News and Announcements
Study: Good Cholesterol Isn’t Always Good For You
A Medical Center study is the first to find that a high level of the supposedly good cholesterol places a subgroup of patients at high risk for recurrent coronary events, such as chest pain, heart attack, and death.
Sports Information Director Wins National Award
Rochester's sports information director Dennis O'Donnell has won the College Sports Information Directors of America Warren Berg Award, presented annually in recognition of outstanding contributions to the field of college sports information.
United Way Pledge Forms
The University's 2010 United Way Campaign is winding down after
surpassing its $1.3 million goal. If you would like to help the
community. there's still time. You can make a pledge through May 31 by
visiting the University's United Way Web
site. After May 31, you can print a paper pledge form from the
site, which will continue to be available year-round. If you need
assistance, contact the University's United Way office at
Discounts Available for University Employees
The Regional Area Recreation and
Employee Services Association (RARES)
offers University employees a chance to
save on hundreds of area and
national products and services including
amusement parks, car
washes, movie tickets, zoos and more.
RARES ID cards are available at
several on-campus and off-site
Apply Now For Pre-College Summer Programs
Rochester's Pre-College Programs allow students in grades 6–12 to
explore the University and its resources. Summer session application deadlines are: Rochester Scholars Residential, June
4; Rochester Scholars Commuter, June 10; and Rochester Scholars Jr.,
June 24. Discounts are available for children and grandchildren of
alumni, staff, and faculty. See the course catalog or call 275-3221 for details.
Camp Will Focus on Teen Athlete Performance
University Sports Medicine will hold a performance enhancement camp
this summer to give high school and college athletes the opportunity to
learn strength and conditioning skills.
Post-Retirement Benefits Plus Income Session
The Benefits Office will hold a free information session offering an
overview of the University benefit plans available during retirement to
faculty and staff. The session will take place at noon today in ACF-B
(2-1318) in the Medical Center. A representative from TIAA-CREF will
discuss saving for retirement and available distribution options. For
more information, visit the Benefits Web site.