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@Rochester: Aug. 1, 2008

@Rochester: Aug. 1, 2008

Today's Forecast: Mostly Sunny, High 81°

Tomorrow: T-Storms, High 78°

In Today's Issue

  • Elastic Mesh Device That Cradles Heart May Impede Cardiomyopathy
  • Cancer Survivors Celebrate with a Day at the Ballpark Aug. 23
  • Event Highlight: Young Artists Piano Competition
  • Rochester in the News: Profile of Photographer Carl Chiarenza
  • In Higher Education: Modernizing the College Bookstore

News and Announcements

Elastic Mesh Device That Cradles Heart May Impede Cardiomyopathy

Cardiac specialists at the Medical Center are studying an investigational device that wraps around the enlarged hearts of heart failure patients in an effort to possibly prevent them from enlarging further. Read more...

Cancer Survivors Celebrate with a Day at the Ballpark Aug. 23

The Community Cancer Collaborative will host a Celebration of Cancer Survivorship on Saturday, Aug. 23, for all area cancer survivors and their families and friends. The free event is from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Frontier Field. Read more...

Events

Saturday, August 2

Young Artists Piano Competition: Eastman School. 7:30 p.m.

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar.

Rochester in the News

City Newspaper (July 30)

"Artist Profile: Carl Chiarenza"

The work of photographer Carl Chiarenza is profiled. Chiarenza, artist-in-residence for the art and art history department and Fanny Knapp Allen Professor Emeritus of Art History, describes his journey as a mixture of chance and initiative. "In many ways, I've been very fortunate. Always by accident," he says. Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (July 31)

"Going To the 'Xtreme'"

"Struggling to keep up with the demands of their young customers, college bookstore chiefs get a crash course in modernizing their facilities." Read more...

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