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@Rochester — July 20, 2007

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Today's Forecast:
Scattered Showers, 74°
Tomorrow: Sunny, 80°

In Today's Issue

  • Medical Center Announces Neuromedicine Partnership
  • Field Hockey Coach Named
  • Final Concert in Carillon Summer Series
  • July-August Issue of HR Intercom Available Online
  • Event Highlight: Going for Baroque
  • Rochester in the News: Eastman Origins of 'New Horizons'
  • In Higher Ed: College Board Tries to Police Use of 'Advanced Placement' Label

News and Announcements

Medical Center, Rochester General Announce Neuromedicine Partnership
Rochester's two largest health systems Thursday announced an agreement that will improve access and quality of care for individuals with neurological disorders. The Medical Center and Rochester General Hospital have formed a partnership that makes Rochester General an affiliate of the Medical Center's neuromedicine program.   Read more...

Wendy Andreatta Is Named Head Field Hockey Coach
Wendy Andreatta, who has played and coached on the major college level for 14 years, is the new head coach of the field hockey team at the University.   Read more...

Final Concert in Hopeman Memorial Carillon Summer Recital Series
French carillonneur Charles Dairay will perform an original composition as well as works by Byrnes, Bach, Bernstein, and Aznavour on Monday, July 30, in the final concert of the carillon summer series. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs, and picnic baskets to listen to the music on the Eastman Quadrangle.   Read more...

July-August 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...

Events

July 22
Going for Baroque: Performance on the Italian Baroque organ. Herdle Fountain Court, Memorial Art Gallery. 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.  

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar

Rochester in the News

Waterloo (Iowa) Courier (July 16)
"And the Band Played On"
A story on a Waterloo, Iowa, area ensemble of musicians in their 50s and 60s notes that the idea for such New Horizons bands originated at the Eastman School, where Roy Ernst, now professor emeritus, established the first one more than a decade ago. “His philosophy was anyone could learn to play music at a level that would bring a sense of accomplishment and the ability to perform in a group. There are more than 130 organizations in the United States, Canada, and Europe,” the story notes.   Read more...

In Higher Education

New York Times (July 18)
"College Board Tries to Police Use of 'Advanced Placement' Label"
“[F]or the first time, the College Board is creating a list of classes each school is authorized to call AP and reviewing the syllabuses for those classes. The list, expected in November, is both an effort to protect the College Board brand and an attempt to ensure that Advanced Placement classes cover what college freshmen learn, so colleges can safely award credit to students who do well on AP exams.”   Read more...

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