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In Today's Issue

  • Novel Treatment Featured on Discovery Health Channel
  • Study: New Huntington's Treatment Shows Progress
  • Golf Tournament Benefits Scholarship Fund
  • Openings Still Available for Girls Volleyball Camps
  • Palliative Care Conference Offers Two Presentations
  • Alphorns, Dulcimers, Bagpipes Coming to Kilbourn
  • Shred Fest Returns on July 20
  • Personal Training Sessions Offered

News and Announcements

Novel Treatment Featured on Discovery Health Channel
The collaborative innovation of two Medical Center specialists who injected “medical superglue” into a rare mass in a young woman’s heart will be featured on the Discovery Fit and Health channel at 10 p.m. Monday, June 25. Read more...

Study: New Huntington's Treatment Shows Progress
Findings from a new study led by Kevin Biglan, associate professor in the Department of Neurology, offer hope in the battle against Huntington's disease. Read more...

Golf Tournament Benefits Scholarship Fund
The Department of Biology will host the sixth annual Howard Bryant Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, June 22, at the Chili Country Club. All proceeds from the tournament benefit the Howard Bryant Memorial Scholarship fund. Click here for more information or call 275-8837.

Openings Still Available for Girls Volleyball Camps
Women's Volleyball still has spaces available for its 2012 Volleyball Camps. The Skills Camp (girls ages 12 to 14) and Elite Camp (girls ages 15 to 18) both run from July 12 to 14. The Specialty/Position Camp (girls ages 15 to 18) runs July 14 and 15. All camps are held at the Goergen Athletic Center and there are overnight and commuter options. Registration is required. Questions can be directed to Ladi Iya at 275-9461. 

Palliative Care Conference Offers Two Presentations
Christopher Battaglia will discuss "Quality Improvement Projects: Time-Limited Trials and Non-Verbal Pain Assessment," and Timothy Quill will discuss "Meaningful Experiences: Brief Sharing of Experiences that Deeply Moved Us," as the Palliative Care Conference series continues at noon June 27 in room K-207 of the Medical Center. Go to conferences and rounds, and click on the link to the newsletter for more information.

Alphorns, Dulcimers, Bagpipes Coming to Kilbourn
This year’s World Music Concert, at 7:30 p.m. July 14, at Eastman's Kilbourn Hall features the 10 members of The Alphorn Society of Western New York; the Eastman Community Music School’s Striking Strings Hammered Dulcimer Ensemble, directed by Mitzie Collins; and bagpiper Peter Watson of Avon. Read more...

Shred Fest Returns on July 20

Student Spirit
University staff and faculty are invited to drop off unwanted personal documents from home to be recycled in a safe and secure manner from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 20 in Park Lot during the second annual Shred Fest sponsored by University Facilities and Services. Click here for a campus map showing the location. Direct questions to Amy Kadrie, the University's recycling coordinator by calling 362-5739 or emailing amy.kadrie@rochester.edu.

Personal Training Sessions Offered
The Fitness and Wellness Center is offering nonmembers four personal training sessions for $40. This summer special is open to any UR affiliate, including children age 16 and up. Read more ...


June 20, 2012
Sunny

Today's Forecast:
Sunny, 93°
Tomorrow:
Mostly Sunny, 91°

Today's Event Highlight
Artist Lecture: Eunsuh Choi
11 a.m., Memorial Art Gallery. Read more ...

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Rochester in the News
Rochester Business Journal (June 18)
UR Restructures Provost Position
“This new structure will more effectively address the provost’s role in our decentralized university governance model as well as the ongoing expansion of the research side of the office of the provost,” says University President Joel Seligman.

Democrat and Chronicle (June 19)
Rochester Economy Shows Signs of Progress
"A report released Friday highlighted the importance to the local economy of the region’s health and education sectors in general, and the University in particular. UR, with almost 23,500 workers, is among the top 10 employers in the state," notes an editorial in the Democrat and Chronicle.

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