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@Rochester: News for University of Rochester

In Today's Issue

  • School of Medicine and Dentistry Invests 10th Dean
  • Heart Drug Effective for Treating Muscular Dystrophy
  • Professor Elected to Lymphoma Research Foundation
  • Warner Graduate Named a New Teacher of the Year
  • Learn About Good Food Collective

News and Announcements

School of Medicine and Dentistry Invests 10th Dean
At a formal investiture Wednesday, Mark Taubman, the 10th dean of the School of Medicine and Dentistry, said he was "energized by the myriad economic and social challenges facing academic medical centers" and he "looks forward to working with the faculty, students, and staff to ensure that the school will remain in the forefront of academic institutions." See highlights from yesterday's event. Multimedia content will continue to be added today.

Heart Drug Effective for Treating Muscular Dystrophy
A Medical Center study finds that a medication most often used to treat heart arrhythmias also reduces a central symptom of myotonic dystrophy, the most common type of muscular dystrophy in adults.
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Professor Elected to Lymphoma Research Foundation
Steven Bernstein, a professor of medicine and an oncologist at the Wilmot Cancer Center, has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Lymphoma Research Foundation's Mantle Cell Lymphoma Consortium.
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Warner Graduate Named a New Teacher of the Year
Sean Coffey, a master's student in the science education program who graduated from the Warner School in October 2009, was honored by the Rochester City School District with a New Teacher of the Year Award.
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Learn About Good Food Collective
Well-U is helping connect employees with access to local farms and healthy foods through the Good Food Collective. An information session will be held at noon on Friday May 14, in the Lower Adolph Auditorium (1-7619) in the Medical Center. To register, e-mail Well-U or call 276-5050.

May 6, 2010
Partly Cloudy
Today's Forecast:
Partly Cloudy, High 64°
Tomorrow:
Showers, High 63°

Today's Event Highlight

Third Annual Celebration of the 'Book'
3:30 p.m. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library. Read more…

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Sports Buzz
Baseball
May 11, 3:30 p.m., RIT

Rochester in the News

ABC News (May 5)
‘Study: More Parents Refuse or Delay Vaccinations for Kids’
Thirty-nine percent of parents refused or delayed vaccinations for their kids in 2008, up from 22 percent in 2003, according to a Rochester study by the University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Opinion Research Center. Read more...

In Higher Education
Boston Globe (May 5)
‘For-Profit Colleges Face Tough New Rules’
The Obama administration is preparing to produce tougher regulations that could reduce the amount of federal financial aid flowing to for-profit colleges, cutting the companies’ annual revenue growth by as much as a third. Read more…

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