News and Announcements
Soccer Coach Honored for Longtime Success
Rochester women's soccer coach Terry Gurnett has received a Letter of
Commendation from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America,
the largest coaching organization in the world.
Fruit Flies Offer Clue About Cancer Metastasis
Medical Center scientists have identified a molecule that is key in
determining how cells invade and create new tissues, the process which
makes cancer so deadly.
Student Life Award Nominations Due Monday
Nominations for this year’s University Student Life Awards will be
accepted through Monday, Jan. 25. Undergraduate students at the College
and the Eastman School are eligible. The annual awards recognize
students who have significantly and positively impacted the University and/or surrounding community through service to others,
investment of time and talent, and pursuit of excellence. Read more about the awards and submit nominations online.
Healthy Child Initiative Receives Grant
The Healthi Kids initiative, a partnership among Rochester’s Center for Community Health and Department of Pediatrics, the Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency, and the Children’s Health Agenda, has been awarded a $360,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to improve opportunities for physical activity and access to affordable, healthy foods for children and families in Rochester and Monroe County.
Women and Sustainability Lecture Series
Openings Remain for February Rochester Scholars
Shanna Swan, professor of obstetrics and gynecology and of environmental medicine, will discuss her research exploring the effect of plastic chemicals on boys’ behavior today. The Women and Sustainability lecture will be at 4:30 p.m. in the Gowen Room in Wilson Commons. For more information, call 275-8318 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
There's still time to register for the winter session of Rochester
Scholars. The application deadline is Thursday, Jan. 28. Rochester’s
academic pre-college courses are available to students in grades
9-12, during February break. For more information or to apply, call
275-3221 or download a 2010 Pre-College Course Catalog.