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NEWS from Richardson Lab EVENTS

Monthly Pension Update: July 2017

Posted 2017 August 31

Pension Plan Fund rate 6.30% through July 2017 (11/12 months)

Global equity and bond markets were mostly lower again in July, resulting in a loss of 0.5% (net of fees) for the month and the Fund's second negative return since October 2016. Overall performance however was positive -- returns were 68 basis points (0.68%) above the Fund's benchmark return for the month and 270 basis points (2.70%) above benchmark for the 12-month period ending July 31, 2017.

The net return after the first eleven months of the plan year stands at 6.301% (September 1, 2016 through July 31, 2017). For additional detail, please see the new monthly report on Fund performance prepared by Investment Services.

Note that the current fund rate, which is calculated monthly based on reports from both our managers and the Plan's trustee, is now used to determine final values for members who decide to initiate pension benefit payments as well as for those who elect to transfer their account balances following termination or retirement. Active and deferred member balances are updated once each year based on the fund rate of return following our year-end of August 31.

For more information, please contact the Pensions Services unit of the Department of Human Resources.


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Wednesday September 20
** all day - Richlab 410 Cold Room out of service for maintenance until Thursday morning
8:00-8:55 Resident Slide Review Session - Multihead Microscope Rm. - Dr. L. Chen
9:00-9:55 Derm: Pigmented Lesions - Richardson Lab Rm. 102 - Dr. A. Wang
10:00-10:55 Micro Round (Peds) - Multihead Microscope Rm. - Dr. T. Childs
11:00-11:55 Journal Club: Head & Neck - Richardson Lab Rm. 102 - Drs. M. Khara & D. Hurlbut
12:00-1:00 Introduction to Genetics: - Richardson Lab Rm. 107 - Cytogenetic Technologies - Dr. S. Crocker

Thursday September 21
11:30-12:30 Grand Rounds - Richardson Lab Amphitheatre - Dr. P. Farmer - Some Interesting Infections Encountered by Pathologists
4:00-5:00 STB Round Up - Multihead Microscope Rm.

Friday September 22
9:00-9:30 Gross Rounds - Dr. C. Davidson - Gross Room
1:30-2:30 Hematopathology Morphology Round - Autopsy Conference Rm

Monday September 25
08:30-10:20 Path 425 - Current Topics in Human Genetics - Richardson Lab Room 101 - Dr. Susan Crocker

Tuesday September 26
08:30-10:20 Path 425 - Current Topics in Human Genetics - Richardson Lab Room 101 - Dr. Susan Crocker