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@Rochester: News for University of Rochester

In Today's Issue

  • President Seligman Gives State of University Address
  • Researchers Will Test Suicide Prevention Program
  • Youth Advocate Receives 'MOCHA' Award
  • Go Green: Many Ways to Stay Informed
  • River Campus Printing Prices Rolled Back
  • Info Session for 'TEAM' Master's Program
  • Spots Open in Volleyball, Soccer Leagues

News and Announcements

President Seligman Gives State of University Address
The state of the University is “stable and strong,” President Seligman said during his annual report to the Faculty Senate on Sept. 7. “While we will be challenged by the same economic forces that affect the entire world, our core academic and clinical care operations will continue to demonstrate the agility to effectively meet whatever challenges are sent our way,” he said. Seligman also stated that we are all partners in the comprehensive capital campaign that will help galvanize the resources needed to realize the aspirations of the University’s modified strategic plans and to build on Rochester’s great strengths in teaching, research, clinical care, creative and performing arts, and community leadership. He said the campaign will be his top priority for the next five years.
Read the full speech and view the presentation...

Researchers Will Test Suicide Prevention Program
Medical Center researchers are beginning a large, long-term study of the effectiveness of a unique suicide prevention program in high schools across New York and North Dakota.

Youth Advocate Receives 'MOCHA' Award
Ed Brockenbrough, an assistant professor of teaching and curriculum at the Warner School, was awarded the Heart of MOCHA Award from The MOCHA Center for his work with and impact on local lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youths.

go green
Go Green: Many Ways to Stay Informed
Students, faculty, and staff from different divisions can come together to read and discuss the University's sustainability efforts on The Green Dandelion blog or UR Sustainable (Facebook).

River Campus Printing Prices Rolled Back

River Campus Libraries has reduced the prices for printing in the libraries and computer labs around campus. An incentive has also been implemented for more sustainable double-sided printing. Color printing prices have been lowered by 60 percent, from 60 cents per side to 25 cents for the front and 23 cents for the back. Black and white front-sides are 10 cents and the back-side prices are reduced 20 percent, to 8 cents per page. Read more...

Info Session for 'TEAM' Master's Program
Learn about the Master of Science in Technical Entrepreneurship and Management degree program during an information session at 5 p.m. today in 1-211 Carol Simon Hall. Duncan Moore, vice provost for entrepreneurship, will host the session. Part-time and full-time study are available. Register online or call 276-3500.

Spots Open in Volleyball, Soccer Leagues
Registration is open for volleyball and soccer leagues that play at the Medical Center. Sign up by Wednesday, Sept. 15.

Sept. 8, 2010
Chance Showers

Today's Forecast:
PM Showers, High 68°
A Few Showers, High 62°
Today's Event Highlight
Interdisciplinary Clinical Ethics Conference
Noon. K-207 (2-6408), Medical Center.

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Rochester in the News
Boston Globe (Sept. 4)
'3-D Can Be a Sore Sight for Eyes'
“We all live in a 3-D world regularly, and no one’s really had problems with that,’’ says Matthew Gearinger, an associate professor of ophthalmology and pediatrics at the Medical Center’s Flaum Eye Institute. Read more...

In Higher Education
Chicago Tribune (Sept. 6)
Colleges Are Buying Land They Don't Yet Need, Expecting to Use it Decades from Now'
Some are taking advantage of good sales during a sluggish economy, while others, like Columbia University, are continuing a practice they've done for decades, buying even if the price isn't discounted. Read more...

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