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@Rochester: June 11, 2009

@Rochester: June 11, 2009

Today's Forecast: Showers, High 70°

Tomorrow: Showers, High 71°

In Today's Issue

  • Multimedia Coverage of President's Speech Available Online
  • Eastman Musicians Performing During Jazz Festival
  • Physics and Astronomy Research Experience Program Renewed
  • Medical Center Offers ACL Injury Prevention Training to Coaches
  • Keep Safety in Mind When Camping
  • Challenges and Rewards of Practicing Refugee Health Care
  • Event Highlight: Understanding the University's Retirement Plan
  • Rochester in the News: Medical Center Creates Institute for Oral Health
  • In Higher Education: Not So Secret Agents

News and Announcements

Multimedia Coverage of President's Speech Available Online

A video, a podcast, and an audio slideshow of President Seligman's annual Garden Party address Tuesday can be seen online on the President's page. The speech focused on "Transforming Ideas into Action" at the University. Also, see news coverage of the address from 13 WHAM-TV. 

Eastman Musicians Performing During Jazz Festival

Eastman School faculty, alumni, and students will play prominently in the line up for the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival. Read more...

Physics and Astronomy Research Experience Program Renewed

The department of physics and astronomy has been awarded a $434,468 grant to renew its Research Experience for Undergraduates program for another three years. Read more...

Medical Center Offers ACL Injury Prevention Training to Coaches

The Medical Center will offer training programs this fall to Section V high school coaches to help launch what is believed to be the nation's first and only community injury prevention program for anterior cruciate ligament tears among female athletes. Read more...

Keep Safety in Mind When Camping

Anne Brayer, director of the Injury Free Coalition for Kids at Golisano Children's Hospital, offers tips on how to stay safe on a camping trip. Read more...

Challenges and Rewards of Practicing Refugee Health Care

The Diversity Task Force continues its cultural education series from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday with a discussion of refugee demographics in Rochester. Louise Bennett, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine will talk about medical, social and hospital needs of the refugee population, the refugee process and local refugee settlements. The presentation will be in the Medical Center Boardroom (AC 2). 

Events

Thursday, June 11

Understanding the University's Retirement Program: Hawkins Room, Medical Center 1 to 2 p.m.

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

Rochester in the News

Democrat and Chronicle (June 10)

"URMC Creates Eastman Institute for Oral Health"

The newly created Eastman Institute for Oral Health, unique nationwide, will expand dental care facilities and services in Rochester and is intended to better connect researchers, expand dental education, raise Rochester's visibility in dentistry and attract more money for research. Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (June 10)

"Not So Secret Agents"

American colleges seem increasingly willing to at least try out the use of agents in recruiting international students. Read more...

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