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In Today's Issue

  • Catch All the Final Four Action
  • Entries Wanted for Eiseman Writing Awards
  • Humanities Project Presents 'Film Lost and Found'
  • Simon School Will Host Global Conference
  • Orthopaedic Rehab Facility To Open in Greece
  • Film Chronicles First Women’s Rights Convention
  • University Hosts ¡Soy Unica! ¡Soy Latina! Rally

News and Announcements

Catch All the Final Four Action
The Rochester women's basketball team faces Hope College of Michigan in the NCAA Division III Championship semifinal at 8 p.m. tonight at Illinois Wesleyan in Bloomington, Ill. Listen live on on WYSL, get live stats from the game, and follow the University on Twitter for updates throughout the game. The winner plays the Amherst/Washington University winner in the national championship game at 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Entries Wanted for Eiseman Writing Awards
Writers from the Rochester area and surrounding Western New York who have produced works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, young people's literature, and playwriting published during 2008-09 are invited to submit entries for the sixth annual Andrew Eiseman Writers Awards.

Humanities Project: 'Film Lost and Found'
The Humanities Project presents "Film Lost and Found: the Experience of Pre- and Silent Cinema" through Sunday. The schedule includes two film programs at George Eastman House’s Dryden Theater, one each from the silent (with live musical accompaniment) and early sound periods; and a magic lantern event showcasing pre-cinema viewing practices and material culture of the nineteenth century.

Simon School Will Host Global Conference
The Simon School will host the Challenges to Leadership and Governance Conference on April 29 and 30 in New York City. The global conference will examine key issues facing senior business executives in light of changes in government policies and the recent financial crisis. Registration and detailed conference information is available online. For more information, e-mail the Simon School Executive Programs Office or call 275-3439.

Orthopaedic Rehab Facility To Open in Greece
Medical Center Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation is expanding its services by opening a new center for comprehensive musculoskeletal care and recovery in Greece on Monday, March 22.

Film Chronicles First Women’s Rights Convention
Seneca Falls, a film about America’s first women’s rights convention in Seneca Falls, N.Y. in 1848, will be shown at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 20, at the Memorial Art Gallery. The film is presented in cooperation with the Susan B. Anthony Center for Women’s Leadership and WXXI. Admission is $5; free to gallery members.

University Hosts ¡Soy Unica! ¡Soy Latina! Rally
¡Soy Unica! ¡Soy Latina!, a rally aimed at boosting the self-esteem of young Latinas, while encouraging education, career exploration, and promoting healthy lifestyles, will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 20, on the River Campus.

March 19, 2010

Today's Forecast:
Mostly Sunny, High 63°
Cloudy, High 60°
Today's Event Highlight
Twelfth Annual One-Act New Play Festival
Todd Theatre, 8 p.m. Read more…

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Rochester in the News
NPR (March 17)
'Obesity’s Perk for the Heart'
A Medical Center study finds that those who were obese were much less likely to drop dead from sudden cardiac arrest than skinny, chubby, or even normal weight folks. Read more…

In Higher Education

USA Today (March 18)
'Why Are College Students So Hard to Count in the Census?'
Bad timing, confusion over whether to use a campus or home address, and forms that arrive by snail mail are among the challenges in getting census information from college students. Read more…

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