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In Today's Issue

  • Two Join Board of Trustees
  • Study Shows Key Role of Vitamin D Receptors
  • Lecture: Role of Religion and Diversity in the Military
  • Work on Mt. Hope Avenue Continues
  • Breakfast at Simon School Introduces New Program
  • Next 'Summer in the City' Lecture is Friday

News and Announcements

Two Join Board of Trustees
Laurence Kessler, a Rochester entrepreneur and owner of restaurant development companies, and Kathleen McMorran Murray, owner and founder of a consulting firm that specializes in driving complex business improvement initiatives, have been elected to five-year terms on the University's Board of Trustees.
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Study Shows Key Role of Vitamin D Receptors
Vitamin D receptors play a key role in regulating "gut flora," the trillions of bacterial microbes in the human digestive tract, according to a Medical Center study. The findings could have implications for the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases and colon cancer.
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Lecture: Role of Religion and Diversity in the Military
Chaplain (Lt. Cmdr.) Abuhena Saifulislam will discusses the role that religion and diversity play in the military at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 9, in Sloan Auditorium, Goergen Hall. Sponsored by the David T. Kearns Center, the event is free and open to the public.
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Work on Mt. Hope Avenue Continues
For the rest of the week, contractors will be working on Mount Hope Avenue from Elmwood Avenue and Rossiter Road. Paving is expected to begin Monday, July 12, on Mt. Hope from Elmwood to Byron Street. The paving project had been scheduled for this week, but was delayed by some last-minute changes to the project.
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Breakfast at Simon School Introduces New Program
The Simon School is hosting a breakfast from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 14, for people interested in learning about the school's accelerated Professional MBA (PMBA) program, a new program designed for working professionals seeking to advance their business knowledge in a collaborative environment. Held in the Schlegel Hall Rotunda, the information session begins at 8 a.m. Call 275-3533 or e-mail admissions@simon.rochester.edu to register.
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Next 'Summer in the City' Lecture is Friday
The Center for Community Health presents "Second Opinion and Healthy You," part of its Summer in the City lecture series, at noon on Friday, July 9, in the LeChase Assembly Hall (G-9576), Medical Center. Elissa Orlando, vice president of television at WXXI, and Roger Oskvig, an associate professor of geriatrics at the Medical Center, will discuss the production of the national health series, Second Opinion, which features Rochester-area doctors. Orlando and Stephen Cook, an associate professor of geriatrics at the Medical Center, will discuss a child-obesity initiative that uses TV, radio, and the web to reach kids and families. A light lunch will be served.

July 8, 2010
Sunny/Hot
Today's Forecast:
Mostly Sunny, High 93°
Tomorrow:
Scattered T-Storms, High 85°

Today's Event Highlight
Movie: The Hangover
9 p.m. Hoyt Auditorium. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
YNN (July 6)
'UR Nursing School Grant to Fund Scholarships'
The School of Nursing received a grant to help boost enrollment. Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (July 7)
'Low-Income Students and the Perpetuation of Inequality'
An author discusses why higher education isn't leading to greater social mobility. Read more...

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