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In Today's Issue

  • Nursing Education Commission Seeks Comments
  • 'Spotlight on' Deborah Fox, Music Subject Librarian
  • Research Seminar: Is Fibrosis Reversible?
  • T. Rowe Price "Hot Spot" on Feb. 10
  • Studio Presents Winter Dance Concert

News and Announcements

Nursing Education Commission Seeks Comments
As part of the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education accreditation process for the School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program, students, alumni, faculty, staff, and practice partners are invited to provide written and signed comments about the program to the evaluation team by Feb. 24. All comments will be held in confidence. Mail comments to Amanda Brownbridge, accreditation assistant, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 530, Washington, DC, 20036-1120.

'Spotlight on' Deborah Fox, Music Subject Librarian
Deborah Fox, music subject librarian for the River Campus Libraries and a lutenist, will be the guest speaker at the next "Spotlight on…Series" at 5 p.m. today in the Welles Brown Room in Rush Rhees Library. The founder of the Pegasus Music concert series, Fox has performed in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Australia.

Research Seminar: Is Fibrosis Reversible?
Anne-Marie Irani, professor of pediatrics and medicine, and chief of pediatric allergy and immunology at Virginia Commonwealth University Children’s Medical Center, will speak at a Pediatric Biomedical and Translational Research Seminar from noon to 1 p.m. today in room K207 (2-6408). Irani will discuss “Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Is Fibrosis Reversible?”

T. Rowe Price 'Hot Spot' on Feb. 10
T. Rowe Price, one of the investment providers under the University’s retirement program, will be setting up a "Hot Spot" from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, in the House of Six Nations cafeteria in the Medical Center. A specialist will be available to answer questions regarding T. Rowe Price accounts under the program. Attendees will also have the opportunity to enter a raffle and win a prize. For more information, visit the Benefits Office Web site.

Studio Presents Winter Dance Concert
The Program of Movement and Dance presents its winter dance concert at 7 p.m. tonight at the Spurrier Dance Studio. Tickets are $7 general admission. For more information, call 273-5150.

February 5, 2010
Today's Forecast:
Cloudy, High 28°
Mostly Cloudy, High 19°
Today's Event Highlight
Faculty Artist Series: Tony Caramia, Piano
Sunday, Feb. 7, 3 p.m., Kilbourn Hall.

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Rochester in the News
Discovery News (Feb. 3)
'World's First Light-Powered Circuit Created'
For the first time, scientists have created a circuit that can power itself, as long as it's left in a beam of sunshine. "This could open the door for many kinds of new devices," says Lukas Novotny, professor of optics and biomedical engineering and physics at the Institute of Optics. Read more...

In Higher Education
Wall Street Journal (Feb. 2)
'Textbook Firms Ink E-Deals For iPad'
Major textbook publishers have struck deals with software company ScrollMotion Inc. to adapt their textbooks for the electronic page, as the industry embraces a hope that digital devices such as Apple Inc.'s iPad will transform the classroom. Read more…

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