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In Today's Issue

  • Lymphoma Drug Shows Promise in Early Tests Against Bone Cancer
  • Physician Named Editor of Leading Neurology Journal
  • Future Stars Shine in Eastman Voice Competition
  • Professor Offers Alternatives to Language Learning
  • Memorial Art Gallery Hosts Fine Craft Show
  • Leadership Institute Seeks Student Nominations
  • Two Halves Gallery Exhibit Opens with Reception
  • The Secret Garden Performances Sold Out

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Lymphoma Drug Shows Promise in Early Tests Against Bone Cancer
A drug already approved for the treatment of lymphoma may also slow the growth of the most deadly bone cancer in children and teens. “Our most clinically relevant finding is that a drug already proven safe and effective in treating the most common cancers of the blood may be equally effective in suppressing bone cancer,” says Roman Eliseev, research assistant professor at the Medical Center.
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Physician Named Editor of Leading Neurology Journal
Robert Gross, professor of neurology and of pharmacology and physiology at the Medical Center, was named editor-in-chief of Neurology, the world’s leading clinical neurology journal.
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Future Stars Shine in Eastman Voice Competition
The finals of the annual Friends of Eastman Opera Voice Competition at the Eastman School will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, in Kilbourn Hall, during the first-ever celebration of National Opera Week.
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Professor Offers Alternatives to Language Learning
Lucia French, professor of education at the Warner School, says nothing contributes more to a child's early development than actual parent-child interaction. "Babies learn language best when adults spend time with them, talking about things other than behavior," she says.
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Memorial Art Gallery Hosts Fine Craft Show
The Memorial Art Gallery Council’s ninth annual Fine Craft Show, featuring ceramics, glass, jewelry, metal, furniture, wood, wearable art, and more, will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8. Admission is $10. A preview party will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight. Admission for the party is $45. For more information, call 276-8910.
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Leadership Institute Seeks Student Nominations
Nominations for the 19th annual UR/Paychex Leadership Institute are due Monday, Nov. 9. The Institute, which is open to all College and Eastman undergraduates, helps students develop effective leadership skills through a day-long program of interactive workshops and activities. To nominate a student, complete the online submission form. For more information, e-mail Jake Grantier.

Two Halves Gallery Exhibit Opens with Reception
Two Halves Gallery, a student and community cooperative art gallery, will host an opening reception for its first exhibit at the Rush Rhees Library from 6 to 9 p.m. today. All the artwork in the exhibit was created by University students and was chosen from a larger group featured at the Memorial Art Gallery’s Clothesline Festival this past September. Complimentary refreshments will be served. For more information, e-mail Two Halves Gallery.
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The Secret Garden Performances Sold Out
The Friday, Nov. 6, Saturday, Nov. 7, and Sunday, Nov. 8, performances of Eastman Opera Theatre’s The Secret Garden have sold out and there will be no standing room available.

Nov. 6, 2009
Partly Cloudy
Today's Forecast:
Partly Cloudy, High 41°
Tomorrow:
Partly Cloudy, High 56°
Today's Event Highlight
Paint Made Flesh Exhibition Tour
Memorial Art Gallery. 2 p.m. Read more…

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Rochester in the News
NBC Nightly News (Nov. 4)
'An Ocean in the Making'
There are reports that the earth may one day have a new ocean. Scientists from the University of Rochester and several other countries believe a crack which opened five years ago in Ethiopia is likely the beginning of a new sea. See the video…

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (Nov. 5)
'Hope or Hype on the Cloud'
At an annual gathering of campus technology officials, debate continues over how much they should outsource and whom they should trust. Read more…

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