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In Today's Issue

  • Warner School Doctoral Students Showcase Research
  • All-America Soccer Honors
  • Wilmot Honors Renowned Bladder Cancer Expert
  • Security Tip of the Week: Identity Protection
  • Lasik Surgery Center Offers Seminar

News and Announcements

Warner School Doctoral Students Showcase Research
Doctoral students at the Warner School will present their research proposals during a poster session in Interfaith Chapel today from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Topics include socioeconomic status effects on college student success and the impact of Upward Bound on student access to small class size and instruction in urban classrooms. For details, e-mail Nancy Ares or Kevin O’Connor.
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All-America Soccer Honors
Forward Ellen Coleman '12 and defender Eileen Boylan '10 were selected for the 2009 Women’s Soccer All-America Team. Goalkeeper Michael Peacock '10 was named a Second Team All-American. Balloting for the awards was conducted by head coaches of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

Wilmot Honors Renowned Bladder Cancer Expert
Urology Chair Edward Messing received the Davey Memorial Award for Outstanding Cancer Research, the Wilmot Cancer Center’s highest honor for researchers.
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Security Tip of the Week: Identity Protection
Awareness is one of the most effective weapons against identity theft. Here are some tips on how to make identity thieves' jobs more difficult by protecting yourself and what action to take if your identity is stolen. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, send them to UnivIT_SP@ur.rochester.edu.

Lasik Surgery Center Offers Seminar
Flaum Eye Institute Refractive Surgery Center will hold a free educational seminar at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 16. Attendees will have the opportunity to schedule a free evaluation after the seminar. Seminars are held at 100 Meridian Centre, Suite 125. To make a reservation, call 273-2020 or e-mail strongvision@urmc.edu.


Dec. 14, 2009
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Today's Event Highlight
Exhibit: Archives Miscellany - Treasures from oUR Past
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Rochester in the News
Yahoo! News (Dec. 10)
'AIDS May Date Back to Ancient Tiger'
"Unless you really understand how these viruses work, the exact step-by-step chemical process, then you can't really rationally design a new clever kind of therapy that may be effective against the virus," explains study co-author Robert Bambara, chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics. Read more…

In Higher Education
The New York Times (Dec. 9)
'Study Sheds Light on Students Leaving College Early'
Only one in five of the students who enroll in two-year institutions graduate within three years. And even at four-year colleges, only two in five complete their degrees within six years. Read more…

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