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In Today's Issue

  • Yellowjacket Weekend Features Daily Show Comedian
  • Pro Football Legend to Speak at Men’s Health Day
  • Reminder: Back Up Your Digital Data
  • Sessions Planned on Insurance Program

News and Announcements

Yellowjacket Weekend Features Daily Show Comedian
The University's annual Yellowjacket Weekend kicks off the fall semester with a stand-up show by Comedy Central writer and comedian John Oliver at 9 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 3, in Strong Auditorium on the River Campus.

Pro Football Legend to Speak at Men’s Health Day
Pro foolball star Gale Sayers will be among the featured speakers at this year's Men’s Health Day on Friday, Sept. 10. The event includes information and education for men ages 45 and older.

Reminder: Back Up Your Digital Data
Many people rely on computers to store important information. University IT recommends that you back up your data on removable media that you keep in a secure place. If sensitive or confidential data is contained within your backups, use additional protection measures. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, please send them to

Sessions Planned on Insurance Program
MetLife Auto and Home consultant Keith Christiansen will be available for one-on-one questions about the voluntary auto and home group insurance program on Monday, Aug. 16, and Tuesday, Aug. 17. See the schedule for times and locations.

August 16, 2010
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Today's Event Highlight
Exhibition: Staff Infection 6
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Gallery at the Art & Music Library, Rush Rhees Library. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Rochester Business Journal (Aug. 13)
'URMC receives $15 Million Bioterrorism Grant'
The Medical Center has received $15 million in federal bioterrorism funding that allows investigators to build on several discoveries made during the past five years to improve the ability to treat radiation injuries, especially from an act of terrorism. Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (Aug. 12)
'Asking More Than Male or Female'
The Common Application is considering adding voluntary questions about applicants' sexual orientation and gender identity.  Read more...

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