June 14, 2007
Today's Forecast: Partly Cloudy, 76°
Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, 81°
- Opening Weekend for Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition
- Voyager Catalog Upgrade: June 18 to 22
- Puzas Leads National Effort to Improve Bone, Muscle Health
- Access World News
- Swing into Good Health
- 'Sunflower Days' Benefits Visiting Nurse Hospice
- Event Highlight: Defensive Driving Course
- Rochester in the News: New Rochester Program to Benefit Patients Suffering with Brain and Spinal Tumors
- In Higher Ed: College Leaders Push for Carbon Neutrality
Opening Weekend for Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition
This weekend celebrate the opening of the 61st Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition at the Memorial Art Gallery with an opening party on June 16 and free admission day on June 17. Call 473-7720. ext. 3510, for more details and ticket information.
Voyager Catalog Upgrade: June 18 to 22
During the week of June 18 to 22 faculty, staff, and students may experience intermittent interruptions in searching the River Campus Libraries Voyager Catalog. During the upgrade, borrowers will be unable to self-renew their loans or place requests.
Puzas Leads National Effort to Improve Bone, Muscle Health
J. Edward Puzas, Donald and Mary Clark Professor of Orthopaedics at the Medical Center, recently took over the helm of an organization that is leading a decade-long effort to improve research, public awareness, and treatment of bone and joint disorders.
Access World News
Interested in international news? Access World News is available on trial until June 25, offering full text searching of thousands of international news titles, including current English translations of newspapers from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and South America.
Swing into Good Health
The Medical Center and Strong Health are cosponsoring a 3.5 mile walk, health fair, and healthy breakfast on Tuesday, June 19, from 6 to 9:30 a.m. at Locust Hill Country Club. Space is limited for the free event. Reserve a spot by calling 427-7100, or online at www.swingintogoodhealth.com.
'Sunflower Days' Benefits Visiting Nurse Hospice
Rochester-area Wilson Farms/Sugar Creek stores are collaborating with local hospice agencies to present "Sunflower Days"—a four-week program to raise funds and awareness about hospice services for people who are terminally ill. For information, call Visiting Nurse Hospice at 787-2233.
Defensive Driving Course:
Medical Center, Conference Room 2-7608A. 5 to 8 p.m.
For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar
in the News
News-Medical.net, Australia (June 12)
"New Rochester Program to Coordinate Patient Care, Research for Patients Suffering with Brain and Spinal Tumors"
"The University of Rochester Medical Center and its Department of Neurosurgery are establishing a new multidisciplinary program to coordinate patient care, research and community outreach efforts for patients suffering with brain and spinal tumors."
New York Times (June 13)
"College Leaders Push for Carbon Neutrality"
"The list of universities and colleges putting up green buildings, buying alternative energy, and otherwise shelling out money to green their campuses gets longer every day. And yesterday many of them put their mouths where their money is."
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