News and Announcements
Higher Education Expert to Give Scandling Lecture
William Tierney, a national expert on college access and success for underrepresented youth, will present the Spring 2010 Scandling Lecture from 7 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 14, in the Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library. His lecture, "From High School to College: What We Know and What We Don't Know about Increasing Access to College for Low-Income Youth," is free and open to the public.
Study: Self-Control Skills Reduce Classroom Issues
Children taught skills to monitor and control their anger and other
emotions improved their classroom behavior and had significantly fewer
school disciplinary referrals and suspensions, according to a Medical
Clinic Will Tackle Dry Mouth, Eyes Disease
The Medical Center is taking steps to better understand and treat
Sjogren’s disease, launching its first weekly clinic dedicated
exclusively to patients suffering from the frustrating dry eyes and
F.I.R.E. Lecture: Patenting Collaborative Research
Help Dining Services Better Serve You
The F.I.R.E. Lecture Series
continues with a discussion on "Patenting the Fruits of Collaborative
Research," led by patent agent Carissa Childs and attorney Edwin Merkel, both of Nixon Peabody, at 9 a.m. Thursday, March 11, in the
Northeastern Conference Rooms (CC 1-9525 and 1-9535), in the Medical
Center. Breakfast refreshments will be provided. Register by noon today
at 784-8856 or e-mail David Englert.
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