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Boston Globe (September 23)

Amid Deadly Illness, Doctors Offer Little Empathy, Study Finds

Dr. Diane Morse of the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York, said the findings reinforce other research. "All that we're asking physicians to think about doing is to acknowledge what they hear," Morse, whose findings appear in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine, said in a telephone interview. (Also Reported in: Science Daily, Medical News Today, Red Orbit, WACM Albany FM 90.3, US News & World Report, USA Today, Washington Post, UPI, Yahoo!, WXXI PBS News)

Bloomberg (September 26)

Primo Says Public Perception Is Bailout Rewards Risk-Takers

David Primo, a political science professor at the University of Rochester, talks with Bloomberg's Ken Prewitt and Tom Keene about the political fallout of the failure of U.S. legislators to agree on Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson's $700 billion bailout plan.

Forbes (September 12)

Universities That Turn Research Into Revenue

"It used to be more taboo, and there were some questions of business getting in the way of pure science," says Marjorie Hunter, director of the University of Rochester's Office of Technology Transfer. "Scientists find it really satisfying to see patients benefit from basic research."

Time (September 24)

How Much is the SEC's Cox to Blame?

"I don't think the commission has done as strong a job as it should have, but it wasn't asleep at the wheel," says Joel Seligman, president of the University of Rochester and an SEC historian.

Inside Higher Ed (September 17)

Quick Takes: Free Tuition for Vets at Rochester

Today, the University of Rochester plans to make such an announcement; its scholarship would accompany admission to the institution's undergraduate programs (and would fill the gap beyond other aid for which veterans are eligible). (Also Reported in: R News Cable Rochester, Democrat and Chronicle)