News and Announcements
Part of Intercampus Drive to Close
Starting Monday, Intercampus Drive between Trustee Road and Hutchison Road on the River Campus will be closed while crews work on a utility tunnel and make basin repairs. Vehicles going to Intercampus Drive will be detoured from Wilson Boulevard to Hutchison Road. Pedestrian traffic to and from the Medical Center will be detoured through an alternate path to Zone 2 North (Intercampus Lot) during construction. The project is expected to last approximately two weeks.
Grant Will Fund Study on Blood Transfusion Safety
This week it was announced that blood researchers Neil Blumberg, a professor of pathology and laboratory medicine, and Richard Phipps, a professor of environmental medicine, were among a select group of investigators nationwide who received federal awards to improve the safety of blood transfusions.
State Organization Honors Anti-Violence Program
The Healthcare Association of New York State has recognized the Rochester Youth Violence Partnership, based at the Medical Center, for its efforts to reduce violence and improve community health.
Talk: Religion and Diversity in the Military
The David T. Kearns Center for
Leadership and Diversity presents a talk on "The Roles of Religion and
Diversity in the US Military" with lieutenant commander Abuhena
Saifulislam, at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 9, in Sloan Auditorium.
Saifulislam is the second Muslim chaplain in the U.S. Navy and was the
first Muslim chaplain ever assigned to the U.S. Marine Corps. The talk
is free and open to the community. Call 275-7512 for more information.
University Postcard Book Available in Paperback
A paperback version of Wish You Were Here: A Century of Postcards of the University of Rochester is now available through several online retailers and through campus bookstores. Get it through Lulu (hardcover also available), Barnes and Noble, or Amazon. All profits will be donated to Rush Rhees Library Rare Books and Special Collections.