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In Today's Issue

  • Summer Intensive English Program Offered
  • Deaf Health Research Group Starts Online Directory
  • University Mourns Loss of Sandra Cooper
  • Go Green: A Look at Green Cleaning
  • 'Summer in the City' Lecture Series Continues

News and Announcements

Summer Intensive English Program Offered
The Office of Summer and Part-time Studies is accepting applications for the 4-week Summer Intensive English Program. Students at all levels work five days a week, six hours a day, for four weeks, to improve their English skills, pronunciation and conversation, reading comprehension, composition, structure, and vocabulary. Class size is limited. Classes start July 26.

Deaf Health Research Group Starts Online Directory
The National Center for Deaf Health Research at the Medical Center introduces an online resource and referral directory for deaf and hard-of-hearing people, as well as their families, friends, co-workers, and those who provide professional services.

University Mourns Loss of Sandra Cooper
The flag will be lowered to half-staff today in memory of Sandra Cooper, a registered nurse at the Medical Center, who died July 11. Cooper, who was 56 and lived in Webster, joined the University in 1993. Read her obituary from the Democrat and Chronicle.

Go Green: A Look at Green Cleaning

go green
The University puts careful consideration into buying and using cleaning products which will help minimize the impact on our environment. Learn more about the green cleaning practices being used around the University.

'Summer in the City' Lecture Series Continues
Learn about how the Metro Council for Teen Potential, in partnership with the School of Nursing, has brought the Wise Guys program to Rochester, successfully engaging more than 300 boys in the teen-pregnancy prevention and life skills program. The presenters will share the outcomes of their program evaluation, successes, challenges, and lessons learned. The talk, part of the Summer in the City lecture series, starts at noon on Friday, July 16, in K-307 (3-6408), Medical Center.
July 14, 2010
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Today's Event Highlight
Exhibit: Archives Miscellany–Treasures from oUR Past
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rush Rhees Library Great Hall Second Floor. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
YNN (July 13)
'University of Rochester Names Two New Board Members'
The University named two new members to its board of trustees. Read more...

In Higher Education
Chicago Tribune (July 12)
'College Orientation is Emphasized More Than Ever—Even Involving Some Parents'
Universities are putting more emphasis on orientation than ever before, hoping that time and energy expended during the summer will boost student success and avert problems during the school year. Read more...

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