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@Rochester: July 30, 2008

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In Today's Issue

  • Rochester Launches First Health Survey of Deaf Population
  • Web Site Offers Details on Medical Center's Strategic Plan
  • Event Highlight: Post-Retirement Benefits Plus Income at Retirement
  • Rochester in the News: Stephen Sulkes on the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Inside Higher Ed: Senate Strands Study Abroad Bill

News and Announcements

Rochester Launches First Health Survey of Deaf Population

This summer, researchers in the Rochester area are conducting the nation's first survey to measure the basic health of deaf people and their knowledge of health issues. Read more...

Web Site Offers Details on Medical Center's Strategic Plan

The Medical Center recently updated its Strategic Plan Web site to keep faculty and staff informed on the latest developments relating to the center's strategic plan.  The site offers information about the newest recruits; updates on key investments in facilities, technology, and equipment; access to freshly published research and upcoming lectures related to the plan's nine signature program areas; and more. Read more...


Wednesday, July 30

Post-Retirement Benefits Plus Income at Retirement: Medical Center, Hawkins Room 1-7438. Noon.

For more events:

Rochester in the News

Democrat and Chronicle (July 26 )

"Hurdles Remain as Americans with Disabilities Act Turns 18"

In an article on societal changes since passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Stephen Sulkes, professor of pediatrics, comments on the transformation he has observed.  "I'm impressed with the changes that have happened in our culture," he says. "Think about the signs as you walk through the park now that have Braille markings." Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (July 29)

"Senate Strands Study Abroad Bill"

"Some in the higher education lobby were hoping that a package of Congressional legislation would be their ticket to establishing a federal program designed to pour funds into and otherwise encourage undergraduate study abroad programs  That 'omnibus' measure, however, got a flat tire late Monday afternoon…." Read more...

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