‘Protecting Our Democracy: Fair Elections and Redistricting Reform’ at Oct. 16 Session of IRP

The Oct. 16 session of the Institute for Retired People (IRP) will feature Susan Lerner, executive director of Common Cause New York. Lerner will explain why Common Cause believes elections are not working for New York voters. “The outsize role of money in politics has our elected officials answering to special interests over regular voters. New York needs comprehensive

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‘Personalized Medicine’ at this week’s IRP

The April 21 session of Institute for Retired Professionals will host Robert West, associate professor in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department at SUNY Upstate Medical University. West will discuss “Personalized Medicine: Tailoring Health Care in the Information Age.” Genotyping, plus the Internet, is creating “personalized medicine,” a new age of medicine in which health care providers appreciate that

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‘Behind the International Headlines: The Role of Hunger and Poverty’ at this week’s IRP

Catherine Bertini, professor of public administration and chair of the international relations program at SU’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, will speak this week at the Institute for Retired Professionals (IRP). Bertini will discuss the impact of hunger and poverty on national policies, and the importance of addressing these issues in U.S. government policy. The program is

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