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In Today's Issue

  • Hiring? Remember to Return Candidate Record Sheet to HR
  • Eye Institute Offers Free Dry Eye Screening
  • Tours Available for Exhibition
  • Summer Sports Camp Openings Remain

News and Announcements

Hiring? Remember to Return Candidate Record Sheet to HR
Human Resources reminds all hiring departments to complete and return a Candidate Record Sheet as part of any staff recruitment effort. The data collected helps the University comply with federal reporting requirements and to assess diversity initiatives. Please refer any questions to your HR Liaison.

Eye Institute Offers Free Dry Eye Screening

The Eye Institute is holding a second dry eye screening for University employees and their family members on Friday, July 31, in its faculty practice clinic, on the third floor of the Eye Institute at 210 Crittenden Blvd. The free screenings are by appointment only, take approximately 20 minutes, and involve placing a small paper test strip in the corner of the eye. If you test positive for dry eye, you may be asked if you’d like to be entered in the database for future clinical studies of new artificial tear formulations. Call 275-URMC to make an appointment.

Tours Available for Exhibition

Docent-led tours of the 62nd Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition meet at the admission desk of the Memorial Art Gallery at 1, 2, and 3 p.m. Sunday, July 26. The biennial show is dedicated to the art of upstate New York.

Summer Sports Camp Openings
Spots are still open in the University's summer sports camps. Sessions starting in the next week include football camp for the offensive/defensive line, field hockey camp, volleyball camp, girls basketball camp, evening baseball specialty training, and soccer school. Information and registration materials are available on the Athletics Web site by choosing "summer camps" in the left column.

July 23, 2009
Scattered T-Storms
Today's Forecast:
Scattered Thunderstorms, High 76°
Scattered Thunderstorms, High 73°

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

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Rochester in the News
UPI (July 21)
"Tamoxifen May Stem Fungal Infections"
"It's still early, but if tamoxifen, or molecules like it, turns out to be an effective treatment against serious fungal infections, it'll be a welcome addition to our arsenal," says Damian Krysan, assistant professor of pediatrics. Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (July 22)
"Seeking Advice on Women in Science"
Lawmakers consider the impact of role models, athletics, and curriculum in attracting students. Read more...

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