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In Today's Issue

  • 'YOUR Health' is Calling—Will You Answer?
  • Lecture: 'Obesity Prevention with Head Start Families'
  • Luncheon Highlights VisitRochester Services
  • Barbecue Competition Will Support Cancer Center

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'YOUR Health' is Calling—Will You Answer?
Since the University partnered with Carewise Health to expand its wellness offerings this year, the Benefits Office reports that some staff members have been surprised by phone calls from representatives for YOUR Health/Carewise Health. Learn more about these calls and the health programs behind them here.

Lecture: 'Obesity Prevention with Head Start Families'
The next Summer in the City lunch-hour series on community health will feature “Obesity Prevention with Head Start Families,” a presentation about research that aims to better support families in the Head Start program with childhood obesity prevention. Faculty, staff, and students are invited to the talk, which starts at noon on Friday, July 30, in the LeChase Assembly Hall (G-9576), Medical Center. A light lunch will be served. Call the Center for Community Health at 224-3050 for more information.

Luncheon Highlights VisitRochester Services
Faculty and administrative staff are invited to a luncheon that will highlight services and programs offered by VisitRochester. The College Collaborations Learning Lunch will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, at the Interfaith Chapel. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Complimentary lunch will be available along with door prizes and handouts. Space is limited to the first 50 respondents. E-mail Joanne Giuseppetti at by noon on Monday, Aug. 2, to register.

Barbecue Competition Will Support Cancer Center
Professional and backyard barbecue chefs will face off in a series of barbecue contests this weekend during the BBQ and Music Festival in conjunction with Brockport’s Summer Arts Festival. The event will support patient care programs at the Wilmot Cancer Center.

July 29, 2010
Today's Forecast:
Mostly Sunny, High 77°
Mostly Sunny, High 77°
Today's Event Highlight
Movie: Hot Tub Time Machine
9 p.m. Hoyt Auditorium.

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Rochester in the News
WXXI (July 28)
'Kids Learning about Science at Ontario Beach Park'
They're taking part in a science camp conducted by the Warner School of Education. Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (July 28)
'Movie Clips and Copyright'
Champions of fair use say a new copyright exemption is a victory for teaching and learning. Read more...

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