University of Rochester

@Rochester — June 7, 2007


Today's Forecast:
Mostly Sunny, High 80°
Tomorrow: Partly Sunny, High 89°

In Today's Issue

  • Simon School Commencement 2007
  • Name Change for ITS Solidifies New Identity
  • New Music Service Available
  • Join Fitness Center in June and Save
  • Cancer Center Offers VIP Viewing for Rochester Saturn Criterium
  • Tour University Arboretum
  • Event Highlight: Second Friday Science Social
  • Rochester in the News: Sadhna Kohli on Treating Chemobrain, President Seligman's Garden Party Address
  • In Higher Ed: Graduates Take on Global Health Challenges

News and Announcements

Simon School Commencement 2007
President Seligman will preside over Simon School Commencement ceremonies on Sunday, June 10, at 10 a.m. in the Eastman Theatre.   Read more...

Name Change for ITS Solidifies New Identity
Vice Provost and Chief Information Officer David Lewis announces the renaming of Information Technology Services to University Information Technology. The new name is designed to strengthen University IT's overall strategy to simplify yet optimize technology usage across the University.   Read more...

University Offers New Music Service
A partnership with the online media service Ruckus will give students, faculty, and staff a new service to get legal downloads from a library of 2.5 million-plus songs.   Read more...

Join Fitness Center in June and Save
The Medical Center Fitness and Wellness Center is celebrating its 75th birthday by offering a special membership deal this month. Those who join and elect payroll deduction pay only 75 cents at sign-up through June. Take a free tour, weekdays, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.   Read more...

Wilmot Cancer Center Offers VIP Viewing for Rochester Saturn Criterium
Fans of the Saturn Rochester Twilight Criterium can enjoy an evening of dinner and premium views at the Wilmot Cancer Center VIP Dinner presented by Saturn of Rochester and Saturn of West Ridge on Saturday, June 23, at the Blue Cross Arena.   Read more...

Guided Tour of University Arboretum
The University is offering a free guided tour of the Arboretum on June 12 at 6:15 p.m. Meet on the steps of the Rush Rhees Library.    Read more...


June 8
Second Friday Science Social: Class of '62 Auditorium, Medical Center. 4 p.m.  

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Rochester in the News

CBS News (June 5)
"'Genius Pill' May Relieve Chemobrain"
Sadhna Kohli, research assistant professor at the Wilmot Cancer Center, discusses the results of a Medical Center study that indicates the so-called "genius pill" may help treat the condition known as chemobrain.   Read more...

Democrat and Chronicle (June 6)
"UR Packs a Punch for Area Economy"
Coverage of President Seligman's address on Tuesday during the annual Garden Party.    Read more...

In Higher Education

Boston Globe (June 4)
"Students Called to Global Service"
"The number of graduates from US master's degree programs in international health has grown by 69 percent in the last decade as a part of an overall boom among students interested in saving lives in the poorest parts of the world."   Read more...

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