March-April 2009

United Way Donors

UR binds together to help fellow Rochesterians

Our neighbors need us more than ever – and giving back to our community may be one of the surest investments we make this year. Learn how we, as a University, are teaming up to “Live United.” More»

Why I ‘Live United’

Three URMC employees tell why they’re passionate about United Way.

School of Nursing more than triples NIH funding

Up against a flat NIH budget, the School of Nursing still managed to boost its research funding considerably.

Stimulus package a ‘shot in the arm’ for science

A new federal stimulus package makes it clear: science, especially as it relates to health care, is a key national priority.

Training tomorrow’s nurses is ‘vitally important’

Since its inception in 2002, the School of Nursing’s Accelerated Baccalaureate and Master’s Programs for Non-Nurses (APNN) have absolutely mushroomed.

The other side of the curtain: The gift of family presence

Anna E. Lambert writes of a powerful gift: allowing family to be nearby a patient in his final hours. (Reprinted with permission from the March 2009 American Journal of Nursing.)

Faculty Accomplishments

Celebrate milestones achieved by our faculty – special honors, new appointments and more.

URMC Watercooler

We want to know how you give back to Rochester.