News and Announcements
Call for Course Proposals: 2013 Pre-College Programs
Faculty, staff, graduate students, and alumni are invited to
submit proposals through Sept. 15 for the Pre-College Programs 2013 summer session.
Faculty have the opportunity to
engage in youth outreach, share knowledge with a receptive
and eager audience, and participate in a rewarding teaching experience
while being compensated. Download the course proposal form. Contact program manager Ursula Balent by email or at 275-9055.
Conference Addresses Inflammatory Pathways
“Targeting the Inflammatory Pathways 2012,” a conference sponsored by the Center for Experiential Learning, will be held from 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Saunders Research Building. Designed for primary care physicians, internists, dermatologists, gastroenterologists, neurologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other health care professionals, the conference will include such topics as the diagnosis and management of gout and of pulmonary issues, and an update on the management of osteoporosis. To learn more or to register, go to www.cvent.com/d/3cqqrc.
University Mourns the Loss of Montre Bradley
University flags will be lowered
today in memory of Montre Bradley, a Strong Staffing aide who worked in
Food and Nutrition Services. Bradley, a resident of Rochester who joined
the University in February, died July 31 at age 19. He was a student
in the Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection program, which offers
employment opportunities, career exposure, and medical, dental, and
vision services to teens from the Rochester City School District. Family
members remember Bradley in a video on the Democrat and Chronicle website.
Alumni Lead Organization to Equip City Students
City school students will be sporting new backpacks stocked with school supplies this fall thanks to a new local organization that is working to equip children with the right tools to start off the school year. Pack-4-Success, a nonprofit founded last year by Matthew Cohen ’11, ’12W (MS) and his sister, Emily Cohen ’07, has raised $2,500 this past year to help alleviate the financial burdens associated with back-to-school time for families. Read more...
Discounts for Employees, Families at Community Music School
Discounts on lessons, classes, and ensembles at the Eastman Community Music School are available to regular University staff. See the Benefits Office website for forms and details. Information on classes is available at www.esm.rochester.edu/community, or request a catalog by mail at 274-1400.
Financial Health Bites: Identity Theft
Learn more about identity theft on Tuesday, Sept. 11. Conducted by a representative from Chase, the session will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the Louise Slaughter Conference Room (1-9555) at the Medical Center. Lunches are welcome. Registration is required.