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In Today's Issue

  • Neurologists Honored at Nation's Capitol
  • Hear about Progress of the Research Strategic Plan
  • University Mourns Loss of Longtime Orthodontics Chair
  • Event Created to Curb Kids' Car Accidents
  • Vets, Servicemen and Women Invited to Meeting
  • Leadership Coaching Program Open for Faculty, Staff
  • Need to Loosen Up? Grab a Massage

News and Announcements

Neurologists Honored at Nation's Capitol
Richard Moxley and Charles Thornton, professors of neurology, have been recognized by In an event at the U.S. Capitol the two were honored for their contribution to the treatment of myotonic dystrophy. Read more...

Hear about Progress of the Research Strategic Plan
The Scientific Advisory Committee, a faculty group that works to guide the Medical Center's research strategic plan, will meet from 3:30 to 4:40 Wednesday, Sept. 24, in Upper Auditorium (3-7619) in the Medical Center. Among the items slated for discussion are an introduction to the committee, an overview of the plan and its current progress, and internal funding programs overseen by the committee.

University Marks Loss of Longtime Orthodontics Chair
J. Daniel Subtelny, a longtime chair and faculty member at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health, died Sept. 17 at the age of 92. Over the course of his 60-year career, he founded the Cleft Palate Team at the Eastman Dental Dispensary and incorporated the diagnosis and treatment of patients with craniofacial anomalies into his orthodontic curriculum. Read more...

Event Created to Curb Kids' Car Accidents
The Medical Center's Injury Free Coalition for Kids will add to its smart teen driving program an interactive, educational event Oct. 4 called the “Young Roc Roadeo." A $30,000 grant from the Allstate Foundation funds the program, co-created by the University's Emergency Department and Golisano Children’s Hospital. It aims to share with young drivers safe-driving messages and reduce the number of car-related injuries among the same age group. Read more...

Vets, Servicemen and Women Invited to Meeting
The University's Veterans Alliance will hold a kickoff meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, in room 407 of Schlegel Hall. The Veteran’s Alliance provides veteran and active-service students, staff, faculty, and alumni, as well as their families with the resources, support, and advocacy they may need to succeed in higher education. RSVP to

Leadership Coaching Program Open for Faculty, Staff
Applications are being accepted for four openings in the leadership coaching certificate program. The program for senior faculty and staff begins Oct. 7. It is a partnership between the Warner School and local executive leadership development firm McArdle Ramerman. The program is accredited by the International Coach Federation and meets University requirements for a noncredit-course tuition waiver. For more information and application materials, click here or contact Frederick Jefferson at

Need to Loosen Up? Grab a Massage
Spots remain open for Well-U's complimentary, 10-minute massages for University employees. They will be offered today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today in the Ryan Case Method Room (1-9576) in the Medical Center. Spots fill up quickly. Enroll here, or visit with questions.

Sept. 23, 2014

Today's Forecast:
Sunny, 71°
Sunny, 74°

Today's Event Highlight
Eastman Jazz Showcase
8 p.m., Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (Sept. 25)
UR Press Celebrates 25 Years
Beginning its 26th year this month, the UR Press has provided a needed avenue for academic research and is holding a variety of events this fall to celebrate its first 25 years.

10WHEC-TV (Sept. 20)
U of R Students Move into New Dorms After Weeks of Staying in Hotels
On Saturday, upperclassmen and women moved into their dorms at Brooks Crossing. They started bright and early, carrying all their furniture, including beds, mattresses, and bags in for the first time.

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