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In Today's Issue

  • President Seligman Issues Diversity Report
  • Study: Rochester Among Top Employers in New York
  • Former Chief of Otolaryngology, John Frazer, Dies
  • Simon Has Scholarships for Executive MBA Program
  • Cardiac, Surgical Units Earn Awards for Excellence

News and Announcements

President Seligman Issues Diversity Report
In his fourth annual diversity report, President Seligman says that although the University numbers "last year remained relatively static during an economic recession, if I've learned one thing about diversity more than anything else, it is that numbers are at most a starting point. What matters is the story behind the numbers, the dynamic, the integrity of the effort, the commitment to progress, and in that sense we're starting to move in the right direction."
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Study: Rochester Among Top Employers in New York
The University is the sixth largest private employer in the state and "the leader in the transition of Rochester's economy," according to a new Center for Governmental Research report.
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Former Chief of Otolaryngology, John Frazer, Dies
John Frazer, a chief of the former Division of Otolaryngology at the Medical Center who treated patients for 60 years, died April 27 at the age of 95. The University flag will be lowered to half-staff today in his memory.
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Simon Has Scholarships for Executive MBA Program
The Simon School is offering two scholarship opportunities for working professionals interested in its Executive MBA program.
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Cardiac, Surgical Units Earn Awards for Excellence
Two intensive care units at Strong Memorial Hospital will be honored this month with a prestigious award that recognizes the nation's top intensive care units. For the fourth consecutive year, Strong's cardiac-vascular intensive care unit will accept the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence, and for the first time, the hospital's surgical intensive care unit also will be honored.
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May 7, 2010
Showers

Today's Forecast:
PM Showers, High 62°
Tomorrow:
Showers, High 53°

Today's Event Highlight

Genetics Day
Class of ’62 Auditorium, 9 a.m. Read more…

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Rochester in the News
Inside Higher Ed (May 6)
‘The Early Word on Yield’
At the University of Rochester, where yield is up by about two percentage points, and the discount rate is down a few percentage points, Jonathan Burdick, dean of admissions and financial aid, describes the year as "obscenely good" for the institution. Read more…

In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (May 5)
‘On the Border Between Research and Advocacy’
Can researchers be politically neutral? The American Educational Research Association's stand against Arizona's new immigration law opens up the debate. Read more…

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