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In Today's Issue

  • Make a Gift by June 30 and Help Make History
  • Study: Filtering Donor Blood Reduces Complications
  • Eastman's Summer Concert Season Begins
  • Hopeman Memorial Carillon Recitals in July
  • Walking Club Will Help Golisano Children's Hospital

News and Announcements

Make a Gift by June 30 and Help Make History
With the end of the fiscal year fast approaching, University Advancement reminds you that now through June 30, there is an opportunity to make history while making a difference. Gifts to the Annual Fund may help the University double its Annual Fund in five years—a virtually unprecedented achievement in higher education.

Study: Filtering Donor Blood Reduces Complications
Medical Center researchers have discovered another reason to filter the foreign white cells from donor blood: the resulting blood product is associated with dramatically fewer cardiopulmonary complications for patients who received a transfusion.

Eastman's Summer Concert Season Begins
The Eastman School's summer concert season, ranging from piano competitions to faculty recitals, starts next week. See the schedule.

Hopeman Memorial Carillon Recitals in July
Music lovers can hear the sounds of the University's carillon at the annual Hopeman Memorial Carillon Recital Series in July. There are four free programs at 7 p.m. every Monday next month.

Walking Club Will Help Golisano Children's Hospital
Registration ends July 7 for the UR Walking Club, a program that runs from July 12 to Aug. 20. Participants earn points for steps taken on deliberate walks. The program culminates with a benefit walk for Golisano Children's Hospital on Aug. 20. The top three walkers will win cash prizes.

June 23, 2009
Partly Cloudy
Today's Forecast:
Partly Cloudy, High 84°
AM Thundershowers, High 77°
Today's Event Highlight
National Trails Day
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Carlson Library Porch. 

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Rochester in the News
MSN (June 22)
'MP3 Players Might Harm Hearing'
The findings are important because they document a troubling "temporary threshold shift" in hearing associated with MP3 players, says Robert Frisina, associate director of the International Center for Hearing & Speech Research at the Medical Center. Read more...

In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (June 21)
'Experts Ponder the Future of the American University'
U.S. institutions will have to change, an international panel of experts said Monday, if they want to retain their edge and help the country in an economy ever more dependent on knowledge and innovation. Read more...

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