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In Today's Issue

  • University Renews Commitment to Sustainability
  • Flu's Evolution Strategy Strikes Perfect Balance
  • Police Arrest Suspect in Groping Cases
  • Simon School Commencement is Sunday
  • Professor Selected as Editor of Linguistics Series
  • 'Make It, Take It, Sculpt It' at the Memorial Art Gallery

News and Announcements

University Renews Commitment to Sustainability
The University is extending its purchase of renewable energy credits, using wind energy to power 100 percent of the electricity used in residential life buildings on the River Campus.
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Flu's Evolution Strategy Strikes Perfect Balance
Scientists have uncovered the flu's secret formula for effectively evolving within and between host species: balance. The findings overturn long-held assumptions about how the virus evolves.
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Police Arrest Suspect in Groping Cases
Rochester police have arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with three incidents in mid-May in which women students at the Eastman School reported they were groped by a man who came up to them from behind and then ran off
after touching them inappropriately. (Read University Security's May 19 notice.) For more updates about security issues, visit Security’s notification page.

Simon School Commencement is Sunday
The Simon School will hold its is commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 13, in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre.
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Professor Selected as Editor of Linguistics Series
Jeff Runner, an associate professor of linguistics and brain and cognitive sciences, has been appointed as the editor for the Syntax and Semantics book series.
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'Make It, Take It, Sculpt It' at the Memorial Art Gallery
The Memorial Art Gallery hosts a free "Make it! Take it! Sculpt It!" Family Day inspired by the current exhibition Albert Paley in the 21st Century on Sunday, June 13, from noon to 5 p.m. Activities include 3D art, music, dance workshops, and more.
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June 11, 2010
Partly Cloudy
Today's Forecast:
Partly Cloudy, High 76°
Tomorrow:
Scattered Thunderstorms, High 85°
Today's Event Highlight
Fehn Fest
2 p.m. Computer Studies Building 209. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
The New York Times
'Special Report - Waiter, There's A Potential Carcinogen In My Soup'
The exposure to BPA from canned food "is far more extensive" than from plastic bottles, says Shanna Swan, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology, and of environmental medicine. Read more...

In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (June 9)
'Tracking the Value (at Least in Jobs) of Federal Research Spending'
The government's major science-financing agencies have been working with universities to devise a way to bring scientific precision to the explanation of how their expenditures help the national economy. Read more...

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