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In Today's Issue

  • $3M Gift to Boost Strategic Initiatives
  • World's Top Teen Pianists to Gather at Eastman School
  • Two Join American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Traffic Delays Possible Near University
  • Summer Institute Deadline Nears
  • Social Security Number Registration Reminder

News and Announcements

$3M Gift to Boost Strategic Initiatives
Three Rochester-area business partners presented a gift of $3 million to advance strategic initiatives at the Medical Center.

World's Top Teen Pianists to Gather at Eastman
For the first time since the contest was launched in 1997, the finalists in the Eastman Young Artists Piano Competition will play the deciding concerto round with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Eastman Professor and Conductor Neil Varon. The 8-day event starts Saturday, July 31.

Two Join American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Jill Quinn, an assistant professor at the School of Nursing, and Jane Tuttle, a professor of clinical nursing and pediatrics, were recognized as nurse practitioner leaders who have made outstanding contributions to health care through clinical practice, research, education or policy.

Traffic Delays Possible Near University
Facilities and Services advises the University community to expect traffic delays and congestion this week as road work continues on Mt. Hope Avenue, East Henrietta Road, and South Clinton Avenue. See details on each project.

Summer Institute Deadline Nears
The deadline to register for the Institute for Innovative Transition 2010 Summer Institute, "Strategies for Successful Campus-based Options for Students with Developmental Disabilities," is July 15. The institute, designed for families and professionals interested in learning more about inclusive postsecondary education options and opportunities for students with developmental disabilities graduating from high school, will take place 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 22, at the RIT Inn and Conference Center. For more information, call 276-3657 or e-mail Kristen Love.

Social Security Number Registration Reminder
It is University policy that all Social Security numbers are registered using the SSN registration form. If changes to a current collection are made, update and register the changes. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, send them to

July 12, 2010
Partly Cloudy
Today's Forecast:
Partly Cloudy, High 89°
Scattered T-Storms, High 83°
Today's Event Highlight
Hopeman Memorial Carillon Recital
7 p.m. Eastman Quadrangle.

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Rochester in the News
MSNBC (July 9)
'Survival Tactic Evolves in Flies Using Bacteria, Not Genes'
"Normally, you'd think that a species would evolve resistance [to disease] using its own genes, but in this case they evolved resistance by spread of this symbiont," said study author John Jaenike, a professor of biology at the University. Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (July 9)
'Study Finds Foreign Enrollments Slowing'
A National Science Foundation study shows the number of international students climbed at U.S. campuses in 2009, but rate of growth dipped. Read more...

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