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@Rochester: June 23, 2008

Today's Forecast: Partly Cloudy, High 74°

Tomorrow: Partly Sunny, High 77°

In Today's Issue

  • New Survey Ranks Simon 17th Among Nation's Top Business Schools
  • There's Still Time to Complete the Online Health Assessment
  • New Technique Reverses Shoulder Pain
  • Gourmet Class to Feature Fresh Strawberries
  • Event Highlight: Pediatric Research Lecture
  • Rochester in the News: Michael Maloney on Tiger Woods's Knee Surgery, Jun Sun on Salmonella
  • In Higher Education: Is This NIH's Year?

News and Announcements

New Survey Ranks Simon 17th Among Nation's Top Business Schools

The Simon Graduate School of Business is ranked 17th among the top 50 business schools in the nation according to a new survey by Vanderbilt University economist Mike Shor. In his "Ranking of Business Schools by Efficacy," Shor employs a new approach using data from the U.S. News & World Report ranking of the nation's top 50 business schools (Simon ranked 25th in the U.S. News ranking.) Read more...

There's Still Time to Complete the Online Health Assessment

It is not too late to complete the online confidential Health Assessment and receive $100. Faculty, staff, and spouses/domestic partners who are enrolled in the University Health Care Plans are eligible to participate. Read more...

New Technique Reverses Shoulder Pain

A revolutionary shoulder reconstruction technique that reverses the anatomy of the shoulder can significantly reduce pain and help patients regain shoulder mobility. Read more...

Gourmet Class to Feature Fresh Strawberries

"Sumptuous Strawberries" will be the main ingredient at a gourmet cooking class beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, at The Highlands at Pittsford. Read more...


Tuesday, June 24

Pediatric Biomedical and Translational Research: "Reverse Translational Research: the Association Between Asthma and Sickle Cell Disease Morbidity." Medical Center. Noon.

For more events:

Rochester in the News (June 20)

"Knee Expert Says Woods Faces Six to 12 Months Out"

"Usually the recovery time is of the order of six to 12 months. People get back to their sporting activities after around six months but for a full recovery and muscle strength and balance and endurance, they may take a full year or so," says Michael Maloney, associate professor of orthopaedics, about the type of knee surgery golfer Tiger Woods is expected to undergo. Read more...

MSNBC (June 19)

"Salmonella's Tricky Attack Plan Revealed"

Jun Sun, assistant professor of gastroenterology and hepatology, comments on research from the Medical Center that is helping scientists understand more about how the salmonella bacteria attacks the human body. "We're beginning to realize that salmonella is a creature that has existed many years longer than us and they have skills we don't understand fully. It's trickier than we thought. This helps us better understand how bacteria and we, their hosts, interact." Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (June 20)

"Is This NIH's Year?"

"As Congress begins to get serious about setting spending for 2009, House leaders send signals that biomedical research may trump student aid this year." Read more...

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