Brandeis (UAA Round Robin #1)
Oct. 3, 5 p.m. NYU
Oct. 3, 7 p.m. NYU
FILL FAUVER: Oct. 6, 7 p.m. Nazareth
Oct. 6, 3:30 p.m. Geneseo
Oct. 6, 4 p.m. Elmira College
Get the latest athletic news at the Rochester Athletics Web site.
Rochester in the News
USA Today (Sept. 29)
'Officials Seek to Vaccinate Illegal Immigrants Against H1N1'
Leaving 10 million to 12 million immigrants unvaccinated against the H1N1 virus would make it much harder to control a pandemic, says Kevin Fiscella, associate professor of family medicine, and community and preventive medicine. "We're all in this together," he says. Read more...
In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (Sept. 30)
'Forward Into the Cloud'
While a number of colleges and universities devote resources to keep campus e-mail grounded on their own servers, they are finding it difficult to coax students out “cloud”-based e-mail services such as Gmail and Hotmail Read more...
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