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Underpinning this year’s theme are a selection of topics that discuss the future of medicine, technology, and healthcare policy as they relate to aging Americans. This national forum will be held at The New York Academy of Sciences, at the World Trade Center in New York City.
As director, Henderson will lead the department responsible for overall parking and transportation management services on River Campus, the Medical Center and the Eastman School of Music.
Maketh “Daniel” Akok of University Parking and Transportation Services, received a Department of Public Safety Challenge Coin for his actions on Dec. 26. Akok assisted URDPS officers on a multiple vehicle motor vehicle accident in the Medical Center Parking Garage after a driver drove into a visitor’s vehicle. The pregnant visitor was attempting to get out of her car at the time of impact and was pinned in between her driver-side door and the frame of her vehicle. Without hesitation, Akok and URDPS officers placed their own well-being and safety aside and worked together to lift the vehicle away to release her trapped leg. The Department of Public Safety issued Akok a Challenge Coin, which are earned by every officer in the Department after they have graduated from URDPS Officer Academy. These coins are also given to University community members who go above and beyond to help the betterment of our community. From left to right: URDPS Lt. Joseph Hayflinger, Lt. Brian Weidman, Akok, and Sgt. Marlon Salmon.
At this initial meeting, Seligman laid out ambitious plans for the council, including assessments and ongoing programming anticipated for faculty, students, and staff. As its initial act, the PDC voted unanimously to have Martin Luther King, Jr. Day recognized as a University holiday, commencing in 2018.
University of Rochester graduate Jintian “Jay” Li ’12 was among the first 111 students chosen for the inaugural Schwarzman Scholars program, and is now pursuing a master’s degree in global affairs from Tsinghua University in China.
University Provost and Senior Vice President for Research Robert Clark and Vice Provost for Global Engagement Jane Gatewood traveled to Taipei to meet with National Taiwan University (NTU) President Pan-Chyr Yang, NTU faculty members and administrators, and several University of Rochester alumni. The University has collaborated with NTU since the mid-1990s, and part of this recent discussion was focused on planning future collaborations between the two institutions, including renewing the formal collaboration agreement and expanding it to student and faculty exchange.
The University of Rochester will be fully operational on all campuses today, Monday, Nov. 21. The University Facilities grounds crews have been clearing the campus’ roadways, sidewalks and parking lots overnight and will continue to do so throughout the day. If you see an area of snow or ice that needs immediate attention, please call […]