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Rochester Buzz :: July 2013
Rochester Buzz

NEWS | July 2013

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Holding a Cure for Cancer?
Rochester biologists discover a key to understanding cancer in the long-lived naked mole rat, an animal that’s never been known to get cancer.


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Fun 40 Seconds
video icon Professor John Howell and family offer an optics lesson


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OMSA Milestone
video icon The Office of Minority Student Affairs celebrates four decades


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Safe Keeping
video icon Anthony Center helps open the door on a locked archive


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Web Response
The University’s main websites “go mobile” with new responsive design


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Crews’ Director
Longtime assistant coach John Gaskin is named director of rowing


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Staying Sharp
Warner School program aims to keep kids academically focused in summer


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Medical Devices
The first class enrolls in new program connecting medicine and engineering


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National Leader
Nancy Bennett is elected to help lead national group on translational medicine


 
DISCOVERY

Discovery

Get the Garbage Out
Newly discovered system that the brain uses to remove waste may be a powerful tool to fight disorders like Alzheimer’s

New Brain Cells?
Medical Center scientists coax brain to regenerate cells lost in Huntington’s

Pain Disparity
Minorities and the poor are treated differently for pain, study shows

ARTS & MUSIC

Arts and Music

Organ Lessons
Eastman School hosts program to help teach the next generation of organ performers

Summer Sings
Eastman School brings the community together

Ensemble Incubator
Philanthropist Paul Judy establishes leadership program for alternative ensembles at the Eastman School

CONNECTIONS

Connections

Weekend Updates
Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan added to Meliora Weekend lineup; online lottery for keynote by former Defense Secretary Robert Gates opens in mid-July

Philly Fete
Alumni and friends gather in Philadelphia to celebrate the Delaware Valley regional launch of The Meliora Challenge


CALENDAR

Calendar

Finger Lakes Art
Biennial exhibition showcasing artists from western and central New York opens July 14

REGIONAL

Happy Birthday, George!
Rochester’s Young Alumni Council hosts celebrations to mark George Eastman’s birthday in DC, Boston, LA, Philly, NYC, and other cities on July 9, 10 & 11

 

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Campus Times

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Meliora Weekend

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Rochester Review

Rochester in the News

Meliora Challenge
 

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