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In Today's Issue

  • Book Explores Images of World Cultures in Western Music
  • ISO Joins Office of Global Engagement
  • Nancy Ares Writes about Dealing with Inequality
  • Soak Up Summer with July Events
  • Events Can Help You Soak Up Summer
  • Go Green: Chilling Freely And Feeling Cool
  • Farmers Market Features Tomato Corn Salsa
  • Grappa Restaurant Opens at College Town

News and Announcements

Book Explores Images of World Cultures in Western Music
In his just-published book Music and the Exotic from the Renaissance to Mozart, Ralph Locke, professor of musicology at the Eastman School, explores how non-European cultures were characterized in popular songs, instrumental works, oratorios, ballets, and operas. Read more...

ISO Joins Office of Global Engagement
Starting today, the International Services Office (ISO) becomes part of the Office for Global Engagement, a hub for the University's international activities supporting the development of institutional partnerships and engagement abroad. The University's 3,500 international affiliates and their sustaining administrators and departments will continue to receive ISO's support. Read more...

Nancy Ares Writes about Dealing with Inequality
In the face of the tragedy at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, Nancy Ares, associate professor at the Warner School, offers suggestions for educators to be active allies and participants in combating racism, white supremacy, and white privilege, and the ongoing inequity and violence taking place in schools and society. Read more...

Soak Up Summer with July Events
The University Events Calendar has highlighted a selection of events that will keep you busy in July.

Horizons at Warner Kicks Off
The Warner School is hosting 135 city school students for the sixth consecutive summer of Horizons at Warner, a summer enrichment program running through Aug. 7. Read more...

Go Green: Chilling Freely And Feeling Cool
The University's Central Utilities and Middle Campus Chiller Plants have achieved LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Read more...

Farmers Market Features Tomato Corn Salsa
The University Farmers Market returns from 3 to 6 p.m. today in the Saunders Research Building atrium. Meet the vendors, sample goods, receive nutrition education and cooking tips, and enter to win raffle prizes. The featured recipe this week is a tomato and corn salsa sample. Keep up with all the market highlights—sign up for the weekly Well-U Farmers Market newsletter.

Grappa Restaurant Opens at College Town
Grappa, a modern take on the classic Italian restaurant, opened June 30 in the new Hilton Garden Inn in College Town.

July 1, 2015
Scattered T-Storms

Today's Forecast:
Scattered T-storms, High 74°
Tomorrow:
Partly Cloudy, High 72°

Today's Event Highlight

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Rochester in the News
Slate Magazine (June 30)
Toxic Substances Rip Up Lungs and Inflict Cancer: Our System for Protecting Workers Is Tragically Broken
Doctors at Strong Memorial Hospital diagnosed bricklayer Chris Johnson with acute silicosis triggered by mixed dust exposure.

Albany Times Union (June 30)
Could Funding for NY Photonics Institute Be in Trouble?
A consortium lead by the University of Rochester, RIT, and SUNY Polytechnic Institute is vying for a federally backed $110 million photonics institute. The Obama administration's decision could be suspended due to manufacturing stimulus cuts.


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