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In Today's Issue

  • Golisano Hospital Climbs in U.S. News Rankings
  • Vincent Yu Named a Goldwater Scholar
  • Single Data Warehouse Coming in August
  • Award Recipients' Names Added to Plaques
  • Go Green: Data Shows Increase in University Recycling

News and Announcements

Golisano Hospital Climbs in U.S. News Rankings
Golisano Children's Hospital is listed among the nation’s best hospitals for four pediatric specialties—gastroenterology, neonatology, orthopaedics, and neurology/neurosurgery —by U.S. News and World Report in the annual rankings released Tuesday. Read more...

Vincent Yu Named a Goldwater Scholar
University undergraduate Vincent Yu '14 has been named a 2012 Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, one of 275 recipients selected from a national pool of more than 1,100 candidates. He is the 23rd Rochester student to be named a Goldwater Scholar since 2002. Read more...

Changes Announced at Medical Center Pharmacies
Effective Sunday, July 1, the Medical Center's main lobby Outpatient Pharmacy will cater exclusively to patients of Strong Memorial Hospital and its affiliated clinics.  University faculty, staff, and retirees and their families will be directed to the Crittenden-side Employee Pharmacy, which offers delivery services, copayment discounts, and expanded hours (including Saturday mornings). Read more...

Award Recipients' Names Added to Plaques
The names of this year's recipients of the Meliora Award, the Witmer Award for Distinguished Service, the Presidential Diversity Award, and the Staff Community Service Award have been added to honorary plaques on the River and Medical Center campuses. University Communications' Creative Services team installed the updated plaques last week on the second floor of Wallis Hall and outside the CEO's office at the Medical Center.

Go Green: Data Shows Increase in University Recycling

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Recycling efforts reduced the University's emissions of carbon dioxide by more than 9,000 metric tons in 2011, the equivalent of taking 1,663 vehicles off the road and saving more than 1 million gallons of gasoline. Click here to read more about the steady increase in recycled materials over the years.

June 6, 2012
Scattered T-Storms

Today's Forecast:
Scattered Thunderstorms, 72°
Isolated Thunderstorms, 72°

Today's Event Highlight
Exhibit: The Art of Change
11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Memorial Art Gallery. Read more . . .

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (June 4)
UR Provost Named President
at Univ. of Redlands

Ralph Kuncl, University provost and executive vice president who has been named president of the University of Redlands in California,  played a key role in raising UR’s profile as a research university, including its partnership with IBM and establishment of the Health Sciences Center for Computational Innovation.

Philadelphia Inquirer (June 1)
Babies Are Born to Learn
"In a fascinating new study from the University, 7- and 8-month-olds quickly lost interest in video animations of balls, pacifiers and colorful boxes that were too ho-hum predictable or too complex. But they were riveted by those that held some surprises–like a ball appearing from behind a new set of boxes."

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