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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
  • ACL Injury Prevention Training Available for Coaches
  • Talk on Refugee Health Care in Rochester
  • Keep Safety in Mind When Camping

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 lineup for the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival.
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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 Undergraduate program for another three years.
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ACL Injury Prevention Training Available for Coaches
Training programs developed by University Sports Medicine are being offered 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 ACL tears among female athletes.
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Talk on Refugee Health Care in Rochester
The Diversity Task Force, a subcommittee of the Nursing Practice's Professional Development Council, continues its cultural education series from 11 a.m. to noon today 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 held in the Medical Center Boardroom (AC 2).

Keep Safety in Mind When Camping

Anne Brayer, director of the Injury Free Coalition for Kids at Golisano Children's Hospital, offers tips for families on ways to stay safe in the great outdoors.
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June 11, 2009
Chance Showers
Today's Forecast:
Few Showers, High 67°
Tomorrow:
Showers, High 73°

Today's Event Highlight
Understanding the University's Retirement Program
Hawkins Room (1-7438), Medical Center. 1 to 2 p.m. Read more...

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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)
"No 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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