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@Rochester: June 9, 2008

@Rochester: June 9, 2008

Today's Forecast: Hazy Sunshine, High 92°

Tomorrow: T-Storms, High 86°

In Today's Issue

  • Golisano Foundation and University to Launch New Institute
  • Rochester Probes Drug Therapy, Parent Training for Kids with Autism, ADHD
  • Sessions Outline Tools for a Healthier Lifestyle
  • Construction Begins on Expanded Treatment Center
  • June Issue of HR Intercom Available Online
  • Event Highlight: For Inventors, Researchers, and Entrepreneurs Series
  • Rochester in the News: Patty Phillips on Simon's Efforts to Help Second-Year Business Students Land Interviews
  • In Higher Ed: Undergraduate Women Discuss Jumping into Politics

News and Announcements

Golisano Foundation and University to Launch New Institute

In response to a vital community need for effective transition information, programs, and services for young adults with disabilities and their families, the Golisano Foundation has teamed up with the University to launch an Institute for Innovative Transition, an effort that will benefit more than 900 families in Monroe County. (See coverage by the Democrat and Chronicle.) Read more...

Rochester Probes Drug Therapy, Parent Training for Kids with both Autism, ADHD

A National Institutes of Health grant awarded earlier this month will empower a team of University investigators studying if a blend of drug and behavioral therapy can bring relief to the nearly one-fourth of children with autism who also live with symptoms of ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Read more...

Sessions Outline Tools for a Healthier Lifestyle

On Wednesday, June 11, representatives from Aetna and Excellus will be on campus to show employees how to access free programs and discounts available as part of the University Health Care Plans. Times and locations are listed online

Construction Begins on Expanded Treatment Center

Work has begun on the new, expanded B&L Wholesale Pediatric Treatment Center at Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong, which is designed to offer children and their families more privacy and comfort during cancer treatment.
 Read more...

June Issue of HR Intercom Available Online

View the latest issue of HR Intercom, a newsletter with up-to-date information about Human Resources programs and resources. Read more...

Events

Tuesday, June 10

For Inventors, Researchers, and Entrepreneurs Series: Louise Slaughter Conference Room, Medical Center. 9 a.m.

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

Rochester in the News

Business Week (June 8)

"Fall Recruiting Moves into Summer"

Business schools nationwide are reacting to a softening job market, including the Simon School, which will be offering online "Webinar" meetings this summer for small groups of incoming second-year students. The students can talk with a job search consultant, who will offer advice and networking leads. Simon has also planned an interviewing blitz day for returning second-year students, scheduled for the first Friday of the school year, says Patty Phillips, executive director of the Career Management Center. "Our goal is to help our second-year students get back into the swing of interviewing as early as possible, so they increase their chances of winning a second-round interview right away." Read more...

In Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education (June 9)

"Inspired by Clinton, Undergraduate Women Discuss Jumping Into Politics"

"Undergraduate women who gathered at a Rutgers University leadership conference said that Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, although unsuccessful, gave them hope and assurance that women have a better shot than ever at winning elected political office." Read more...

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