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In Today's Issue

  • President’s Address: ‘The University and the Future of Our Community’
  • Medical Potential of Curry Ingredient Merits Patent
  • Part-time Medical Management Program Has Openings
  • Donations Sought for MAG Antiques, Collectibles Sale
  • Financial Health Bites: Building Better Credit

News and Announcements

President’s Address: ‘The University and the Future of Our Community’
In his annual Garden Party address on Tuesday at the Memorial Art Gallery, President Joel Seligman discussed the state of the University, highlighted ways the University’s progress has contributed to the greater Rochester community, and provided an update on regional developments. “We are now beginning to enjoy the first years of an economic revitalization,” he said. “We are fortunate in Rochester and our community more broadly to have amazingly resilient and determined people. We do not fail. We adjust. We do not despair. We buckle down. We do not decline. We reinvent.”
Read the speech and view the presentation. Read more . . .

Medical Potential of Curry Ingredient Merits Patent
A U.S patent issued to the University and two other entities focuses on the potential for compounds related to a central ingredient of curry to treat prostate, bladder, liver, and other forms of cancer, as well as acne, baldness, and other conditions. Read more...

Part-time Medical Management Program Has Openings
The Part-time Medical Management Program at Simon School is accepting applications for the fall. The MS program is designed to enhance the skills of physicians, hospital administrators, and medical professionals in the field of health sciences management. For more information, go to www.simon.rochester.edu/med-mgmt or e-mail Eileen Ketchoyian.

Donations Sought for MAG Antiques, Collectibles Sale
The Gallery Council of the Memorial Art Gallery is looking for gently used collectibles and fine art (no used clothing, for example) for Art and Treasures, an annual sale that takes place June 28 to 30. Drop off tax-deductible donations at MAG from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, June 26 and 27, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, June 28. Read more ... 

Financial Health Bites: Building Better Credit
A representative from M&T Bank will discuss building better credit from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, June 20, in the Medical Center's Northeastern Conference Room. Lunches are welcome. Registration is a required.

June 13, 2012
Sunny

Today's Forecast:
Sunny, 70°
Tomorrow:
Mostly Sunny, 74°


Today's Event Highlight
Rochester Biennial 
11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Memorial Art Gallery. Read more ...

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Rochester in the News
New York Daily News (June 11)
Researchers Come Up with New Definition of 'Cool'
Today's definition of cool is less about being a rebel without a cause, and more about being friendly and warm, according to University researchers.

WHAM-TV (June 11)
GMA Host's Bone Marrow Transplant Highlights Need for Minority Donors
"Some of the top research in the country on MDS, a form of leukemia, is being done at the Medical Center by a team led by John Bennett, professor emeritus of medicine, pathology and laboratory medicine."


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