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@Rochester — July 10, 2007

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In Today's Issue

  • School of Nursing Launches Doctor of Nursing Practice Program
  • MAG Event Celebrates Art and Culture of Ireland
  • Magazine Praises Good Living and Learning in Rochester Region
  • Event Highlight: Working Together to Reduce Teen Pregnancy
  • Rochester in the News: Gibbons Helps Plan New University in India
  • In Higher Ed: Inflation Eats Into Recent Growth in State Spending on Student Aid

News and Announcements

School of Nursing Launches Upstate New York's First Doctor of Nursing Practice Program
Responding to the growing complexity of health care delivery systems, a burgeoning health care workforce shortage and increasing educational demands on nurses, the School of Nursing announced it will launch a new doctor of nursing practice degree program this September.    Read more...

MAG Event Celebrates Art and Culture of Ireland
Celebrate the art and culture of Rochester's sister city of Waterford, Ireland, Thursday, July 12 at 7 p.m. at the Memorial Art Gallery. Peter Jordan, senior lecturer in the history and theory of art at the Waterford Institute of Technology, speaks on the Waterford Municipal Art Collection. Admission is free to MAG members and Greater Rochester Irish Center members.  

Flight Magazine Praises Good Living and Learning in Rochester Region
The July issue of US Airways Magazine hails Rochester with a 70-page profile about its best-known sights, the strengths of its colleges and universities, and its reputation as an innovator. Photographs, stories, and quotes describe how the University and its people contribute to the region's excellence.   Read more...

Events

July 10
Working Together to Reduce Teen Pregnancy: Medical Center, LeChase Assembly (G-9576). Noon to 1 p.m.  

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar

Rochester in the News

Chronicle of Higher Education (July 13)
"For Planners, the Opportunity of a Lifetime"
Susan Gibbons, associate dean of libraries, helped to "sketch the broad outlines of a curriculum for 100,000 students" at a planned university in the state of Orissa, in eastern India.   Read more...

In Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education (July 9)
"Inflation Eats Into Recent Growth in State Spending on Student Aid"
"The growth of state spending on student financial aid slowed in the 2005-6 academic year, especially after taking inflation into account, according to a report being released this week by the National Association of State Student Grant and Aid Programs, or Nassgap."   Read more...

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