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- IT Alert about
Daylight Saving Time
- Duncan Moore
Sees 'Exciting Opportunity'
- Gallery Honors
- Free Workshop
by Cardiac Expert
- Leave Administration
Moves to New Location
- Event Highlight:
Presentation by Canadian Consulate
- Sports Buzz:
in the News: Holloway on Stroke Patient Care, Ernst's New Horizons
- In Higher
Alert: Do Not Manually Adjust Calendars for Daylight Saving Time
As University IT teams work to patch systems and applications, it is
critical that faculty and staff do not manually update calendar entries
that appear to be incorrect. This is an expected effect of the expanded
Daylight Saving Time change and will be fixed over the next several
Provost Moore Sees 'Exciting Opportunity’ for Entrepreneurship
Duncan Moore, the new vice provost for entrepreneurship, says he sees
exciting opportunities to transform the way entrepreneurship is nurtured
and studied in Rochester. Read
Art Gallery Honors African-American Leaders
Three area residents were honored for their contributions at the Memorial
Art Gallery's Black History Month Family Day on February 4. Margie Usher,
Luvon Sheppard, and David Anderson received the gallery's 2007 Pioneers
in Arts and Education Awards, which recognize African Americans 65 or
Expert Offers Free Health Workshop on Feb. 27
John Bisognano, associate professor of medicine, will host a free community
health event on Feb. 27 about controlling blood pressure and cholesterol
levels, part of a series of Always Better health workshops open to the
Administration Moves to New Location
The Leave Administration Office has relocated from Wallis Hall to Tobey
Village. Updated phone and fax numbers are available online.
The intramural mailing address remains P.O. Box 270025. To report workplace
incidents, short-term disabilities, and return-to-work information,
or to review leave policies, visit www.rochester.edu/working/hr/leave.
Consulate Presentation: "So You Want to Go to Canada?"
Gowen Room, Wilson Commons, 3 p.m.
for more events.
The men's and women's teams play the last game of the regular season,
hosting Carnegie Mellon University on Saturday.
The Yellowjackets travel to St. Lawrence University for the New York
State Collegiate Track Conference Championships on Friday and Saturday.
latest athletics news at www.rochester.edu/athletics.
in the News
"Many Stroke Patients Affected by Hospital Errors"
"Although most patients who experienced a preventable adverse event
were not seriously harmed, adverse events do lead to temporary discomfort,
longer hospital stays, and, in some cases, serious injury or the potential
for legal action," says Robert Holloway, associate professor of
neurology and community and preventive medicine. He is lead author of
a new study that found 12 percent of stroke patients admitted to Strong
Memorial Hospital between July 2001 and December 2004 had suffered adverse
events during treatment. Read
Journal, Iowa (February 22)
"Adults Find It's Never Too Late to Learn Music"
The article highlights New Horizons, a community music program for adults
over 50 started by Roy Ernst, professor emeritus at the Eastman School.
Ed (February 22)
"Private Giving to Colleges Soars"
"Colleges and universities took in $28 billion in charitable contributions
in 2006, up 9.4 percent from the year before and yet another record
high, the Council for Aid to Education reported in its annual survey."
more... (See a related report about donations to
the University and other local schools in the Democrat
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