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In Today's Issue

  • Summit: Harnessing Computers for Better Health
  • AAN Invites University Community to July 12 Picnic
  • Walk in the Pride Parade on July 14
  • WHEEL Scholars Program Issues Call for Abstracts

News and Announcements

Summit: Harnessing Computers for Better Health
A group of IBM and University scientists are meeting today to take the next step in an emerging research partnership designed to harness the power of high performance computing to solve complex health problems. The Health Sciences Research Summit involves more than 50 scientists from both organizations. Read more ... 

AAN Invites University Community to July 12 Picnic
University faculty, staff, students, volunteers, and their immediate families are invited to the third annual Family Picnic of the African American Network @ the University of Rochester from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 12, at Genesee Valley Park's Riverbend Shelter. Click here for a map. Admission is free but preregistration is required by July 9 by calling 276-3259, ext. 2 or emailing

Walk in the Pride Parade on July 14
Celebrate LGBTQI diversity and walk in the Rochester Pride Parade from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Saturday, July 14. The parade theme is Pride Power: Superheroes. Members of the University community, including the Pride Alliance, the Pride Network, the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Spectrum, and executive leaders, will walk in the parade, which follows a route along Park Avenue and Goodman Street. RSVP to

WHEEL Scholars Program Issues Call for Abstracts
The WHEEL Scholars Program invites submission of abstracts by July 12 for consideration as podium presentations at a workshop, "The Biological Basis for Gender Differences in Public Health and Medicine," to be held Sept. 12, in the Medical Center's Whipple Auditorium. Read more...

June 29, 2012

Today's Forecast:
Sunny, 88°
Mostly Sunny, 90°

Today's Event Highlight
Art and Treasures Sale
10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Memorial Art Gallery. Read more ...

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (June 28)
Health Insurance Exchange Will Be Key to Obamacare
Local hospital officials welcomed the Supreme Court ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act. “From our point of view, we think it’s a terrific ruling. Many more people will have health coverage,” says Steven Goldstein, president and CEO of Strong Memorial and Highland hospitals.

Nature Chemistry (June 22)
Reactions: Lewis Rothberg
"I have always been excited by the idea of being able to explain macroscopic phenomena … things we see every day … with an abstract microscopic picture," says Lewis Rothberg, professor of chemistry.

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