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In Today's Issue

  • Changes Made to Wireless Services
  • Workshop: Coping with Work and Family Stress
  • Career Development Program Applications Available
  • Wilmot Team Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
  • Exhibit Features Jazz Festival Photos
  • @Rochester Takes a Break on Labor Day

News and Announcements

Changes Made to Wireless Services
As part of the University’s efforts to secure network resources, University IT has introduced changes to its wireless services on the River Campus. Current faculty, staff, and students have two primary options to connect to the wireless network: UR_RC_InternalSecure (enter the service passphrase URWireless when prompted) and UR_RC_DomainAuth. Guests can use the UR_RC_Guest connection, which includes limited access to the Internet. Contact the IT Center at UnivITHelp@rochester.edu or 275-2000 for assistance.

Workshop: Coping with Work and Family Stress
The Coping with Work and Family Stress workshop on Thursday, Sept. 9, will provide participants with training on the role of perception in stress, the effects of stress on the body, communication for stress reduction, effective problem solving, stress-fighting strategies, and more. The workshop runs from noon to 4 p.m. in the Louise Slaughter Room (1-9555) at the Medical Center. For more information, call 276-5050. Register online.

Career Development Program Applications Available
Because of unexpected availability of funds in the program year, the University's Clinical and Translational Science Institute is making a special Mentored Career Development Program (KL2) solicitation. Applications are due on Sept. 20. Check www.urmc.rochester.edu/ctsi for more information or contact Sherry Bennett at 758-7838 or Katie Libby at 758-7831.

Wilmot Team Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
The Wilmot Cancer Center’s Comprehensive Breast Care Center is seeking team members for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. The event begins at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, at Frontier Field. Click here to join or support the team. For more information, contact Sandra Sabatka at 276-4529 or Kathy Drogan at 275-4942.

Exhibit Features Jazz Festival Photos
Through the end of September, the Edward G. Miner Library is hosting an exhibit of Kelley Yost's photographs from the 2010 Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival. Yost is an assistant professor of clinical pediatrics as well as an official media photographer for the festival.
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@Rochester Takes a Break on Labor Day
In observance of Labor Day, @Rochester will not be sent on Monday, Sept. 6. It will return to your inbox Tuesday, Sept. 7. In the meantime, check out the special Labor Day photos featured on the University homepage.

Sept. 3, 2010
Chance T-Storms

Today's Forecast:
PM T-Storms, High 82°
Tomorrow:
Showers/Wind, High 63°
Today's Event Highlight
Yellowjacket Weekend
Sept. 3–6. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (Sept. 2)
'Hospitals Get Healthy Marks'
Leaders at Monroe County's largest hospitals learned Wednesday that they aced their exams. "It's rewarding that our efforts have made a difference," said Paul Graman, Strong Memorial Hospital's epidemiologist and a professor of medicine. Read more...

In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (Sept. 1)
'In Canada, More Than One Way to Globalize a Campus'
More than half of the country's colleges and universities offer or are developing workshops for faculty members on internationalizing their curricula. Read more...

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