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@Rochester: July 17, 2008

@Rochester: July 17, 2008

Today's Forecast: Hazy Sunshine, High 90°

Tomorrow: Hazy Sunshine, High 92°

In Today's Issue

  • Top Young Pianists From Around the World Will Compete at Eastman
  • Take an Online Health Assessment and Receive $100
  • American Heart Association Recognizes Quality of Medical Center Care
  • July Is Magazine Miracle Month for Golisano Children's Hospital
  • Event Highlight: Art at 11 Lecture
  • Rochester in the News: Carl Chiarenza's Work on View in Virginia
  • In Higher Education: Africa Attracts Renewed Attention

News and Announcements

Top Young Pianists From Around the World Will Compete at Eastman

Twenty-five of the world's finest young pianists, including an award-winning local teenager who was featured on National Public Radio, will vie for prizes in the Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition next month. Read more...

American Heart Association Recognizes Quality of Medical Center Care

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has honored Strong Memorial Hospital with a Triple Performance Achievement Award for meeting its high standards for coronary artery disease, heart failure, and stroke care. Read more...

Take an Online Health Assessment and Receive $100

It is not too late to complete the online confidential health assessment and receive $100. Faculty, staff, and spouses/domestic partners who are enrolled in the University Health Care Plans are eligible to participate. Read more...

July Is Magazine Miracle Month for Golisano Children's Hospital

American Publishers will donate 40 percent of the price of each magazine subscription faculty and staff buy or renew during July to Golisano Children's Hospital. Choose from 700 available titles. Read more...

Events

Thursday, July 17

Art at 11 Lecture: "Lost Bird Project." Memorial Art Gallery. 11 a.m.

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar.

Rochester in the News

Richmond.com, Virginia (July 14)

"War and Peace"

The article spotlights the work of photographer Carl Chiarenza featured in the newly opened exhibition Peace Warriors and Solitudes on view at the University of Richmond. Chiarenza is artist-in-residence for the art and art history department and Fanny Knapp Allen Professor Emeritus of Art History. Read more...

In Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education (July 18 Issue)

"Africa Attracts Renewed Attention From American Universities"

"After decades of neglect, African universities have become the focus of intense interest by U.S. universities, foundations, and donor agencies convinced that without stronger higher education, the continent's development prospects will remain bleak." Read more...

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