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In Today's Issue

  • UR Medicine Opens Doors on Neuromedicine ICU
  • Kearns Center to Host Research Day
  • Weight Loss: Enrollment Open for Six New Programs
  • Well-U Health Trivia Game

News and Announcements

UR Medicine Opens Doors on Neuromedicine ICU
UR Medicine opened a new state-of-the-art unit dedicated to highly specialized care for people with serious and life-threatening neurological conditions, like strokes, seizures, brain and spinal tumors, and traumatic brain injury. Read more...

Kearns Center to Host Research Day
The University community is invited to the David T. Kearns Center Research Day on Thursday, July 31. The event consists of research presentations by the Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program Scholars (9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.) in Hoyt Auditorium and the Hajim School Xerox Engineering Fellows (3:30 to 5 p.m.) in Munnerlyn Atrium, Goergen Hall. Contact Nick Valentino at 275-7512 with any questions.

Weight Loss: Enrollment Open for Six New Programs

The University's Lifestyle Management Program, in partnership with Well-U, is offering six new weight loss programs to give employees tools and support to lose weight and keep it off through healthy lifestyle changes. The jump-start "Weight Loss Program" provides 22 weeks of support in weekly group and individual sessions. The "Weight Loss for Life" program provides 12 group sessions for employees who have lost weight and want to keep it off or to lose more. Programs are offered in a variety of locations, on different days and times, including noon and late afternoon. Two programs begin in August; the rest in September. Enroll here.

Well-U Health Trivia Game
Join Well-U and the Healthy Living Center for a Who Wants to Be a Millionaire–style trivia game from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, July 31, in Auditorium K-207 (2-6408), Medical Center. Questions will be related to nutrition and exercise. Refreshments will be served and Well-U will be giving away prizes. Enroll on the Well-U enrollment page. Direct questions to

July 29, 2014
Chance Showers
Today's Forecast:
Late showers, High 73°
T-storms, High 72°

Today's Event Highlight
Eastman Summer Trombone Institute Faculty Jazz Night
7:30 p.m., Hatch Recital Hall, Eastman East Wing                          

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Rochester in the News
National Public Radio (July 28)
People Who Feel They Have A Purpose In Life Live Longer
Postdoctoral fellow Nicholas Turiano say he has found that those with a greater direction in life are more likely to outlive their peers.   
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle (7/25)

UR Summer School Brings Parents on Board
Horizons at Warner has added moms and dads to the mix, giving the children more role models and the teachers a different perspective on their charges.

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