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@Rochester: News for University of Rochester

In Today's Issue

  • What Motivates Us?
  • Patricia Sime Named Division Chief
  • Student Athletes Honored
  • Watch Out for Fake Anti-Virus Software

News and Announcements

What Motivates Us?
In their pioneering work of the last 25 years, psychology professors Edward Deci and Richard Ryan have changed assumptions about why we do what we do. See recent news coverage from the Huffington Post.

Patricia Sime Named Division Chief
Pulmonary expert Patricia Sime has been named chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the Medical Center.

Student Athletes Honored
Rochester's swimming and diving teams were named Scholar All-American Teams by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America. The group also recognized Jennifer Chung '12 as a Scholar All-American.

Watch Out for Fake Anti-Virus Software
One of the most successful social engineering attacks to appear recently is FakeAV (fake anti-virus software). Criminals are creating authentic-looking copies of Windows screens and notices that make users believe their machine is infected with viruses and offer an anti-virus program to help remove the infection. If you observe a Windows page that states you have a virus or other computer-related issue, contact your department’s information technology department before clicking any links. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, send them to

July 19, 2010
Chance T-Storms
Today's Forecast:
AM T-Storms, High 84°
Chance of Showers, High 76°
Today's Event Highlight
Film: July '64
3:30 p.m. Case Method Room (1-9576), Medical Center.

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (July 16)
'ArtWalk Project Granted $250,000'
The NEA noted the city's plans that call for a "Poet's Walk" that identifies "historically significant poets with local ties," and a two-acre park at the University of Rochester's Memorial Art Gallery. Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (July 16)
'The Role of Regions'
The federal role in higher education completion and productivity is distant and sometimes controversial, and leaving the job to 50 states ensures wide variability. Read more...

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