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In Today's Issue

  • Photos: Welcome Eastman School Class of 2014
  • Reminder: Alternate Parking for Freshman Move-In Day
  • Grand Opening Celebrates The Commons
  • Nurse Honored for Clinical Excellence
  • Sischy Lecture is Sept. 21
  • Library Hosts Used Book Sale

News and Announcements

Photos: Welcome Eastman School Class of 2014
The Eastman School welcomed the Class of 2014 yesterday as freshmen moved in to their new homes. See photos from move-in day at Eastman.

Reminder: Alternate Parking for Freshman Move-In Day
Three parking lots on the River Campus will be closed tomorrow to accommodate Freshman Move-In Day. Valentine Lot, all of Park Lot, and the entire length of Intercampus Lot will be needed for the move-in process. Employees who regularly park in those lots will need to park in the AAC Lot (formerly the River Road Lot) or the Wilson North Lot. Parking maps are available. Shuttle buses will run from the AAC Lot from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Cars left in Park Lot will be towed to the far end of the lot.  For more information, call the River Campus Parking Office at 275-3983.

Grand Opening Celebrates The Commons
Wilson Commons' newly renovated food court, The Commons, opened Monday, Aug. 23, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and free samples of food from the new eateries, which include Panda Express and Zoca. See photos from yesterday's grand opening celebration.

Nurse Honored for Clinical Excellence
Mary Beth Earley, a nurse practitioner and heart transplant coordinator in the Program in Heart Failure and Transplantation at the Medical Center, has been named the recipient of the Heart Failure Society of America’s 2010 Clinical Excellence in Nursing Award. Earley is an assistant professor of clinical nursing at the School of Nursing.
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Sischy Lecture is Sept. 21
William Thomas, a nationally recognized expert on innovative care for elders, will present the 2010 Ben Sischy, MD Visiting Scholar in Human Medicine Lecture, "Eldertopia: The Rise of the New Old Age," at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 21, at the Memorial Art Gallery. Reserve a spot online or contact Angela Pullen at 273-5937 or apullen@admin.rochester.edu.

Library Hosts Used Book Sale
The River Campus Libraries are holding a used book sale during freshman and parent orientation. The sale will be held on Thursday, Aug. 26, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, Aug. 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Rush Rhees Library reference stack area. Books are $1 for hardbound and 50 cents for paperbacks. There will be some VHS tapes and CDs, which will be priced at 50 cents.

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Today's Event Highlight
Exhibition: Staff Infection 6
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Art and Music Library, Rush Rhees Library. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (Aug. 22)
'Rally Honors Amendment Giving Women Right to Vote'
"When I went to college, the preferred professions for women were still teaching, nursing, and social work. That's not true anymore and that's great," said Nora Bredes, of University of Rochester's Anthony Center for Women's Leadership. Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (Aug. 23)
'Split Ruling on Confidentiality'
A federal judge won't force researchers to release the names of teachers they interviewed, but orders the release of schools studied—despite scholars' pledges not to do so. Read more...

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