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In Today's Issue

  • FDA Endorses Novel Heart Therapy Treatment
  • Scam E-mail Detected
  • Eastman School Offers Summer Institutes
  • Plutzik Reading Series Continues
  • Film-Lecture Series Presents Russian Comedy
  • Financial Health Bites: Budgeting

News and Announcements

FDA Endorses Novel Heart Therapy Treatment
A new therapy that reduces the risk of mortality and heart failure in patients with mild cardiac disease received endorsement from an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The therapy has been tested extensively nationwide under the leadership of Arthur Moss, professor of medicine.

Scam E-mail Detected
Some faculty and staff received a scam e-mail yesterday that warns of a false Trojan virus and includes a link to "recover now." University IT has blocked the e-mail, but those who received it before it was blocked, should delete it without opening the link.

Eastman School Offers Summer Institutes
An array of programs are offered to faculty and staff of all musical skill levels at the Eastman School. Eastman Community Music School also offers children a variety of classes and lessons on all instruments and voice. Applications to download and print are available from the Eastman Summer Session Web site. For more information, call 274-1400 or e-mail Information on tuition waivers for faculty and staff are available on the Human Resources Web site.

Plutzik Reading Series Continues
The Plutzik Reading Series continues at 5 p.m. tonight in the Welles-Brown Room in Rush Rhees Library with a presentation by Steve Erickson, editor of the literary journal Black Clock. Erickson is the author of eight novels, and two books about American politics that have been published in 10 languages.

Film-Lecture Series Presents Russian Comedy
The annual Film-Lecture Series continues at 7 p.m. tonight in Gleason Theatre with a showing of Kavkazskaya plennitsa, ili Novye priklyucheniya Shurika ("Kidnapping Caucasian Style"), a Russian comedy, presented by John Givens, associate professor of Russian. The series is presented by the Modern Languages and Cultures Undergraduate Council.

Financial Health Bites: Budgeting
Learn more about budgeting today from noon to 1 p.m. in room ACF-B (2-1318) in the Medical Center. A representative from Canandaigua National Bank and Trust will speak and answer questions. Brown-bag lunches are welcome.
March 23, 2010
Today's Forecast:
Showers, High 42
Partly Cloudy, High 47
Today's Event Highlight
Women in Music Festival: Works by Eastman alumna Emma Lou Diemer
Christ Church, 8 p.m. Read more…

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Rochester in the News
Rochester Business Journal (March 19)
'URMC Researchers Get $8M in Funding'
Researchers at the Medical Center have received $8 million in new funds from the National Institutes of Health. Read more…

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (March 22)
'Student Loan Overhaul Advances'
"When all the shouting and the horse trading and, finally, the voting was done, Congress's Democratic majority had given approval to what supporters, without engaging in hyperbole, characterized as a dramatic reshaping of the federal student loan programs." Read more…

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