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@Rochester: June 12, 2009

@Rochester: June 12, 2009

Today's Forecast: Morning Clouds, Afternoon Sun, 74°

Tomorrow: Mostly Cloudy, High 74°

In Today's Issue

  • Berk Discharged to Begin Acute Rehabilitation
  • Simon School Commencement is Sunday
  • Football and Life Skills Camp Planned for Next Month
  • Photo Friday Continues on University Homepage
  • Friends of Rochester Athletics Golf Classic is June 25
  • Computer Sales Launches 'Back 2 School' Specials
  • Warner School Graduate Has Big Screen Dreams
  • June Issue of HR Intercom Now Available Online
  • Event Highlight: Second Friday Science Social
  • Rochester in the News: Medical Center Moves Quickly After Its CEO Suffers A Serious Injury
  • In Higher Education: Don't Bank On It

News and Announcements

Berk Discharged to Begin Acute Rehabilitation

Bradford Berk, the Medical Center CEO who suffered a severe back injury last  month, was transferred to Kessler Rehabilitation Center in New Jersey yesterday to begin acute rehabilitation. Berk's surgeons say his progress is "far beyond what we expected." Read more...

Simon School Commencement is Sunday

The Simon School commencement ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 14. Edmund Hajim, chairman of the University Board of Trustees, chairman and CEO of MLH Capital LLC, and a 1958 alumnus of the College, will receive the David T. Kearns Medal of Distinction and will deliver the commencement address. Read more...

Football and Life Skills Camp Planned This Weekend

The free Football and Life Skills Camp, sponsored by the University and Youth Lifeline America, a not-for-profit organization founded by Super Bowl champion and Rochester native Roland Williams, will be Saturday and Sunday, June 13 and 14, at Fauver Stadium. Read more...

Photo Friday Continues on University Homepage

Check out the University homepage today to see photos submitted by students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Vote for your favorites or submit a photo of your own. The top vote-getter each week earns a spot on the "Wall of Fame." 

Friends of Rochester Athletics Golf Classic

The Friends of Rochester Athletics Golf Classic is June 25 at Ravenwood Golf Club. Registration is from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Shotgun start is at 1 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for longest drive and closest to the pin. Read more...

Computer Sales Launches 'Back 2 School' Specials

University IT Computer Sales launched its annual "Back 2 School" specials. Discounts of up to $600 are available on last generation Apple laptops. For details and information on additional specials, visit the University IT Computer Sales Web site or stop by the retail locations in the Medical Center (G-7220B) or in Rush Rhees Library. 

Warner School Graduate Has Big Screen Dreams

Warner School graduate Brian Bailey created the Rochester Urban Youth Film Festival in 2005 as a way to give Rochester City School students the opportunity to show their work publicly. In May, the festival partnered—for the second year in a row—with the Rochester/High Falls International Film Festival's "Young Filmmakers Festival" to produce a collaborative juried media competition for regional youth. Read more...

June Issue of HR Intercom Now Available Online

View the latest issue of HR Intercom, a newsletter with information about human resources programs and resources. 

Events

Friday, June 12

Second Friday Science Social: Class of '62 Auditorium (G-9425) Medical Center. 4 p.m.

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

Rochester in the News

Rochester Business Journal (June 5)

"URMC Moves Quickly After Its CEO Suffers a Serious Injury"

"When Mark Taubman heard about the bicycle accident of his boss and longtime friend, Medical Center CEO Bradford Berk, he was halfway through a 10-day vacation in China. He got on a plane back as soon as he could." Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (June 11)

"Don't Bank On It"

While few states have made outright declarations that they may end major financial aid programs altogether, several are tweaking eligibility requirements or changing the scope of programs to reduce costs. Read more...

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