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- Larson Named
Michael W. Scandling Professor of Education
- Awards Recognize
Medical Center Employees
- Rochester Scholars
Program for Teens
- Visiting Nurse
Service Supports National Campaign
- Event Highlight:
Retirement Info. Session
in the News: Dorsey on the Rise of Parkinson's, Rochester's Efforts
to Promote Sustainability in Dining
- In Higher
Democrats' 2007 Budget Proposals
Scholar Appointed to Endowed Professorship Honoring Michael W. Scandling
A renowned scholar on literacy, Joanne Larson has been named the Michael
W. Scandling Professor of Education at the Warner School. Professor
and chair of the teaching and curriculum program, Larson is well known
for her research and publications in language and literacy.
Excellence Awards Recognize Employees, Teams
During the annual meeting of the Medical Center Board on January 29,
Chairman Robert Hurlbut presented the 2006 Chairman’s Excellence
Awards to employees whose professional and personal standards exemplify
quality patient care.
Scholars Offers Winter-Break Program for Teens
Rochester Scholars is now accepting registrations for the February 19
to 23 winter break session. The program offers 22 noncredit classes
for students in grades 9 to 12 and 10 noncredit classes for students
in grades 6 to 8 in the sciences, social sciences, engineering, and
humanities. To register or for more information, call 275-2344 or visit
Nurse Service Helps Launch National Campaign
Representatives from Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester and Monroe
County, including President and CEO Vicky Hines, recently joined IPRO,
New York State's Medicare Quality Improvement Organization, in launching
the 2007 Home Health in Quality Improvement National Campaign.
Take Stage with Solo Performances
Two Rochester alumnae return to campus next month to present one-woman
shows exploring the complications that arise in exploring family histories.
Understanding the University's Retirement Program: Office of Educational
Resources (2-7545), Medical Center, noon to 1 p.m.
for more events.
in the News
Is on the Rise
The report highlights new research by neurologist and senior instructor
E. Ray Dorsey and his Medical Center colleagues that indicates the number
of people with Parkinson's disease will increase from 4.1 million people
worldwide to 8.7 million in the next 25 years. (See the Medical Center
Conscious Menus in Vogue on Campus
The article examines University efforts to incorporate locally grown
and organic foods into campus dining.
of Higher Education (January 30)
Leaders in Congress Propose Increases for Scientific Research and Pell
Grants in 2007 Budget
"Late Monday night Congress's Democratic leadership proposed a
spending bill for the rest of the 2007 fiscal year that would provide
comparatively large increases for the maximum Pell Grant award and for
physical-sciences and biomedical research."
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