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In Today's Issue

  • Opening of Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre Highlights Eastman School Fall Concerts, Events
  • Pediatric Residents Make Public Service Announcements for Boys and Girls Club
  • Foundations of Health Professions Education Registration Open
  • Young Entrepreneurs Academy Accepting Applications
  • Volleyball and Soccer Leagues at the Fitness Center

News and Announcements

Opening of Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre Highlights Eastman School Fall Concerts, Events
The newly renovated performance hall in the Eastman Theatre will reopen as Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre with a new sound and ambience come October and the Eastman School has a lineup of fall concerts by guest artists, Eastman faculty, and students.
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Pediatric Residents Make Public Service Announcements for Boys and Girls Club
Pediatric residents at Golisano Children’s Hospital participate in the Pediatric Links with the Community experience, working for a two-week community-based rotation early in their training. Residents in the middle of the program were recently challenged to make a 30-second public service announcement for the Boys & Girls Club of Rochester.
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Foundations of Health Professions Education Registration Open
Non-matriculated course registration for faculty interested in taking Foundations of Health Professions Education at the Warner School is now open. Admissions staff will be available from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, in the Northeastern Room (1-9525 and 1-9535) in the Medical Center to take registrations and answer questions about the master's degree specialization in Health Professions Education. For more information and to register, call Pia Bunton at 273-2280.
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Young Entrepreneurs Academy Accepting Applications
Applications will be accepted through Friday, Aug. 21, for the next Young Entrepreneurs Academy. Middle and high school students can take part in this nine-month program which teaches how to create a product and start and run a business or social movement. Classes meet weekly from 4 to 7 p.m., October through June. Tuition includes all books, field trips and events. Scholarships are available. For more information and to apply, visit the Young Entrepreneurs Academy Web site or call 272-3535.

Volleyball and Soccer Leagues at the Fitness Center
Looking for a great way to blow off steam, get fit, and hang out with friends on a weeknight? Register for the Medical Center indoor intramural volleyball or soccer leagues. Games begin Sept. 28 and teams should be formed by Sept. 15. All leagues are co-ed. Membership is not required. To register, call 275-2437 or visit the Fitness and Wellness Center Web site.
August 11, 2009
Scattered T-Storms

Today's Forecast:
Isolated Thunderstorms, High 78°
Tomorrow:
Partly Cloudy, High 78°

Today's Event Highlight

Art Exhibit: Staff Infection 5
Rush Rhees Library Gallery at the Art & Music Library. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (Aug. 10)
"Rochester-Area Hospitals Taking Steps to Prevent Readmission"
Hospitals are educating patients about their conditions and urging quicker follow-up with primary care physicians to make sure patients don't have to come back. Robert Panzer, associate professor of medicine, medical informatics, and community and preventive medicine at the Medical Center, says there's validity in a comprehensive approach. Read more...

In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (Aug. 9)
"Disadvantaged Students Can Earn 4-Year Degrees With Key Supports"
Avoiding a "reverse transfer" to a two-year college is only part of the challenge faced by low-income and minority students, the authors of a new study say. Read more...

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