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In Today's Issue

  • Rochester Education Foundation Gives University Higher Education Partner Award
  • Best-Selling Author in Mexico to Read and Discuss Literature
  • Study Reveals Radiology Information Systems Improve Patient Service, Physicians' Productivity
  • Second Entrepreneurial Roundtable Tomorrow
  • Hinduism Awareness Week
  • Series Focuses on 'Reshaping Rochester'
  • Symposium Explores Frontiers of Genomics and Medicine
  • Musical Version of Secret Garden Hits Kilbourn Hall Stage

News and Announcements

Rochester Education Foundation Gives University Higher Education Partner Award
The Rochester Education Foundation will present its Higher Education Partner Award to the University  during the organization’s fourth annual Partnerships Awards Dinner at 5:30 p.m. tonight at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center.
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Best-Selling Author in Mexico to Read and Discuss Literature
Jorge Volpi will visit the University for a reading and discussion of his latest novel, Season of Ash, tonight at 6:30 p.m. in Rush Rhees Library.
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Study Reveals Radiology Information Systems Improve Patient Service, Physicians' Productivity
A new field study coauthored by a senior faculty member at the Simon School and a doctoral student finds that using a radiology information system significantly improves clinical information gathering, which allows for quicker interpretation times, higher physicians’ productivity, and improved patient service.
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Second Entrepreneurial Roundtable Tomorrow
Discuss current issues in entrepreneurship at the second of three Entrepreneurial Roundtables this fall. Roundtable II takes place on Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Schlegel 407. Review the reading material prior to attending. Bob Tobin, associate director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, will facilitate. Register at 276-3500 or cfe@rochester.edu.

Hinduism Awareness Week
A variety of events this week will highlight Hinduism Awareness Week. On Wednesday, V.V. Raman, professor emeritus of physics and humanities at RIT, will discuss the "framework of Hinduism" from 6 to 8 p.m. in Goergen Hall 101. The movie "Bombay" will be shown Thursday night at 7 p.m. in the Computer Studies Building, Room 209. Tickets also are on sale for the annual Diwali Dinner at 7 p.m. Friday in Douglass Dining Center.

Series Focuses on 'Reshaping Rochester'
The Rochester Center for Community Leadership is cosponsoring the Reshaping Rochester 2009-2010 Lecture Series, offered by the Rochester Regional Community Design Center. The first lecture is "Smart Choices/Smart Growth" by Geoff Anderson, president and CEO of Smart Growth America, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, at the WXXI studios, 280 State Street. Advanced-price tickets are on sale at the Common Market in Wilson Commons: $5-students; $15-general public.

Symposium Explores Frontiers of Genomics and Medicine
The University is hosting the Genomics and Translational Medicine Symposium Oct. 22 and 23. The symposium will examine the impact of genomic research and emerging technologies on medicine.
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Musical Version of The Secret Garden Hits Kilbourn Hall Stage
Eastman School singers will share the stage with four young performers from the community in The Secret Garden, an Eastman Opera Theatre production that opens Thursday, Nov. 5.
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Oct. 20, 2009
Mostly Cloudy
Today's Forecast:
Mostly Cloudy, High 57°
Tomorrow:
PM Showers, High 58°

Today's Event Highlight
Faculty Artist Recital: Jeff Cambell, Double Bass
Kilbourn Hall. 8 p.m. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
New Scientist (Oct.16)
'New Camera Promises to Capture Your Whole Life'
"What's great about these kinds of memory technologies is that they can be very usable for ordinary people," says Henry Kautz, chair of the Department of Computer Science, who works on technology to assist cognition. Read more...

In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (Oct. 18)
'Entrepreneurship Is On the Rise, Educators Find'
"At a time when finding a job, let alone a secure one, may seem like an elusive goal, a growing number of college students are turning to entrepreneurship to try to create their own." Read more...

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