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In Today's Issue

  • University's Annual Fund Has a Record Year
  • Urban Fellows to Share Experiences
  • Rochester Scholars Present Projects Today
  • Biometric Screenings Available Tuesday
  • Education Session: Your Health During Vacation

News and Announcements

University's Annual Fund Has a Record Year
Thanks to the support of alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and friends, the University 2010 fiscal year concluded with a total of $10.5 million to the Annual Fund. Unrestricted annual giving to the University has doubled in just five years, a virtually unprecedented achievement in higher education.

Urban Fellows to Share Experiences
Faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend the 2010 Urban Fellows presentations today from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Interfaith Chapel, River Level. See the schedule of presentations.

Rochester Scholars Present Projects Today
High school students taking part in Summer Session A of Rochester Scholars will present their projects and activities from noon to 1 p.m. today in the Schlegel Hall Rotunda. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Office of Pre-College Programs at 275-3221 or visit

Biometric Screenings Available Tuesday
Biometric screenings are available at no cost for regular full-time and part-time faculty and staff and spouses/domestic partners enrolled in a University health care plan. You may receive one biometric screening per calendar year. To schedule an appointment e-mail

Education Session: Your Health During Vacation
Representatives from Aetna and Excellus will be on hand at the University today and tomorrow to provide employees with information and tools to prepare for unexpected situations while traveling. The Benefits Office Web site includes times and locations.

July 23, 2010
Scattered T-Storms
Today's Forecast:
Thunderstorms, High 83°
PM T-Storms, High 83°
Today's Event Highlight
Gene Bertoncini, jazz guitar
7:30 p.m. Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School.

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (July 22)
'Fourth Rochester Biennial at MAG'
The 4th Rochester Biennial, a showcase of paintings, sculptures, digital images and other media creations by six regional artists, opens Sunday at the Memorial Art Gallery. Read more...

In Higher Education
USA Today (July 21)
'Report Aims to Boost Number of College Graduates'
A report by the College Board outlines 10 recommendations aimed at boosting the percentage of young adults with at least an associate degree from 40.4 percent today to 55 percent by 2025. Read more...

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