The Parkinson’s Disease Care New York program, launched by neurologists at UR Medicine, will serve as a national model and provide free care to as many as 500 underserved patients across New York.
The grant will be used to continue and expand the collaboration with volunteers from the Highlands at Pittsford retirement community and retired UR staff and librarians to transcribe, annotate, and tag achival documents.
Research from the Simon Business School suggests that, while large supermarket chains may struggle when a Wal-Mart in their market enters the grocery business, small independent grocers actually thrive.
Grounded in the University’s partnership with East High School, the Center for Urban Education Success will bring together the Warner School’s educational programs, community outreach, and research about urban schools, as well as the University’s work at East.
The Striking Strings Hammered Dulcimer Ensemble, comprised of students from the Eastman Community Music School, will perform at the 36th annual festival, one of the largest and most prestigious gatherings of traditional folk musicians in the North East.
The contemporary classical ensemble of Eastman School of Music students and alumni will be artists-in-residence this July at the Italian festival, now in its 11th year and directed by Eastman graduate Nathanael May MM ’01,
The United States and the University flags were at half staff on Monday to honor those killed in the shootings at an LGBTQ nightclub in Orlando, Florida. In a written statement, President Joel Seligman said, “The horrific tragedy in Orlando yesterday touches all of us. On behalf of the University of Rochester I extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the victims of yesterday’s mass shooting in Orlando. ” (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)
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Twenty years ago, the idea of students doing homework online and receiving immediate feedback was a game-changer. Today, more than 700 colleges and high schools and using the WeBWorK system developed by Rochester math professors Arnold Pizer and Michael Gage.
Rochester’s Baja team is serving as host ambassadors to Team Helios Racing. The students flew 19 hours, stopping at JFK International Airport in New York City, and arrived Monday.
Numerous studies have found that playing action video games such as “Call of Duty” helps cognitive functioning. Brain and cognitive sciences professor Daphne Bavelier explains how shooting zombies can enhance brain skills. / Scientific American
Joining the University from Xerox, Andrews will be responsible for stewardship and management of the University’s multibillion dollar operating budget.