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In Today's Issue

  • Protecting Dialysis Patients Is Study's Focus
  • Cardiologist Transforms Care of Patients with Rare Disorder
  • Fair Connects Students with Research Opportunities
  • New Meter Mail Slips Required
  • Meet with an Entrepreneur-in-Residence
  • Learn about Simon Business School Programs
  • Fall for Fitness with Lifestyle Management Program
  • Lasik Seminars Planned This Month

News and Announcements

Protecting Dialysis Patients Is Study's Focus
Medical Center researchers are leading the largest clinical trial ever conducted that is focused on reducing sudden cardiac death in dialysis patients. Read more...

Cardiologist Transforms Care of Patients with Rare Disorder
A special commentary in the September/October issue of Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases details Arthur Moss’s contribution to the treatment of a rare and potentially fatal heart rhythm disorder. Moss is the Bradford C. Berk, MD, PhD Distinguished Professor. Read more...

Fair Connects Students with Research Opportunities
The Office of Undergraduate Research held a research fair to help guide students through the process of taking part in research as undergraduates. Watch the video.

New Meter Mail Slips Required
As the University continues its transition to UR Financials (Workday), new meter mail slips are required to comply with the new FAO account numbers. Departments sending mail through University Mail Services should click here to request new meter mail slips. Fill out one request for each account using metered mail. New slips, which can be copied and distributed throughout the department, will be emailed back to you. Previous FRS versions can be destroyed. Direct questions to Christine Coffey at or 273-5149.

Meet with an Entrepreneur-in-Residence
The University's Entrepreneurs-in-Residence program offers a chance to seek advice from seasoned entrepreneurs. John Hawkins, vice president of Paramax Corp. and president of Benchview Management Corp., will hold office hours on Tuesday, October 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Carol Simon Hall. Hawkins has expertise in service and technology industries, strategic growth, and investment banking. Attorney Scott Catlin, associate vice president for technology ventures at UR Ventures, will hold office hours on Tuesday, October 13, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the CTSI Director’s Suite (1.213) in Saunders Research Building. Appointments are required: book with John Hawkins or book with Scott Catlin; or call 276-3500.

Learn about Simon Business School Programs
First-time visitors are invited to spend an evening learning about Simon Business School programs and determine which may best suit you. An open house will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, October 27, in the Schlegel Hall Rotunda. The full-time MBA and MS, part-time MS, as well as the executive MBA program and the professional MBA (PMBA) will be covered. Faculty, Admissions staff, and current students will be present and answer your questions. For those interested, there will be an opportunity to attend a class at 5:45 p.m. Register here.

Fall for Fitness with Lifestyle Management Program
Learn strategies to improve your cardiovascular and muscular fitness by enrolling in “Physically Active You,” a lifestyle management program available to eligible individuals enrolled in a University health care plan. Two eight-week sessions begin from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, October 10, at the Healthy Living Center, 46 Prince St., and from 7:45 to 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 13, at the Saunders Research Building. Participants will earn $100 upon completion of the program. Enroll online. Direct questions to, or call 530-2050.

Lasik Seminars Planned This Month
Join Scott MacRae and the laser vision correction staff of the Flaum Eye Institute at 100 Meridian Centre in Brighton for a free Lasik seminar on October 14 or October 28 at 5:30 p.m. Learn about year-end savings of up to $1,000 for University employees and immediate family members. Register online or call 273-2020.

October 9, 2015
Today's Forecast:
Rain, High 63°
Mostly Sunny, High 53°

Today's Event Highlight
Cinema Group Film: Minions
7 p.m., Hoyt Auditorium

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Rochester in the News
Rochester Business Journal (October 7)
UR Names Entrepreneurship Center for Mark and Carolyn Ain
The Center for Entrepreneurship is being named the Ain Center for Entrepreneurship, University officials announced Wednesday, in recognition of the generosity of Mark Ain '67S (MBA), a University Trustee, and his wife, Carolyn.

Inside Philanthropy (October 7)
An Emmy for Your Thoughts: Behind a Big Campus Music Gift by This Alumni Couple
The Eastman School recently received a $2 million gift from alumni couple Jeff Beal '85E and Joan Beal '84E to launch the Beal Institute for Film Music and Contemporary Media. The institute will support student internships, scholarships, and projects; instruction; visiting artist residencies; technology and infrastructure; and will also enhance the new jazz and contemporary media graduate degree program.

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