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In Today's Issue

  • Heart Failure Device Offers Glimpse of Personalized Medicine
  • Two Receive Jazz Festival Scholarships
  • Institute Explores Education Options for Disabled Students
  • Walkers Wanted for Puerto Rican Parade

News and Announcements

Heart Failure Device Offers Glimpse of Personalized Medicine
Cardiologists at the Medical Center are the first in the nation to enroll in a clinical trial for an investigational management system for congestive heart failure patients. The technology will help patients and their doctors more closely monitor heart health status on a daily basis and potentially could impact the progression of heart failure.

Two Receive Jazz Festival Scholarships
Saxophonist Erik Stabnau of Brighton and guitarist Alex Patrick of Penfield are the recipients of the ninth annual Rochester International Jazz Festival/Eastman School of Music Scholarships and will attend the Eastman School this fall as freshmen in the Department of Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media.

Institute Explores Education Options for Disabled Students
Families and professionals interested in learning more about inclusive postsecondary education options and opportunities for students with developmental disabilities graduating from high school can register for the Institute for Innovative Transition 2010 Summer Institute to be held July 22.

Walkers Wanted for Puerto Rican Parade
The Latino Professional Alliance will walk in the Puerto Rican Parade in downtown Rochester at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 31. Faculty and staff interested in participating or who would like more information should e-mail Shannon Colon or call 758-7746 by Wednesday, June 30.

June 18, 2010
Today's Forecast:
Sunny, High 84°
Isolated Thunderstorms, High 90°
Today's Event Highlight
Exhibition: Tennyson's Arthurian Poem
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rush Rhees Library Robbins Library. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
WXXI (June 17)
'Congressman Lee's Fundraising Under the Microscope'
David Primo, an associate professor of political science, says investigations by the House Office of Congressional Ethics typically result in a "slap on the wrist," if there is a documented offense. The real danger, he says, is that a serious challenger to Lee might crop up, and use the investigation against the congressman in a campaign. Read more...

In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (June 16)
'Private Colleges Plan Deep Partnerships to Weather Financial Challenges'
Administrators from a diverse group of private colleges say a new business model based on collaboration is on the way, and could be critical for those colleges' survival. Read more...

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