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@Rochester — April 24, 2007


Today's Forecast:
Partly Cloudy, 64°
Tomorrow: Showers, 47°

In Today's Issue

  • Grant Endows Alan and Jane Handler Scholars
  • Students Earn National Science Award
  • Supporting Students with Autism
  • The African-American and Latino Leadership Open House
  • HR Intercom Available Online
  • Defensive Driving Course
  • Event Highlight: Public Debate
  • Rochester in the News: Nancy Stanwood on Abortion Debate
  • In Higher Ed: Salary Gap

News and Announcements

Grant Endows Alan and Jane Handler Scholars
The University has established a scholarship fund, the beneficiaries of which will be called the Alan and Jane Handler Scholars, with a $500,000 grant from the Handler Charitable Trust.   Read more...

Three Students Earn National Science Award
Senior Robert Penna and doctoral students Ryan Cowley and Brooke Chuzles have been awarded the 2007 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.   Read more...

Paula Kluth Speaks on Supporting and Educating Students with Autism, Other Disabilities
Paula Kluth, a renowned expert in the field of autism and inclusion, will speak at two upcoming events in late May.   Read more...

The African-American and Latino Leadership Open House
The Human Resources Office of Multicultural Affairs and Inclusion and the United Way of Greater Rochester invite faculty and staff to attend the African-American and Latino Leadership Development Programs Open House on April 25 in the LeChase Assembly Room (G-9576) at the Medical Center at 5:30 p.m. RSVP to 275-2200 or   Read more...

April Issue of HR Intercom Available Online
View the latest issue of HR Intercom, a newsletter with up-to-date information about Human Resources programs and resources.   Read more...

Defensive Driving Course
A six-hour defensive driving course is being offered at the Medical Center. Proceeds benefit the Cardiology Unit. May 1 and 3, 5-8 p.m.; May 7 and 9, 6-9 p.m.; May 15 and 17, 4-7 p.m.; and May 19, 9-3:30 p.m. To register, call 905-9420.   


April 24
Rochester Debate Union: "Resolution—The United States should immediately withdraw troops from Iraq." Hoyt Auditorium. 6:30 pm.  

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Rochester in the News

Los Angeles Times (April 22)
"Justice Kennedy at Center of Abortion Debate"
"It is patronizing. And for them to tell us how to practice medicine is dangerous," says Nancy Stanwood, professor of obstetrics and gynecology, in an article about the recent Supreme Court decision upholding a federal ban on partial-birth abortions.   Read more...

In Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education (April 23)
"Pay Gap Between Men and Women Begins Immediately After Graduation, Study Says"
"The salary gap between men and women emerges immediately after college and continues to widen throughout their careers, says a report released on Friday by the American Association of University Women Educational Foundation."   Read more...

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