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@Rochester: May 5, 2009

@Rochester: May 5, 2009

Today's Forecast: Cloudy, High 57°

Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy, High 66°

In Today's Issue

  • Susan McDaniel Named to New Dr. Laurie Sands Professorship
  • President of State Health Care Group to Deliver Lecture at Simon
  • Continuing Education Association Recognizes Warner Student
  • Strong Fertility Center Offers Free Talk on Male Fertility
  • Roth 403(b) After-tax Feature Added to Retirement Program
  • Camp Aims to Raise Performance, Lower Injury Risk
  • Join the Eat Well Live Well Challenge
  • Celebrating University Authors
  • Event Highlight: Exhibit—The Story of the Three Bears
  • Rochester in the News: Election 2008 Oral History Project
  • In Higher Education: Flu Fears Alter Life at U.S. Universities

News and Announcements

Susan McDaniel Named to New Dr. Laurie Sands Professorship

Susan McDaniel, an internationally known expert on the integration of mental health care and clinical medicine, will be formally installed Thursday, May 7, as the first Dr. Laurie Sands Distinguished Professor of Families and Health at the Medical Center. It is the second named professorship to be recognized this week. Thomas Slaughter became the first Arthur R. Miller Professor of History Monday. 

President of State Health Care Group to Deliver Lecture at Simon

Daniel Sisto, president of the Healthcare Association of New York State, will discuss "The State of Healthcare in Upstate New York," on May 20 at the Simon Graduate School of Business. To register, e-mail Kate WalshRead more...

Continuing Education Association Recognizes Warner Student

Deirdre Schlehofer, a researcher at the Medical Center in the National Center for Deaf Health Research and a doctoral candidate in teaching and curriculum at the Warner School of Education, is one of this year's recipients for the Outstanding Adult Student Award given by the Rochester Area Colleges Continuing Education Association. Read more...

Strong Fertility Center Offers Free Talk on Male Fertility

Jeanne O'Brien, assistant professor of urology, will present "Boxers vs. Briefs: Everything You Wanted to Know About Male Fertility" at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 14 at the Women's Health Pavilion, 500 Red Creek Drive. Read more...

Roth 403(b) After-tax Feature Added to Retirement Program

The University’s retirement program has added a new after-tax savings opportunity with a Roth 403(b) feature effective May 1 for voluntary contributions. For more information on the Roth 403(b) feature and the differences between pre-tax and Roth after-tax voluntary contributions, visit www.rochester.edu/benefits/retirement

Camp Aims to Raise Performance, Lower Injury Risk

University Sports Medicine is hosting a Performance Enhancement Camp for athletes who are looking to improve their performance and reduce the risk of injury when playing sports. The coed camp runs July 6-30 at Fauver Stadium. The cost is $150 and group discounts are available. Register online. Read more...

Join the Eat Well Live Well Challenge

It's not too late to sign up for the Eat Well Live Well Challenge. The eight-week employee health program runs through June 20. Free materials and pedometers are available. Sign up online

Celebrating University Authors

Join the festivities as the University honors faculty and staff authors during the second annual "Celebration of the Book." University writers, editors, and performers will gather to discuss and sign copies of the more than 60 works published during the previous year on Thursday, May 7, in the Welles-Brown room of Rush Rhees Library from 4 to 6 p.m. Read more...

Events

Tuesday, May 5

Exhibit: The Story of the Three Bears: Rush Rhees Library Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. Open all day.

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

Rochester in the News

WHEC-TV 10 (May 1)

"Oral History of the 2008 Election"

The University is putting together an oral history of the 2008 election, collecting stories and personal experiences from the election and the months that followed. Read more...

In Higher Education

Reuters (May 1)

"Flu Fears Alter Life at U.S. Universities"

"Coast to coast, fears of the H1N1 flu strain are altering American campus life in both subtle and dramatic ways." Read more...

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