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In Today's Issue

  • Librarian Earns 2009 Messinger Award
  • Expert on Palliative Care to Be Honored
  • Mt. Hope Family Center Celebrates 30th Anniversary
  • Eastman Musicians Join Others to Benefit Foodlink
  • Freshmen Guide Classmates To Sustainable Living
  • Computerized Alerts Keep Prescription Costs Down
  • Program of Movement and Dance Presents Workshop

News and Announcements

Librarian Earns 2009 Messinger Award
Ann Marshall has been selected as the 2009 recipient of the Messinger Library Recognition Award. The honor, created and funded by senior trustee Martin Messinger '49, comes with a $5,000 award.
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Expert on Palliative Care to Be Honored
Timothy Quill, professor of medicine, psychiatry, and medical humanities, will receive the Palliative Medicine Community Leadership Award at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine in Boston in March.
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Mt. Hope Family Center Celebrates 30th Anniversary
Mt. Hope Family Center will host a 30th anniversary symposium and community roundtable focused on its core mission: translating the latest scientific discoveries about childhood trauma into effective and proven interventions. Registration is required. For more information, call 275-2991.
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Eastman Musicians Join Others to Benefit Foodlink
A concert series headlined by Eastman faculty and students, members of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, and special guests will benefit Foodlink. “If Music Be the Food” kicks off at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16, at St. Paul’s Church, 25 Westminster Road. Instead of paying an admission price, attendees are asked to bring canned goods and non-perishable food items to stock Foodlink’s shelves. Cash donations will also be accepted.
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Freshmen Guide Classmates To Sustainable Living
A pilot program is up and running this fall, and 24 first-year Rochester students are showing their classmates steps they can take to be a little easier on the planet.
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Computerized Alerts Keep Prescription Costs Down
Simple computerized alerts can help curb the impulse to prescribe unnecessarily expensive, heavily marketed drugs, according to a Medical Center study.
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Program of Movement and Dance Presents Workshop
The Program of Movement and Dance series Moving Minds, Thinking Bodies presents “Dances of Universal Peace Participatory Workshop” with Jim Leff at 2 p.m. today at Spurrier Dance Studio. For more information, call 273-5150.
Nov. 11, 2009
Sunny

Today's Forecast:
Sunny, High 49°
Tomorrow:
Mostly Sunny, High 55°
Today's Event Highlight
Wilson Commons Wednesday
Hirst Lounge, Wilson Commons. 11:30 a.m. Read more…

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Rochester in the News
Rochester Business Journal (Nov. 9)
'UR Group Publishes Anthology on Fall of Berlin Wall'
Open Letter Books, an organization within the University that translates foreign language books, will publish an anthology on the fall of the Berlin Wall. Read more…

In Higher Education
The Miami Herald (Nov. 10)
'Smoke Free College Trend Grows'
An increasing number of colleges are pushing to be smoke-free by next school year. That means no more cigarette breaks outside the classroom door for students or professors. Read more...

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