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In Today's Issue

  • Medical Center Launches Interactive News Site
  • Controversial Cancer Stem Cells Offer New Direction for Treatment
  • Pediatric Telemedicine Program Lauded for Helping Kids, Families
  • University Mourns Loss of Doris Harvey
  • Summer Institute on Catholic Education Celebrates 20th Anniversary
  • Art & Treasures Appraisal Fair is Saturday
  • Latino Professional Alliance Wants Your Feedback

News and Announcements

Medical Center Launches Interactive News Site
Log on to www.urmc.rochester.edu/news to easily keep abreast of Medical Center news and happenings. Developed by the Departments of Public Relations and Communications and Web Services, the new site includes: RSS feeds or eAlerts for news releases; news automatically sorted into categories of interest; links to Medical Center social media feeds such as YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook; and a newly designed Publications area. Your feedback on the new site is welcome.

Controversial Cancer Stem Cells Offer New Direction for Treatment
A Medical Center researcher sorts out the controversy and promise around a subtype of cancer cells, known as cancer stem cells.
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Pediatric Telemedicine Program Lauded for Helping Kids, Families
The Healthcare Association of New York State recognized the Health-e-Access telemedicine program for its achievements in improving access to health care for children and families in the Rochester area. The program, based at Golisano Children’s Hospital, received the Community Health Improvement Award.
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University Mourns Loss of Doris Harvey
The University flag will be lowered today in memory of longtime Medical Center employee Doris Harvey. Harvey, a clinical technologist who for the past 35 years worked in the Department of Pathology, died June 22. See the obituary from the Democrat and Chronicle.

Summer Institute on Catholic Education Celebrates 20th Anniversary
For the past twenty years, the Summer Institute on Catholic Education, sponsored by the Warner School of Education, has presented educators with thoughtful discussions on the emerging trends and issues facing Catholic education.
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Art & Treasures Appraisal Fair is Saturday
Bring your treasures and family heirlooms (or photos of oversize items) for verbal appraisals between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, June 27, at the Memorial Art Gallery. Matt Cottone and Jack Wanderman from Cottone Auctions of Geneseo and Rosemarie Schickler and Patty Schickler-Scott from Green Door Antiques of Rochester will conduct the appraisals. The cost is $25 for up to two items (cash or check only), with all proceeds to benefit the gallery. Each appraiser can see 20 to 25 people; numbers will be given out on a first-come basis.

Latino Professional Alliance Wants Your Feedback
The Latino Professional Alliance is asking all interested employees to complete the annual LPA 2009-2010 interest survey. Feedback will assist the organization in providing meaningful seminars, networking opportunities, and workshops for the Latino/Latina community and their allies at the University. You do not have to be a member to submit the survey.

June 26, 2009
Partly Cloudy

Today's Forecast:
Partly Cloudy, High 80°
Tomorrow:
Isolated Thunderstorms, High 79°

Today's Event Highlight
Going for Baroque
Sunday, June 28. 1 p.m. Memorial Art Gallery Fountain Court. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
WXXI 1370 Connection (June 23)
U of R President Joel Seligman
President Seligman discusses his vision for the University in the community, and analyzes the president's proposals for reforming federal financial regulations in his role as a nationally recognized expert on law, finance and regulation. Listen...

In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (June 25)
"Lawyers' Advice to Colleges About Internet Gossip: Educate, Don't Regulate"
The way to curb Internet gossip is not to enforce more-restrictive speech codes or chase down the source of every anonymous rumor, several higher-education legal experts said Wednesday, but to educate instead. Read more...

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