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In Today's Issue

  • Parking Permits Expire Next Week
  • Do You Have a Vuvuzela?
  • Tomorrow is National Trails Day
  • Financial Health Bites: Identity Theft
  • 'Bargains and Beer' Preview Party

News and Announcements

Parking Permits Expire Next Week
On Wednesday, June 30, all current University parking permits will expire. To ensure uninterrupted access to your current lot, the Medical Center Parking Office and River Campus Parking Office are asking all faculty, staff, and students to renew their permits online as soon as possible.

Do You Have a Vuvuzela?
Calling all World Cup-crazy faculty, staff, and students. If you have a vuvuzela—those long plastic horns that are all rage in South Africa—or any other soccer-friendly noisemaker, join University vice president Paul Burgett at the center of Eastman Quad on Friday at 1:30 pm to be part of a video serenade as Rochester celebrates World Cup 2010. If you have flags, scarves, team jerseys, etc., bring them along.

Tomorrow is National Trails Day
Well-U is hosting a event from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, June 23, on the Carlson Library Porch, in recognition of National Trails Day. Vendors will be providing information on health and wellness and a nurse will be on site for biometric screenings. Register online.

Financial Health Bites: Identity Theft
Learn about identity theft from noon to 1 p.m. today in Room ACF-B (2-1318) in the Medical Center. Conducted by a representative from Advantage Federal Credit Union, the session is part of the Financial Health Bites Series. Guests and brown-bag lunches are welcome.

'Bargains and Beer' Preview Party
Get a jump on the Memorial Art Gallery's Art & Treasures sale at the "Bargains and Beer"' preview party from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, June 24. Admission is $15 in advance ($18 at the door). Reservations required. The Art & Treasures sale runs Friday, June 25, and Saturday, June 26.

June 22, 2010
Chance T-Storms
Today's Forecast:
PM Thundershowers, High 81°
Isolated Thunderstorms, High 84°
Today's Event Highlight
'Being the Change' Workshop
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Interfaith Chapel.

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (June 21)
'University of Rochester Medical Center Uses Funds for Research Safety'
A half million dollars in federal stimulus funds bought high-tech filtration and decontamination equipment to safely conduct bird flu virus experiments involving mice at the Medical Center. Read more...

In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (June 20)
'Scholarly Presses Confront an Increasingly Digital Present'
Hyperabundance and the future of the long-form argument, how and what libraries buy, and e-books, e-books, e-books: Those topics were front and center at the annual conference of the Association of American University Presses, held last week. Read more...

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