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53 min ago | University of Rochester

Young Men of Color Envision Academic Success at Annual Symposium

WHO: Nearly 40 minority male high school students from the Rochester City School District will participate in the "Levels 2 Success" symposium, which highlights the benefits and importance of higher education, as well as how professional development plays a role in getting accepted into college.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Rochester, NY

8 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Honorable mentions

Matthew Martin Gregoire, a junior majoring in applied music at the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester, has been named to the dean's list for academic achievement for the fall 2013 semester.


Related Topix: Maine, Kittery, ME, Union Institute & University, McDaniel College

Wed Apr 16, 2014


US college entrance test, the SAT, gets...

Getting into college in the United States will no longer hinge so much on a high school student's grasp of arcane vocabulary or obtuse mathematical formulas.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education


Off-season may not be enough for football players' brains

The time between football seasons may not be enough for players' brains to recover from hard hits to their heads during games and practices, suggests a new, small study.


Related Topix: Rochester, NY

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Ganglionitis and Genetic Cardiac Arrhythmias: More Questions Than Answers [Editorials]

From the Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine and Department of Pathology , University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY.


Related Topix: Rochester, NY

WHEC-TV Rochester

Dr. Brad Berk to speak at Nazareth College Commencement

Dr. Berk suffered a serious spinal cord injury when he fell off his bike in 2009.


Related Topix: Nazareth College, Emory University, University of Washington

Westminster College

Associate English Professor Publishes Essay on Author Elizabeth Bishop

Dr. Bethany Hicok , Westminster associate professor of English, was recently published in The Cambridge Companion to Elizabeth Bishop .


Related Topix: Massachusetts

Times Recorder

Local named to dean's list at University of Rochester

Adams, a resident of Zanesville, is the daughter of Deanna Adams and Greg Adams and a graduate of Zanesville High School.


Related Topix: Zanesville, OH


Violent Video Games Don't Make You Aggressive

To anyone who has seen the carnage of Call of Duty or the gleeful sadism of Grand Theft Auto, the connection drawn in a new psychology study between video games and aggressive behavior may not seem surprising-at least not at first.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Rochester, NY

Bellingham Herald

Finalists announced for best translated books

Bolano's "The Unknown University," translated by Laura Healy, is a poetry nominee.


Related Topix: Arts, Literature

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Don't Judge Books by Their Covers: Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells in Arterial Pathologies [Editorials]

From the Department of Medicine and the Marc and Ruti Bell Vascular Biology Program, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY ; and Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY Correspondence to Edward A. Fisher, MD, PhD, New York University School of Medicine, Smilow 7, ... (more)


Related Topix: New York University, Rochester, NY

Rochester Business Journal

Breathe plans for its next location in College Town

Breathe Yoga & Juice Bar Inc. plans to open its fifth location in October in College Town, a mixed-use community next to the University of Rochester Medical Center, which is slated to open this year.


Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Greece, NY

University of Rochester

How are Depression and Memory Loss Connected?

Past research has long indicated that depression is a big risk factor for memory loss in aging adults.


Related Topix: Depression, Medicine, Nursing

Sun Apr 13, 2014


Methodology of clinical research in rare diseases: development of a...

Methodology of clinical research in rare diseases: development of a research program in juvenile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis via creation of a patient registry and collaboration with patient advocates.


Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Bothell Reporter

Bottling up negative emotions can be just as harmful as acting on them | Gustafson

Having been born and raised in England, I am intimately familiar with the habit of keeping a "stiff upper lip."


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Opinion

The Jersey Journal

Twenty-two Millburn High School juniors receive College Book Awards

Pictured, are: Amber Teetsel, Rebecca Blevins, Madeline Kobberger, Michelle Zhan, Tracy Sonnabend, Sara Steinberg, Margaret Dearey, Kirk Willens, Hannah Kanter, Angela Jin and Tiffany Li.


Related Topix: Brandeis University, Chatham College, New Jersey, Columbia University, Denison University

University of Rochester

Love Hurts: Devotion and Deviance Face Off in Madame de Sade

As a deeply reviled and controversial figure in history, the aristocrat and writer Marquis de Sade fascinated, repelled, and tested the limits of 18th century French decency.


Related Topix: Theater, Hall, NY, Rochester, NY

Rochester Business Journal

CTE Regents diploma is important for economy

There are students in Rochester who are looking for a meaningful career in the trades, but because of a giant barrier, they are unable to learn the skills necessary to get one.


Related Topix: Rochester, NY, Education Etc.

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Scientific Blogging

Early Tibetan Plateau Larger Than Previously Thought - And Younger Too

Known as the "Roof of the World," the Tibetan Plateau covers more than 970,000 square miles in Asia and India and reaches heights of over 15,000 feet.


Related Topix: Syracuse University, Geology, Science, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, University of Connecticut

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Gov. Cuomo had lots to say

Through it all, Cuomo was calm and engaging. Even during our discussion of his $1 billion commitment to Buffalo, which we've criticized in recent weeks, he stuck to his script.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Rochester, NY, Opinion