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In Today’s Issue

  • Study: Stroke Victims Not Receiving Timely Diagnosis
  • Susan Groth Selected as AANP Fellow
  • Facilities Notices Can Help Keep You in the Loop
  • Bus Route Changes Planned
  • Video: Dandelion Day
  • Science STARS Debut Documentaries
  • MAG Hosts Asian Pacific American Heritage Family Day
  • ‘Walk with a Doc’ This Saturday
  • Free Girls Soccer Clinic Offered May 5
  • Financial Health Bites: First-time Home Buyers
  • RPO Offers Discount for Concert This Weekend

News and Announcements

Study: Stroke Victims Not Receiving Timely Diagnosis
While significant strides have been made to improve the response time of caregivers to stroke, a new study led by Adam Kelly, assistant professor of neurology, shows that a critical step in the process—imaging of the brain to determine the nature of the stroke—is still occurring too slowly at many hospitals.

Susan Groth Selected as AANP Fellow
Susan Groth, assistant professor of nursing, has been selected as a 2012 fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

Facilities Notices Can Help Keep You in the Loop
Ever wonder why the water isn’t working in the bathrooms or it seems warmer in your office than usual? Sign up for facilities notifications to stay informed of planned as well as emergency utility and equipment shutdowns. Visit the University Facilities and Services notification web page to start receiving notices.

Bus Route Changes Planned
Following a yearlong evaluation of the transportation services offered to members of the University community, there will be several changes for the 2012–13 academic year. Learn more about proposed bus route changes at Send questions or concerns on the new routes to

Video: Dandelion Day
Dandelion Day is one of the longest running traditions in University history. For students and faculty alike, it’s a celebration of the end of the year and an opportunity to gather one last time before classes end. Watch the video...

Science STARS Debut Documentaries
Get Real Science, the science teacher preparation program at the Warner School, hosted a red carpet event Thursday, April 26, at the Cinema Theater to premiere documentaries created by East High School girls enrolled in the Science STARS program.

MAG Hosts Asian Pacific American Heritage Family Day
On Sunday, May 6, from noon to 5 p.m., all ages are invited to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at the Memorial Art Gallery. This year’s family day will include children’s art activities, music and dance workshops and performances, storytelling, a family friendly art talk, and international cultural displays. The suggested donation is $5 per family. View the complete schedule.

‘Walk with a Doc’ this Saturday
Join Geoffrey Williams, professor of medicine, for “Walk with a Doc” on Saturday, May 5. The group will meet at 9 a.m. in the Brooks Landing parking lot, 910 Genesee St. Enroll online. Email for more information.

Free Girls Soccer Clinic Offered May 5
The University’s women’s soccer team is hosting a Girls Rule Soccer Clinic from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 5, at the GLC Field. The clinic is free and open to girls ages 6 to 12. No soccer experience or equipment is necessary. A tour of the River Campus and Medical Center will also be offered from 11 a.m. to noon. The clinic is sponsored by the River Flow Soccer Club and Grassroot Rochester.

Financial Health Bites: First-time Home Buyers
Learn more about first-time home buying on Tuesday, May 8. Conducted by a representative from Chase, the session will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the Northeastern Conference Room (1-9535) in the Medical Center. Lunches are welcome. Registration is required.

RPO Offers Discount for Concert this Weekend
The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra is offering University faculty, staff, and alumni 50 percent off tickets for the Saturday evening performance of Dr. Suess’s The Sneetches featuring narration by John de Lancie, best known for his role as “Q” in Star Trek: The Next Generation. The offer applies to the adult ticket level only. The performance takes place at 7 p.m. May 5 at the Hochstein School of Music. To order tickets, click here and enter priority code UROC or call 454-2100.

May 3, 2012
Chance T-Storms
Today’s Forecast:
PM T-storms, High 78°
Scattered T-storms, High 76°

Today’s Event Highlight
Hajim School Design Day
11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Munnerlyn Atrium, Goergen Hall. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Webster Post (May 2)
URMC Announces Opening of Women’s Health Center at Lattimore
The Medical Center celebrated the opening of its Women’s Health Center at Lattimore on Monday. “The Women’s Health Center at Lattimore enhances our ability to deliver care and ultimately improve health outcomes and reduce disparities for many who find it a challenge to come to appointments at the hospital,” said James Woods, chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. “Additionally, this new location will serve as a medical home for women’s health, enabling us to offer extended hours and enhancing our ability to provide coordinated care for our patients.”

13WHAM-TV (May 1)
Design Day 2012
Evan Dawson sits down with Silvia Perucchio ’12 and Douglas Clift ’12 to discuss Hajim School Design Day.

Sports Buzz
Yellowjackets at Home
Track and Field
May 4–5: NYSCTC Outdoor Championships

May 6: Noon and 2 p.m. vs. RIT

Get the latest athletic news at the Rochester Athletics web site.

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