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In Today's Issue

  • Luncheon Celebrates Female Athletes
  • Library Will Upgrade Catalog Software Next Week
  • University Mourns Loss of Marshall Deeney
  • Peace Workshop Open to University Community
  • Donations Sought for Art and Treasures Sale
  • Fitness and Wellness Center Open House Today

News and Announcements

Luncheon Celebrates Female Athletes
The University's Susan B. Anthony Center for Women's Leadership will cosponsor the fifth annual Conversations with Champions luncheon and panel discussion at the LPGA Championship on Wednesday, June 23. This year's event reaches beyond the world of golf to include Rochester native and soccer star Abby Wambach and Olympic gold medalist skier Diann Roffe, along with LPGA professionals Christina Kim, Meg Mallon, and Betsy Rawls.

Library Will Upgrade Catalog Software Next Week
Library staff will be upgrading the Voyager Catalog software between June 21 and 24. During that time, users may experience intermittent interruptions in searching, and borrowers will be unable to self-renew their loans or place requests. For assistance, contact the circulation desk. Availability of DVDs and videos will not be updated next week, and the Miner and Carlson Library New Journal Issues lists will be temporarily suspended. Contact library staff with any questions or concerns.

University Mourns Loss of Marshall Deeney
The University flag will be flown at half-staff today to remember Marshall Deeney, program director of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health. Deeney, a 1977 Eastman Dental alumnus, died June 14. He was 63.

Peace Workshop Open to University Community
Faculty and staff are invited to attend "Being the Change," a workshop sponsored by the Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence that focuses on stress management, developing a centered clarity, and learning how to practice nonviolent communication. The free workshop begins at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22, in the Interfaith Chapel. Pizza and drinks will be served. No registration is needed.

Donations Sought for Art and Treasures Sale
The Gallery Council of the Memorial Art Gallery is looking for gently used collectibles and fine art for Art & Treasures. The annual sale, which takes place at the gallery June 24-26, will include antiques, artworks, jewelry, china, porcelain, crystal, silver, furniture, and fine linens. Drop off donations at the gallery on Tuesday, June 22, 2 to 5 p.m.; Wednesday, June 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m; or Thursday, June 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All donations are tax-deductible and benefit the gallery and its programs. (Used clothing will not be accepted.) For additional drop-off times or to arrange pickup, contact Frankie Hall-Greene.

Fitness and Wellness Center Open House Today
Stop by the Fitness Center (G-5680) in the Medical Center today from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. to learn about Fun Fitness Camp, UR Walking Club, yoga, Zumba, massage, or the club in general. You can also enter a raffle to win prizes.

June 17, 2010
Partly Cloudy
Today's Forecast:
Partly Cloudy, High 76°
Sunny, High 83°
Today's Event Highlight
Lecture: Trevor Flynn
7 p.m. Memorial Art Gallery.

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Rochester in the News
Batavia Daily News (June 16)
'Jazz Fest: Eastman School of Music Figures Prominently'
You don't have to listen long at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival to hear an artist with a connection to the Eastman School. Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (June 16)
'Too Young for College?'
A Florida community college faces a federal probe for refusing to admit a 13-year-old; other community colleges are less worried about the age issue. Read more...

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