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@Rochester: News for University of Rochester

In Today's Issue

  • Warner Professor Shares Uganda Experience
  • Center Provides Research Support Services
  • Desktop Encryption Protects Sensitive Information
  • Simon Students Celebrate Commencement

News and Announcements

Warner Professor Shares Uganda Experience
David Hursh, an associate professor of education, will discuss his experiences working with teachers in Uganda on WXXI's 1370 Connection today at noon. Hursh is taking part in a project developing curriculum for schools to pioneer global sustatainability efforts. Tune in to 1370AM or listen online.
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Center Provides Research Support Services
The Center for Research Support—previously named the Research Services Group—has launched a new Web site highlighting its clinical research services, including survey design, data collection, and database management and analysis.
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Desktop Encryption Protects Sensitive Information
Encryption protects data on all areas of your computer's internal hard disk from unauthorized access. Once encrypted, if your desktop or laptop should be stolen or misplaced, the computer's data will not be accessible. Learn how to get your computer encrypted. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, please send them to UnivIT_SP@ur.rochester.edu.

Simon Students Celebrate Commencement
Check out photos from Simon School's 2010 commencement on June 13. The Class of 2010 includes more than 400 students.

June 21, 2010
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Today's Forecast:
Mostly Sunny, High 80°
Tomorrow:
Mostly Cloudy, High 80°
Today's Event Highlight
Exhibit: Claude Bragdon and the Beautiful Necessity
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rush Rhees Library Rare Books and Special Collections. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Reuters (June 18)
FDA Advisers Back 5-day "Morning After" Pill
"The efficacy data was very convincing," said panelist Kathleen Hoeger, director and an associate professor of reproductive endocrinology-infertility, echoing other panel members. Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (June 17)
'Scientists Get Religion'
Jennifer Wiseman aims to civilize the sometimes-divisive discourse between the broader scientific and religious communities in her new role with the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Read more...

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