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@Rochester -- Jan. 12, 2007


Friday's Forecast:
Showers, High: 45°
Tomorrow: Rain/Snow Mix, High: 39°

In Today's Issue

  • Occupational and Environmental Medicine Is Moving
  • Warner Hosts Writing Project
  • Forgiveness Exhibit
  • Events: Second Friday Science Social, William Warfield Concert, Managing Money
  • In the Headlines: Rochester's Entrepreneurship Programs, Lennie and Others on Growth in the College

News and Announcements

Two New Homes for Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Beginning Monday, January 15, Occupational and Environmental Medicine will begin seeing patients in two distinct locations. Services provided to Strong Health employees will be relocated to the second floor of the Ambulatory Care Facility (ACF-2). Due to the move, no services will be provided on Friday, January 12. For a short time, Occupational Medicine will be located within the Ambulatory Surgery area, but will expand its footprint as space becomes available. In addition, new walk-in clinic hours have been changed as follows: Tuesdays from 7 to 11 a.m. and Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m. The portion of Occupational and Environmental Medicine that provides physicals and other health care services to area companies will relocate to Calkins Corporate Park, 400 Red Creek Dr., Suite 220. For more information, call 487-1010. For appointments, call 487-1000.

Warner to Host New National Writing Project Site
The Warner School of Education has received a $30,000 grant from the National Writing Project to establish the Genesee Valley Writing Project. Local teachers will be invited to participate in summer and school-year programs focused on improving the quality of student writing and learning.

Victims Write Words of Forgiveness in Exhibit on Reconciliation
A photographic exhibition featuring stories of forgiveness from victims of violence or tragedy will be on view in the Interfaith Chapel from Thursday, January 18, through Wednesday, January 31. The exhibit opens with a reception at 5 p.m. on Thursday, January 18, that will be followed by an interfaith service commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. at 7 p.m. in the chapel's sanctuary.


January 12
Second Friday Science Social: Cardiologist Arthur Moss, "High-Definition Channels—In the Heart." Case Methods Room (Room 1-9576), Medical Center, 4 p.m.

January 14
William Warfield Concert: Tickets required. Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School, 4 p.m.

January 17
Financial Health Bite Seminar: "Managing Your Money." RSVP five days before the event by calling 295-5166. Gowen Room, River Campus, noon.

See these calendars for more events: Currents, Eastman School, Medical Center, Warner School, School of Nursing, and Memorial Art Gallery.

Rochester in the News

Inside Higher Ed (January 11)
New Definition for Liberal Education

A report about curricular goals released Wednesday by the Association of American Colleges and Universities cites Rochester's efforts to adopt a series of programs "to make entrepreneurship a skill that is reflected throughout the curriculum."

Democrat and Chronicle (January 11)
UR to Build on Academics at the College
Peter Lennie, the Robert L. and Mary L. Sproull Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Sciences and Engineering, and others at the University comment on potential growth in the number of faculty, students, and programs offerings in the College.

In Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education (January 11)
Supreme Court Ruling in Patent Case Could Be Costly for Universities That License Inventions
"A U.S. Supreme Court decision handed down this week in a patent-law case could create some disruptive and expensive situations for the many universities that increasingly depend on licenses to commercialize their inventions, according to several experts."

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