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In Today's Issue

  • Study: Despite Changes, Original HIV Virus Remains
  • Mitzie Collins Brings World Music to Summer Series
  • University Mourns the Loss of David Mason
  • Go Green: 'Move Out Cleanout' a Success
  • An Etiquette Refresher with Rochester Scholars

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Study: Despite Changes, Original HIV Virus Remains
Medical Center scientists were surprised to learn that, despite thousands of changes that viruses like HIV undergo to evade the body’s immune system, the original version that caused the infection is still present in the body months later.
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Mitzie Collins Brings World Music to Summer Series
Sri Lankan chants, Bulgarian accordion melodies, and hammered dulcimer compositions will fill Kilbourn Hall for Mitzie Collins’s popular annual World Music Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 18.
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University Mourns the Loss of David Mason
The University flag will be lowered to half-staff today in memory of David Mason, a registered nurse for Adult Nursing Services. Mason, who lived in Shortsville, joined the University in November 2005. He died June 22 at age 38.  Read his obituary in the Democrat and Chronicle.

Go Green: 'Move Out Cleanout' a Success

go green
This year, the University collected a grand total of 7,586 pounds of clothing during Move Out Clean Out, an effort to collect and donate unwanted items as students move out of their campus housing in May. This year's event surpassed the collection from last year, the first year of the initiative.
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An Etiquette Refresher with Rochester Scholars
Students in grades 9-12 can brush up on their etiquette at Manners for Minors from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 17.  Topics covered will include handshakes and introductions, communication styles, appropriate attire, and more. The program aims to increase students' confidence and provide preparation for college and job interviews. Lunch is included in the $30 fee. Register by Tuesday, July 6.
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June 30, 2010
Fair

Today's Forecast:
Mostly Sunny, High 71°
Tomorrow:
Partly Cloudy, High 71°
Today's Event Highlight
Exhibition: Tennyson's Arthurian Poem
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rush Rhees Library Robbins Library. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Washington Post (June 28)
'Supreme Court Takes Narrow Approach on Anti-Fraud Law'
"It is a tremendous victory for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board," said University President Joel Seligman, co-author of a treatise on securities regulation. Read more...

In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (June 28)
'Colleges Will Need to Take a Broader View of Discrimination, Campus Lawyers Say'
Speakers at a meeting of college lawyers said institutions must think beyond race and gender to achieve diversity. Read more...

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