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@Rochester: News for University of Rochester

In Today's Issue

  • Welcome Back from President Seligman
  • Registration Opens for Meliora Weekend
  • Flag Lowered in Memory of Sue Koseski
  • Keep Your Computer Virus Free
  • Leadership Coaching Available for Senior Leaders

News and Announcements

Welcome Back from President Seligman
"Welcome to all for what promises to be a particularly exciting year for our University," writes President Seligman in a message to faculty, students, and staff.
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Registration Opens for Meliora Weekend
Online registration for Meliora Weekend 2010 (Oct. 14–17) opens at noon today. Featured events include a keynote address by Sanjay Gupta, chief medical correspondent for health and medicine at CNN; a performance by comedian Jim Gaffigan; a presidential panel on the future of health care; student performances; family events; and more.
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Flag Lowered in Memory of Sue Koseski
The University mourns the loss of Sue Koseski, a longtime administrator for the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. Koseski, who was 59 and lived in Henrietta, died Saturday, July 31. The University flag is lowered to half staff today in her honor. Read her obituary from the Democrat and Chronicle.

Keep Your Computer Virus Free
Did you know the University provides Sophos antivirus software free to all faculty, staff, and students? Here are some additional ways to keep your computer virus-free. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, please send them to UnivIT_SP@ur.rochester.edu.

Leadership Coaching Available for Senior Leaders
Two openings remain in the Leadership Coaching Certificate Program for senior leaders. The program, which begins Sept. 22, is the result of a partnership between the University's Warner Center and local executive leadership development firm, McArdle Ramerman. The program meets University requirements for a noncredit course tuition waiver. For more information and application materials, click here or contact Frederick Jefferson at Jefferson@rochester.edu.

August 30, 2010
Fair
Today's Forecast:
Sunny, High 88°
Tomorrow:
Sunny, High 89°
Today's Event Highlight
Exhibition: Tennyson's Arthurian Poem
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Robbins Library. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (Aug. 27)
'Coordinated Effort Needed to Deal With Shortage of Primary Care Doctors'
A Democrat and Chronicle editorial says Marc Berliant, chief of the general medicine division at the Medical Center, "has ideas worth pursuing, including institutions forgiving student loans to encourage primary care doctors to practice here and area hospitals working together to improve residency programs." Read more...

In Higher Education
USA Today (Aug. 24)
'Even Bizarre College Clubs Get Students More Engaged'
These days, groups have more innovative and downright wacky activities, from feeding squirrels to playing Quidditch. Read more...

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