News and Announcements
Community Achievement Award Winners Named
The recipients of the inaugural Dr. David Satcher Community Health
Improvement Awards were announced Monday at a ceremony at the Medical
Center. Created by the Center for Community Health, the awards
recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to
community health through research, education, clinical services, and/or
The Illusion Opens CollegeFest 2010 at Geva
The International Theatre Program opens CollegeFest 2010 at Geva
Theatre Center with four performances of The Illusion
from April 1 to April 4. Geva created the festival as a way to
celebrate the theatrical work of students in local colleges and
United Way: Where Does Your
The University community has helped
raise almost $758,000 for the United Way of Greater Rochester—nearly 60
percent of this year's $1.3 million goal. As the University's campaign
enters its fifth week, check out the campaign
standings to see where your division/department participation
stands and help raise those rates by pledging
your support today.
‘Opera Gala’ Offers Musical Variety
Eastman singers will present two productions of fully-staged scenes
from seven different operas on Friday and Sunday, March 26 and 28.
Ticket discounts are available for Rochester employees with ID.
Go Green: Earth Hour
Last year, people in 4,000 cities in 87 countries on all seven
continents turned off their lights for Earth Hour,
an initiative led by the World Wildlife Fund that allows people to show
their support for action on climate change. Show your support by
turning off the lights in your home during this year’s Earth Hour, from
8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 27.
Biometric Screenings in House of Six Nations Today
Understanding the University Retirement Program
Well-U will be holding biometric screenings in the Medical Center House
of Six Nations cafeteria from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Regular
full-time and part-time employees can have their blood pressure,
cholesterol, blood glucose, triglycerides, waist circumference, BMI,
and heart rate measured at no cost. Non-Medicare eligible retirees and
spouses enrolled in a University Health Care Plan can also receive a
screening. Learn more.
A free informational session designed for employees newly eligible to
receive the University’s direct contribution to the retirement program
will take place at noon in ACF-C (2-1361) in the Medical Center. A
representative from TIAA-CREF will also give a presentation covering
general information on how to choose an investment allocation. For more
information, visit the Benefits Web site.