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  • Mt. Hope Family Center Awarded $1.2 Million
  • Friends of Eastman Opera Announce Winners of Voice Competition
  • Developmental Center for AIDS Research Symposium
  • Medical Center Sponsors Video Contest for High School Science Students
  • Security Tip of the Week: Is Your Password Secure?
  • Lecture Will Discuss Race’s Influence on Mental Health
  • PINK Study Volunteers Needed
  • Holiday Vendor Fair Makes Shopping Easy

News and Announcements

Mt. Hope Family Center Awarded $1.2 Million
Mt. Hope Family Center has been awarded a three-year, $1.2 million grant to join the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.
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Friends of Eastman Opera Announce Winners of Voice Competition
Debra McKinney, Marielle Murphy, and Rebecca Farley were named the winners of this year’s Friends of Eastman Opera voice competition, held Nov. 21 at the Eastman School as part of the first-ever celebration of National Opera Week.
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Developmental Center for AIDS Research Symposium
The Developmental Center for AIDS Research will host a free scientific symposium on World AIDS Day, Tuesday, Dec. 1, beginning at 10:30 a.m. with a presentation by Diana Finzi from the National Institutes of Health in the Class of ’62 Auditorium. A poster session will be held in the Flaum Atrium in the Kornberg Medical Research Building from noon to 1:30 p.m., followed by a talk by Paul Bieniasz of Rockefeller University. The event closes with a reception from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Forbes Lounge. For more information, e-mail program coordinator Marlene Boutet or call 273-2939.

Medical Center Sponsors Video Contest for High School Science Students
To spark students’ interest in the study of biomedical science and encourage future generations of researchers, the Medical Center’s Life Sciences Learning Center has joined forces with Time Warner Cable to challenge high school science classrooms to create a 30-second video message titled “What research means to me.”
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Security Tip of the Week: Is Your Password Secure?
Create a password that is easy to remember, but hard for anyone else to guess. Here are some tips to consider when choosing a password. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, send them to UnivIT_SP@ur.rochester.edu.

Lecture Will Discuss Race’s Influence on Mental Health
The eighth annual James Bartlett Memorial Lecture will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, in the Class of ’62 Auditorium (G-9425) in the Medical Center. James Jackson, the James Bartlett Visiting Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, will discuss “Race, Ethnicity, and Cultural Influences on Mental Health.”

PINK Study Volunteers Needed
Women who are overweight, have borderline elevated blood pressure, borderline elevated blood sugar levels, and/or borderline elevated cholesterol and would like to know more about their heart health may qualify to participate in a PINK (Prothrombotic Inflammatory Markers in Women with Metabolic Syndrome) study. The study involves blood testing and carotid artery evaluation. Expenses for travel may be paid to qualified women. For details, call Strong Cardiology Associates at 341-7791.

Holiday Vendor Fair Makes Shopping Easy
The Holiday Vendor Fair will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, in Hirst Lounge in Wilson Commons. Participating boutiques include Thread, the Wearhouse, Paper and Tact, Jackbear Stamps and Kingdom Ventures. Tupperware, Tastefully Simple, and other national brands will also be available for purchase. For more information, call 275-5911.

Nov. 30, 2009
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Rochester in the News
YNN (Nov. 24)
'Pain Killers Can Work Against the Flu Vaccine'
Richard Phipps, professor of environmental medicine, microbiology and immunology, and of pediatrics, says the acetaminophen found in pain relievers works against the flu vaccine by suppressing the production of antibodies the body's natural defense needed to fight off the flu. "It doesn't stop it, but it reduces it." Read more…

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (Nov. 30)
'When to Specialize?'
A new study finds that students who choose a major early accumulate more skills than their peers but are likelier to switch to an unrelated occupation. Read more…

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