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@Rochester: News for University of Rochester

In Today's Issue

  • Researchers Awarded $3.4M Grant for HIV-Drug Study
  • Strong West Debuts Surgical Center
  • Fringe Fest Programs Ready for Pick-Up
  • @Rochester Takes Holiday Off, Too

News and Announcements

Researchers Awarded $3.4M Grant for HIV-Drug Study
Researchers at the Medical Center and the University of Nebraska have received a $3.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study an experimental HIV-drug combination that appears to rid white blood cells of the virus. Read more...

Strong West Debuts Surgical Center
The first procedures at the new ambulatory surgical center at Strong West in Brockport are scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 2. The state Department of Health approved the center's construction in February. Read more...

Fringe Fest Programs Ready for Pick-Up
Event guides for the Fringe Festival are now available on campus, in Wilson Commons and other common areas. Read more about the University's participation in the festival.

@Rochester Takes Holiday Off, Too
Due to the Labor Day holiday Sept. 1, the next issue of @Rochester will be Tuesday, Sept. 2. Submissions for Tuesday's issue are due by noon today and should be sent to

Aug. 29, 2014
Today's Forecast:
Partly Cloudy, High 76°
P.M. T-storms, High 88°

Today's Event Highlight
Yoshitoshi's 36 Ghosts
11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Memorial Art Gallery

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Rochester in the News
New York Times (Aug. 27)
Pizza and Parenthood
In an opinion piece, contributor Jennifer Finney Boylan writes about her family's pizza-night tradition: “'This is good pizza,' Sean, my younger son, said. We’d be off to the University of Rochester a few days later, where he intends to study engineering and astrophysics."

Huffington Post (Aug. 27)
The Pros and Cons of the Most Common On-Campus Jobs
"I feel so fortunate that I get paid to talk about reading and writing, my two passions," says Katherine Varga, a senior who works at the University's Writing and Speaking Center.

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