In Today's Issue
- Tuition Benefits Changes to Be Detailed
- Recent Graduate Wins Fellowship to Study Hunger
- Symposium Will Honor Contributions of John Bennett
- Professor, Students Will Staff Lemonade Stands
- Teamwork Saves Victim of Sudden Cardiac Death
- Single Data Warehouse Coming in August
- Send in Homepage Photos for Photo Friday
- Well-U Coordinator Will Be Guest Speaker
News and Announcements
Tuition Benefits Changes to Be Detailed
Recent Graduate Wins Fellowship to Study Hunger
As President Seligman announced in a speech to the Faculty Senate in April, the University will modify the dependent children’s tuition benefit for employees with 10 or more years of full-time service. There will be no change for employees with five to 10 years of full-time service, or for part-time staff with six years of part-time service. “We have received questions about the changes,” said Chuck Murphy, associate vice president for human resources. “The benefits staff will disseminate details in July, following the completion of the changeover to the new retirement program.”
Daniel Cohn, a recent graduate of the
University, has been selected for the Bill Emerson National Hunger
Fellowship Program. Cohn is the first Rochester student to participate
in this program and is among 16 recipients selected from a national
pool. Read more...
Symposium Will Honor Contributions of John Bennett
Experts on leukemia from Europe and North America will gather Saturday, June 9, at the Eastman School for a symposium on myeloid neoplasms to honor the contributions of John Bennett, professor emeritus of medicine, pathology, and laboratory medicine. Read more...
Professor, Students Will Staff Lemonade Stands
Teamwork Saves Victim of Sudden Cardiac Death
Danielle Benoit, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, and her fellow researchers will step out of the lab to staff a pair of lemonade stands with proceeds going to the national Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation. It's their way of giving back to an organization that has helped with their research into childhood cancer therapies.
Retired Rochester area restaurateur Richard (Duff) Rund survived sudden cardiac death—and he credits fast action by friends on the tennis court, an automated external defibrillator, and care by the Medical Center’s Heart and Vascular Center.
Read more . . .
Single Data Warehouse Coming in August
On Aug. 10, University IT will retire the Impromptu Data Warehouse, and the Cognos Data Warehouse will become the single
data warehouse for reporting needs. The new system contains financial and payroll
information as well as student, grant management, space, United Way, and
Meliora Weekend data. Users who do not already have access to Cognos
need to register for access. Five days should be allowed for requests to be processed. Training classes are also available. Direct questions to the University IT Helpdesk at 275-2000, option 4.
Send in Homepage Photos for Photo Friday
Every Friday, the University homepage showcases photos taken by the University community. Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and parents are encouraged to submit photos of University life, including campuses, people, and events.
Well-U Coordinator Will Be Guest Speaker
Rachel Carmen, Well-U's senior health project coordinator, will discuss health and wellness enhancements to the University's health promotion program at the annual Wealth of Health Awards luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at the Hyatt Regency Rochester. Read more...
June 7, 2012
Today's Event Highlight
Tour of the Collections
Scattered Thunderstorms, 73°
Mostly Sunny, 78°
6:30 p.m., Memorial Art Gallery. Read more . . .
Rochester in the News
WHEC-TV (June 5)
A University project is the first venture for a local company that connects innovators with people who want to fund their inventions. The company: Innovocracy. The project: A device to help potty train kids with autism.
WHAM-TV (June 5)
Golisano Children's Hospital Ranked among Best in Four Programs
Golisano Children's Hospital has been listed by U.S. News and World Report
among the nation’s best hospitals for four pediatric specialties—gastroenterology, neonatology, orthopaedics, and neurology/neurosurgery.
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