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University of Rochester News (July 11, 2008) 07/11/2008 05:45 AM @Rochester: July 11, 2008

@Rochester: July 11, 2008

Today's Forecast: Scattered Showers, High 83°

Tomorrow: Hazy Sunshine, High 91°

In Today's Issue

  • Birth Weight Prediction Method May Lead to Safer Deliveries
  • 'Rochester Biennial' Art Exhibit Opens July 13
  • Event Highlight: Going for Baroque
  • Rochester in the News: Q&A with Bradford Berk
  • In Higher Education: Planning and Teaching for an Oil-Scarce World

News and Announcements

Birth Weight Prediction Method May Lead to Safer Deliveries

Physicians at the Medical Center have identified a method that appears to reliably predict the birth weight of babies in obese pregnant women, a key factor in counseling patients and planning for safe delivery of their babies. Read more...

'Rochester Biennial' Art Exhibit Opens July 13

Rochester BiennialThe 3rd Rochester Biennial opens at the Memorial Art Gallery on Sunday, July 13, with a special opening partly planned for Saturday, July 12. The Rochester Biennial is an invitational exhibition of work by six contemporary regional artists working in a variety of media. A series of lectures are planned in conjunction with the show, kicking off with a talk by Ithaca sculptor Todd McGrain on Thursday, July 17. Read more...


Sunday, July 13

Going for Baroque Recital: Memorial Art Gallery. 1 and 3 p.m.

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Rochester in the News

City Newspaper (July 9)

"Brad Berk's 1,000-Pound Gorilla"

In an interview with City Newspaper, Medical Center CEO Bradford Berk discusses Medical Center expansion, research, and his advice to the presidential candidates on how to improve health care in the United States. "Rochester should be ecstatic and embrace the size of the Medical Center with open arms. We're the largest employer in the area. Every year we add more than 600 jobs to the community and in many ways we are an economic engine." Read more...

In Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education (July 10)

"Colleges Should Plan—and Teach—for an Oil-Scarce World"

"College leaders, with help from facilities managers, sustainability directors, faculty members, and even students, should think hard about how systems on their campus would operate in an energy-scarce world." Read more...

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