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In Today's Issue

  • Golisano Children's Hospital One of Nation's Best for Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • University Mourns Rudy Prokupets, Computer Technology Entrepreneur
  • Telemedicine Expands Care for Parkinson's Patients
  • 'Life Force' Linked to Ability to Withstand Stress
  • Library Will Upgrade Catalog Software Next Week
  • Red Wings Host Organ Donation Education Day

News and Announcements

Golisano Children's Hospital One of Nation's Best for Pediatric Orthopaedics
Golisano Children's Hospital has been ranked 25th in Pediatric Orthopaedics in U.S.News & World Report's 2009 edition of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals. The annual survey was sent to 160 pediatric institutions nationwide.
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University Mourns Rudy Prokupets, Computer Technology Entrepreneur
A memorial service will be held today for Ruvin "Rudy" Prokupets, co-founder of Lenel Systems International, and a Medical Center board member, who died Tuesday. The University flag will be lowered today in his honor.
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Telemedicine Expands Care for Parkinson's Patients
A unique and innovative telemedicine project is providing distant nursing home patients with Parkinson’s disease access to Medical Center neurologists.
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'Life Force' Linked to Ability to Withstand Stress
The ability to withstand stress-related, inflammatory diseases may be associated, not just with race and sex, but with personality as well, says Benjamin Chapman, assistant professor within the Rochester Center for Mind-Body Research, part of the Department of Psychiatry at the Medical Center.
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Library Will Upgrade Catalog Software Next Week
Library staff will be upgrading the Voyager Catalog software between June 22 and 25. During that time, users may experience intermittent interruptions in searching, and borrowers will be unable to self-renew their loans or place requests. For assistance, contact the circulation desk. Availability of DVDs and videos will not be updated next week, and the Miner and Carlson Library New Journal Issues lists will be temporarily suspended. Contact library staff with any questions or concerns.

Red Wings Host Organ Donation Education Day
The Rochester Red Wings are hosting "Step to the Plate—Register to Donate," a special event to encourage more people to say yes to organ and tissue donation.
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June 18, 2009
Showers

Today's Forecast:
Showers, 65°
Tomorrow:
Cloudy, 74°

Today's Event Highlight
Creative Workshop Open House
Memorial Art Gallery, 5 to 9 p.m. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (June 17)
"Rochester Surgeon Meets Obama"
William Dolan, a clinical professor in the Department of Orthopaedics, was among a small group of physicians who met with President Obama at the American Medical Association meeting in Chicago. Read more...

In Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education (June 15)
"Express Check-In Comes to the College Fair"
The National Association for College Admission Counseling recently introduced bar-code scanners at its national college fairs, allowing applicants to share their contact information with colleges—without having to fill out numerous cards. Read more...

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