In Today's Issue
- Women's Soccer Coach Terry Gurnett Stepping Down
- Grants Support Research on Reducing Violence
- Alternate Parking Today for Freshman Move-In Day
- Pinpoint Gene Control Boosts Parkinson’s Research
- University Mourns Loss of Kathleen Manley
- Convocation Welcomes Students to Academic Life
- Go Green: Giving New Life to Plastic Bottles
News and Announcements
Women's Soccer Coach Terry Gurnett Stepping Down
Grants Support Research on Reducing Violence
Terry Gurnett, the winningest coach among NCAA Division III women’s soccer coaches, will resign as Rochester women's soccer coach after the 2010 season to devote more energy to his role as associate director of athletics for advancement.
The Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention has awarded a total of $2.4 million to two research groups in
the Department of Psychiatry at the Medical Center for studies aimed at
Alternate Parking Today for Freshman Move-In Day
Three parking lots on the River Campus
will be closed today for 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.
Pinpoint Gene Control Boosts Parkinson’s Research
A technology developed at the Medical Center that enables scientists to turn on genes exactly when and where they want in the nervous system is helping scientists in the hunt for an agent to stop Parkinson’s disease.
University Mourns Loss of Kathleen Manley
The University flag will be lowered today in honor of Kathleen Manley, a medical files clerk for primary care at the Medical Center. Manley, who was 47 and lived in Rochester, joined the University in 1999. She died July 10. Read her obituary from the Democrat and Chronicle.
Convocation Welcomes Students to Academic Life
University faculty and staff are invited to the College's Convocation at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 26, on the Eastman Quad. Dignitaries and student leaders will welcome members of the Class of 2014 and their parents to academic life at the University. The annual event marks the official start of the 2010-11 academic year.
Go Green: Giving New Life to Plastic Bottles
Plastic bottles recycled on the River
Campus or at the Medical Center are taken to a sorting plant, and
relocated to a processing plant where they are reformed and given a new life.
August 25, 2010
Today's Event Highlight
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1 p.m. Office of Education Resources (2-7608), Medical Center. Read more...
Rochester in the News
WXXI (Aug. 24)
'Local Experts Analyze Mosque Controversy'
Two scholars of religion at the University of Rochester say it's time to step back and reconsider the issue in light of America's past history--and its treatment of succeeding generations of immigrants. Read more...
In Higher Education
New York Times (Aug. 22)
'Students, Welcome to College; Parents, Go Home'
As the latest wave of superinvolved parents delivers its children to college, institutions are building into the day, normally one of high emotion, activities meant to punctuate and speed the separation. Read more...
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