University of Rochester

@Rochester — May 9, 2007


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In Today's Issue

  • Orientation Leaders Ease Transition for Freshmen
  • Tone and Sculpt with Well-U
  • Friends of Strong Honored for Hard Work, Dedication
  • Learn More about the Retirement Program
  • Event Highlight: Verne Reynolds Celebration Concert
  • Rochester in the News: University Study on Migraines
  • In Higher Ed: Future Looks Brighter for Many New Orleans Campuses

News and Announcements

Orientation Leaders Help Freshmen Make the Leap from Home to Campus
Leaving behind high school friends and Mom's cooking can prove to be stressful for incoming freshmen. That's why the University has a team of student orientation leaders whose job it is to make summer orientation as smooth as possible for incoming students.   Read more...

Tone and Sculpt with Well-U
Well-U is collaborating with the Fitness and Wellness Center to host a presentation about the fundamentals of body sculpting on May 31 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Medical Center.    Read more...

Friends of Strong Honored for Hard Work, Dedication
The Healthcare Association of New York State has recognized the Friends of Strong Memorial Hospital with an Auxiliary Advocacy Recognition Certificate.    Read more...

Learn More about the University Retirement Program
An upcoming information session at the Medical Center on Thursday, May 10, from noon to 1 p.m. features information for employees who are newly eligible for the University retirement program or for those who are new to investing.   Read more...


May 9
Verne Reynolds Celebration Concert: Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School. 7:30 p.m.   

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Rochester in the News

Miami Herald (May 8)
"5 Things You Didn't Know about . . . Migraines"
The report highlights new research conducted at the Medical Center that indicates migraines act like mini-strokes, starving the brain of oxygen. Scientists think this could explain why some migraine sufferers are prone to strokes and heart attacks.   Read more...

In Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education (May 8)
"Future Looks Brighter for Many New Orleans Campuses as Projected Enrollments Rise"
"After a dismal year for colleges and universities in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina, the enrollment outlook for this fall is looking a lot brighter."   Read more...

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