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In Today's Issue

  • Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences Had $607 Million Economic Impact
  • Insomnia Prevalent Among Patients Receiving Chemotherapy
  • What Are You Thankful For?
  • Danton’s Death Comes to Life at Todd Theatre
  • Bookstore Posts Thanksgiving Break Hours
  • Art from the Arctic Exhibition Opens
  • @Rochester Returns Next Week

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Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences Had $607 Million Economic Impact
The Center for Emerging and Innovative Sciences announced that in the past five years it had a more than $600 million impact on New York's economy by creating new jobs, saving companies money, and spurring spending on new equipment and infrastructure.
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Insomnia Prevalent Among Patients Receiving Chemotherapy
Three quarters of cancer patients and survivors treated with chemotherapy suffer insomnia or sleep disorders that often become chronic conditions, hindering patients’ ability to fully recover, according to scientists at the Medical Center.
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What Are You Thankful For?
Before leaving for the Thanksgiving holiday, students offered insight on what they are thankful for this season. See the video...

Danton’s Death Comes to Life at Todd Theatre
Visiting director David Melville Kennedy and the University’s International Theatre Program bring the spirit of the French Revolution to life in an adaptation of Georg Buchner's classic and seldom performed drama, Danton's Death, opening Thursday, Dec. 3, at Todd Theatre.
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Bookstore Posts Thanksgiving Break Hours
The Bookstore will be closing for Thanksgiving Break at 2 p.m. today, Nov. 25, and will remain closed through Sunday, Nov. 29. The Bookstore will resume regular hours on Monday, Nov. 30. For 24-hour shopping and textbook information, visit the Bookstore Web page.

Art from the Arctic Exhibition Opens
Art from the Arctic: Inuit Prints and Sculpture opens today in conjunction with the opening of the new Traditions and Encounters gallery exhibit at the Memorial Art Gallery. The exhibition of 11 prints and 15 sculptures offers a representation of the old ways of Inuit life, depicting Arctic animals and activities such as seal hunting and fishing, once critical for survival. The exhibit will remain open until Feb. 14.
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@Rochester Returns Next Week
The next issue of @Rochester will be sent Monday, Nov. 30. Happy Thanksgiving!
Nov. 25, 2009
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Snow/Rain/Wind, High 43°
Today's Event Highlight
Paint Made Flesh
Memorial Art Gallery. All day. Read more…

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Rochester in the News
WXXI (Nov. 24)
'Stimulus-Funded Research at UR Yields Numerous Benefits'
The University has received—so far—$35 million from the federal stimulus program. Read more…

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (Nov. 22)
'Another Increase for Early Decision'
"Remember how colleges were going to scale back on the popular but controversial admissions strategy? As the economic downturn drags on, many institutions see interest growing and some are encouraging it." Read more…

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