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In Today's Issue

  • Clarion Survey Says Graduates Are Faring Better
  • Covach Talks about the Rolling Stones on BBC
  • Free Physicals Offered for Rochester Area Students
  • Men's Health Blog Offers Findings on Oral Cancer, HPV
  • Stephen Paraka Memorial Golf Tournament

News and Announcements

Clarion Survey Says Graduates Are Faring Better
Seniors from this May's graduating class at the University appear to be faring better in the job market, based on the results of a survey in the summer edition of the Gwen M. Greene Career and Internship Center Clarion. The newsletter also profiles a recent marketing graduate just starting his first job.

Covach Talks about the Rolling Stones on BBC
John Covach, professor of music theory and chair of the College Department of Music, discusses during a videotaped interview on BBC News (July 11) the significance and the staying power of the Rolling Stones. The rock band is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its first concert in London.

Free Physicals Offered for Rochester Area Students
School of Medicine and Dentistry students, faculty, and residents will conduct free physicals for Rochester area students from 6 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 16, Aug. 23, and Sept. 6 at the School of Medicine and Dentistry, 415 Elmwood Ave. Free physicals have been provided to more than 2,000 students in the last seven years for school, sports activities, or work permits. Read more...

Men's Health Blog Offers Findings on Oral Cancer, HPV
Despite declining use of tobacco products, cancer of the tongue, tonsils, and the back of the throat is on the rise. More than 30,000 Americans are diagnosed with new cases of oral cancer each year. In this week’s URMC Men’s Health, Steve Gill, associate professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, writes about the connection between the human papillomavirus and oral cancer. 

Stephen Paraka Memorial Golf Tournament
The second Stephen Paraka Memorial Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, Aug. 11, at Durand Eastman Golf Course in Rochester. All proceeds from the tournament benefit the endowment for the Stephen Paraka Memorial Scholarship Fund at the University. Paraka graduated with a bachelor’s degree in ecology and evolutionary biology in 1998. For more information, visit the tournament website, call Tony or Lil Paraka at 497-7009, or email
July 13, 2012

Today's Forecast:
Mostly Sunny, 92°
Isolated Thunderstorms, 88°

Today's Event Highlight
Summer Jazz Studies
Big Band Concert
3 p.m., Kilbourn Hall
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Rochester in the News
USA Today (July 3)
Scientists Rellsh Possible
'God Particle' Find

Carl Hagen, professor of physics, knows firsthand that scientific truths often don't come easily, but he has become part of a story that explains one of the mysteries of the universe.

USA Today (July 11)
Kodak Reorganizes Again
Companies are constantly rejiggering to find the best way to operate, says James Brickley, Gleason Professor of Business Administration at the Simon School. “Firms struggle to get this right. When you combine units ... there are certain benefits. If you over-combine ... it may be better off to say ‘let’s give you clearer responsibility and more rights.’ ”

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