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@Rochester: April 21, 2009

@Rochester: April 21, 2009

Today's Forecast: PM Showers, High 59°

Tomorrow: Showers, High 49°

In Today's Issue

  • Start Transferring Prescriptions to the Employee Pharmacy
  • $1.4M Raised to Support Local Cancer Care, Research at Wilmot
  • Mayor to Give Annual Address at the University
  • Lecture Explores Challenges in Global Public Health
  • Between History and Narrative: A Colloquium to Honor Hayden White
  • Find Out More about Auto and Home Insurance Group Plan
  • Lunch and Learn about Health Care Decision Making
  • Woman of Faith: Of the World, In the World
  • Memorial Soccer Tournament Benefits Children's Institute
  • Event Highlight: The Art of Music Recording
  • Rochester in the News: Bradford Berk on Stem Cell Research
  • In Higher Education: They'll Work for Education

News and Announcements

Start Transferring Prescriptions to the Employee Pharmacy

The Medical Center's new on-site pharmacy for University employees, retirees, and their families opens Wednesday, April 22. Complete the transfer form and patient information form to transfer your prescriptions to the new pharmacy (bring both forms to the secure drop box located outside the new pharmacy or fax them directly to 276-2600). For details, including related prescription discounts, click here. (Note: You must be on a University server to view these links.) 

$1.4M Raised to Support Local Cancer Care, Research at Wilmot

More than 800 people and local corporations demonstrated their support for the Wilmot Cancer Center at Saturday's 10th annual Discovery Ball. Read more...

Mayor to Give Annual Address at the University

Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy will deliver his State-of-the-City Address at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 27, in Strong Auditorium. The University community and the general public are welcome to attend and are encouraged to RSVP to info@cityofrochester.govRead more...

Lecture Explores Challenges in Global Public Health

Margaret Kruk, assistant professor of health management and policy at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, will give a free talk entitled "Global Is Local: New Challenges in Global Public Health" on Thursday, April 23. Read more...

Between History and Narrative: A Colloquium to Honor Hayden White

In honor of historian and humanist Hayden White, scholars representing diverse areas of history, philosophy, modern languages, literature, and art, will participate in a comprehensive two-day colloquium at the University on April 24 and April 25. Read more...

Find Out More about Auto and Home Insurance Group Plan

Local MetLife Auto & Home consultant Keith Christiansen will be available for one-on-one questions about this voluntary benefit program Tuesday, April 21, through Thursday, April 23. See a list of session times and locations

Lunch and Learn about Health Care Decision Making

The University, along with national, state, and community organizations, are leading an effort to highlight the importance of advance health care decision making. From noon to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29, there will be a "Lunch and Learn" event on the topic for University employees in the Northeastern Room (C 1-9535) in the Medical Center. Call 276-5050 for more information. 

Woman of Faith: Of the World, In the World

Catholic Newman Community and the John Henry Cardinal Newman Chair of Catholic Studies presents "Woman of Faith: Of the World, In the World," a talk by Ruth Lawrence, professor of pediatrics and neonatology. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. tonight, April 21, in the Welles-Brown Room in Rush Rhees Library. 

Memorial Soccer Tournament Benefits Children's Institute

Ann Marie and Osmond Simm are hosting a soccer tournament April 25 in honor of their son, Ryan Simm, an avid soccer player who died in a car accident in November 2007. The tournament, and a silent auction, will be held at Unity Health System Total Sports Experience in Gates and all proceeds will be donated to Children's Institute. Read more...

Events

Tuesday, April 21

The Art of Music Recording: Hawkins-Carlson Room in Rush Rhees Library. 4 to 7 p.m.

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar.

Rochester in the News

Democrat & Chronicle (April 19)

"Removal of Restrictions Will Boost Stem Cell Research Here"

By removing these restrictions, scientists at the University and across the nation can continue their global scientific leadership, Medical Center CEO Bradford Berk writes in a guest essay. Read more...

In Higher Education

New York Times (April 14)

"They'll Work for Education"

As more students sign up for work-study, some campuses scramble—stimulus money or not. Read more...

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