News and Announcements
AlertUR Test Set for Tonight
The biannual test of the University’s emergency notification system, AlertUR, is scheduled for tonight at 6:15 p.m. The system is designed to alert students, faculty, and staff by text message, e-mail, or other methods during an emergency. This will be the first test for many faculty and staff who are now covered by AlertUR. The current emergency systems within the Medical Center will continue to cover faculty and staff there. Before the test, check that your contact information is accurate and complete.Go to www.rochester.edu/alertur and sign in with your NetID and password to verify your best contact information.
Rochester Helps Lead Global Parkinson’s Study
Patients, doctors, and nurses in
Rochester will be a key part of a major research study
initiated by the Michael J. Fox Foundation to identify biomarkers to
track the progression of Parkinson’s disease.
Simon Hosts Event for Medical Management Program
The Simon School will hold a Medical Management Masters Experience on Friday, Oct. 8, for individuals interested in the Master of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in medical management. The event will provide an opportunity to meet current students and faculty as well as visit a class. Register online or call 275-3533 for more details.
New Exhibition Explores Psychedelic Art
Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since the 1960s opens at the Memorial Art Gallery on Oct. 17. An opening party and concert by Janis Joplin's original band, Big Brother and the Holding Company, are planned for the opening weekend.
Free Talk Will Focus on Sjogren’s Syndrome
Rheumatologist Andreea Coca, an assistant professor of medicine, will lead a free community health discussion on Sjogren’s syndrome at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at the Pittsford Community Library.