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@Rochester — April 6, 2007


Today's Forecast:
Flurries, High 34°
Tomorrow: Flurries, High 39°

In Today's Issue

  • National Recognition for Eastman Students and Their Teachers
  • Register Now for Rochester Scholars and Rochester Scholars Jr.
  • Finance Department Training Sessions
  • Event Highlight: Humanities Project: Archive of the Future
  • Rochester in the News: Tarduno on Earth's Ancient Magnetic Field
  • In Higher Ed: Report Calls for Guarantee of 2 Years of Postsecondary Education

News and Announcements

Three Students Win Music Teachers National Association Young Artists Competition
Eastman School students triumphed at the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Young Artists Competition, held last month in Toronto.   Read more...

Registration Opens for the Rochester Scholars and Rochester Scholars Jr. Summer Sessions
Rochester Scholars and Rochester Scholars Jr., pre-college academic programs for students entering grades 6-12, are now accepting registrations for this summer. Tuition discounts for the University Community are available. For more information and an application, call the Office of Special Programs at 275-2344, e-mail osp@rochester.edu, or visit www.rochester.edu/osp.   Read more...

Finance Department Training Sessions
The Finance Department will offer two training sessions on Reading University Ledgers, Request for Payment Forms and Travel and Conference Forms. Sessions are on Thursday, April 19 in the Gowen Room in Wilson Commons from 1:30-4:00 p.m. OR on Wednesday, April 25 in the Upper Auditorium, 3-7619 at the Medical Center from 9:00-11:30 a.m. There is no charge for the training. To register please complete the form here.   

Events

April 6
Humanities Project: Archive of the Future/Future of the Archive: An interdisciplinary conference, Welles-Brown Room, 5:30 pm.  

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar

Rochester in the News

Malaysia Sun, Malaysia (April 5)
"Earth's magnetic field 3.2 billion-years-ago as strong as today"
John Tarduno, professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, is quoted in an article discussing his recent study which suggests that Earth's magnetic field was nearly as strong 3.2 billion years ago as it is today.   Read more...

In Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education (April 5)
"Another Report Calls for Guarantee of 2 Years of Postsecondary Education"
A new report from the Association for Career and Technical Education calls on federal, state, and higher-education leaders to create a system in which all Americans receive at least two years of training beyond high school.   Read more...

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