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In Today's Issue

  • Turning Metal Black More Than Just a Novelty
  • Simon School Hosts Accounting Seminar
  • Italian Baroque Organ Marks Christmas at the Gallery 
  • Course Evaluations Go Out Today
  • Wilmot Scientists Share Research at Conference
  • Understanding the University’s Retirement Program
  • Annual Drive for Miracles Radiothon is This Week
  • Mt. Hope Family Center Now on Facebook

News and Announcements

Turning Metal Black More Than Just a Novelty
Chunlei Guo, professor of optics, has discovered that the laser technique he developed to change the color of metals could have important implications for medicine, including diagnosing some diseases with unprecedented ease and precision.
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Simon School Hosts Accounting Seminar
The Simon School will host “Current Issues in Accounting: Be Aware; Update Your Skills to Prepare” from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, in Schlegel Hall. Breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m.
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Italian Baroque Organ Marks Christmas at the Gallery
Eastman School professors David Higgs and Jan Opalach will headline a Christmas-themed program that showcases the Italian Baroque organ at the Memorial Art Gallery at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20.
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Course Evaluations Go Out Today
Because of technical difficulties, many College students have not able to access course evaluations during the last several days. The issues have been resolved and those students who have not yet completed their evaluations will have the chance to do so by following the links in the personalized e-mail they will receive later this morning.

Wilmot Scientists Share Research at Conference
Wilmot Cancer Center scientists who investigate lymphoma and leukemia were among the top presenters at the American Society of Hematology 51st Annual Meeting in New Orleans.
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Understanding the University’s Retirement Program
A free informational session designed for employees newly eligible to receive the University’s direct contribution to the retirement program will take place from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, in the Northeastern Conference Room (1-9535) in the Medical Center. Also, a representative from TIAA-CREF will give a presentation covering fundamental information about investing, including how to choose an investment allocation. For more information, visit the Benefits Office Web site.

Annual Drive for Miracles Radiothon is This Week
The 100.5 FM Drive for Miracles Radiothon, an annual radio marathon held to share stories from Golisano Children’s Hospital, takes place from Dec. 10 to Dec. 12 at Eastview Mall.
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Mt. Hope Family Center Now on Facebook
Mt. Hope Family Center now has a Facebook page. Become a fan to stay up to date on the latest research and upcoming events.

Dec. 9, 2009
Mixed Snow/Rain
Today's Forecast:
Wintry Mix, High 41°
Tomorrow:
Snow/Wind, High 31°
Today's Event Highlight
Art from the Arctic: Inuit Prints and Sculpture
Memorial Art Gallery. All day. Read more…

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Rochester in the News
Wall Street Journal (Dec. 8)
'Campaign-Finance Ruling Looms'
David Primo, associate professor of political science, says that overturning Austin v. Michigan Chamber of Commerce, would "reshape the political landscape" in more than 20 states. But he says doing so would be "very healthy for democracy." Read more...

In Higher Education
USA Today (Dec. 8)
'Chinese College Students Flocking to U.S. Campuses'
Last year, 98,510 Chinese graduate and undergraduate students poured into U.S. colleges and universities, lured by China's emphasis on academic achievement and the prestige of U.S. higher education. Read more…

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