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In Today's Issue

  • Pre-College Program Offers Fun, Sun, and Study for High School Students
  • New University Press Book Highlights Richard Strauss
  • Latin Professional Alliance Seeks Feedback, Parade Walkers
  • Garage Sale Benefits Wilmot Cancer Center Brain Tumor Research

News and Announcements

Pre-College Program Offers Fun, Sun, and Study for High School Students
Students in grades 9-12 from the greater Rochester area can learn from professors and leading local educators while participating in the University's Scholars pre-college program.

New Book From University Press Highlights Richard Strauss
The newest edition to the Eastman Studies in Music series, The Ballet Collaborations of Richard Strauss by Wayne Heisler Jr., will be published by University Press in August.

Latino Professional Alliance Seeks Feedback, Parade Walkers
The University’s Latino Professional Alliance invites 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 University community. You do not have to be a member to complete the survey, which must be submitted today. Today also is the deadline to sign up to march with the group in the Puerto Rican Parade on July 25 in downtown Rochester. E-mail Jeanette Colby or call 276-3521 to sign up.

Garage Sale Benefits Wilmot Cancer Center Brain Tumor Research
A garage sale to support brain tumor research at the Wilmot Cancer Center will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, July 23-25. The sale will be at 599 Lexington Drive, near Route 31 in Macedon.

July 10, 2009

Today's Forecast:
Mostly Sunny, High 82°
Thunderstorms, High 76°

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

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Rochester in the News
WXXI's 1370 Connection (July 7)
"The History of Health Care Reform"
Theodore Brown, professor of history, medical humanities, and community and preventative medicine, discusses the history of medical insurance and what the past reveals about today’s efforts to reform America's health care system. Listen online.

In Higher Education
USA Today (July 9)
"Colleges Creating Summer Jobs for Students in Tight Times"
Borrowing a page from FDR's New Deal, some colleges are putting more students to work this summer than usual. The goal: to make sure they can afford to come back in the fall. Read more...

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