July 21, 2014
What began as a small gathering among friends and family in 1989 quickly grew into what is now known as the Ten Ugly Men Festival, a celebration with thousands of people that gives back to the community and continues to be one of Rochester’s most anticipated events of the summer, 25 years later. The festival will kick off its celebration at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 26, at Genesee Valley Park. UR...
July 07, 2014
In an attempt to help urban teens keep their asthma symptoms in check, Jill Halterman, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor of pediatrics at UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital, has developed a study which combines giving students their medications at school with motivational counseling specifically designed for teens.
June 06, 2014
A new study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives describes how exposure to air pollution early in life produces harmful changes in the brains of mice, including an enlargement of part of the brain that is seen in humans who have autism and schizophrenia.
May 01, 2014
The University is deeply saddened by the recent loss of School of Nursing professor emerita Marilyn J. Aten, Ph.D., R.N., who left an indelible mark as an educator and a trailblazing researcher dedicated to improving the health outcomes of disadvantaged children and families. Aten died Wednesday, April 30, at age 72.