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NEWS | February 2011

REDUCING RISK A medical first: a heart therapy more effective in women than in men video icon

EYES ON THE ROAD Study helps explain why older drivers may be less astute drivers

PLANNING FOR COLLEGE TOWN University names developer for commercial project near River Campus and Medical Center

PUMP UP YOUR SPIRIT University mascot Rocky the Yellowjacket gets in shape video icon

ON TOUR! The music department’s Brass Choir heads to D.C., with a stop at the Kennedy Center video icon

FUTURITY RUNS WITH FAST COMPANY Business magazine Fast Company partners with Rochester-led science news site

MEET THE HANDLER SCHOLARS Historic gift from trustee Rich Handler ’83 and his wife, Martha, boosts scholarship fund to $25 million

CALLING ALL CONCERT-GOERS Tickets for celebrated soprano Renee Fleming’s Feb. 20 concert are going fast

More news . . .

Bill Clinton

BILL CLINTON HEADLINES MELIORA WEEKEND
Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and 42nd president of the United States, will be the keynote speaker at Meliora Weekend, Oct. 20 to 23. (Photo by Ralph Alswang/Clinton Foundation)


 
DISCOVERY

Discovery

FOR RICHER . . .
Why are the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer?

ORGAN RENEWAL?
Unlocking a mystery of tissue regeneration

OUTSMARTING CANCER
Cellular mechanism provides insight into fight against breast cancer

‘NANO’ BREAKTHROUGH
Gold nanoparticles and viral particles, held in place by strands of DNA

ARTS & MUSIC

Art and Music

HEEEEERE’S DAVID! video icon
Multi-talented Eastman student David Aguila ’13E impresses Jay Leno

STREET SYMPHONY
Helping musicians avoid becoming starving artists

READING MATERIAL
Three Percent names fiction longlist for translation award

DEBUTING GIL EVANS
Eastman ensemble plays composer’s works for the first time in 50 years

CONNECTIONS

Connections

LIFE & DEATH TALK video icon
ABC TV’S Barbara Walters talks with surgeon Craig Smith ’82M (Res) in special about heart surgery

GRATEFUL PATIENT
Rochester Area businessman endows professorship at Wilmot Cancer Center

SIMON IN NYC
Manhattan-based master's program is cited by Wall Street Journal

CALENDAR

Calendar

BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Series of events celebrates Black History Month

LOCAL & CAMPUS

START-UP NATION
NYT bestselling author Dan Senor talks about start-ups in Israel, Feb. 23 

REGIONAL

MEET THE PRESIDENT
PALM BEACH, FLA: Reception with President Joel Seligman, March 10

 
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