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In Today's Issue

  • Longtime Medical Center Physician Leon Miller Dies
  • 5K Run/Walk to Benefit Prevent Child Abuse America
  • Security Tip: Copyright and File Sharing
  • Rush Hour Director to Give Talk

News and Announcements

Longtime Medical Center Physician Leon Miller Dies
Leon Miller, a scientist and physician who was part of the fabric of the Medical Center for all but the first dozen years of its 84-year history, died Friday, Sept. 3. The University flag will be lowered today in his honor.

5K Run/Walk to Benefit Prevent Child Abuse America
The University community is invited to participate in the 3rd annual Kappa Delta Shamrock 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, Sept. 25, at Wilson Commons on the River Campus. Registration is now open for the event, which will benefit Prevent Child Abuse America, a national organization that the Kappa Delta sorority supports.

Security Tip: Copyright and File Sharing
Did you know the University receives hundreds of copyright infringement notifications regarding students, faculty and staff? University IT reminds the community that they should not use University networks to download or share illegally obtained copyrighted materials. Learn more about copyright infringement. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, please send them to

Rush Hour Director to Give Talk
The Campus Activities Board presents a talk by Brett Ratner, director, producer and entrepreneur, on Friday, Sept. 24, at 8 p.m. in Strong Auditorium. Ratner is best known for his work on the Rush Hour movie series, X-Men 3: The Last Stand, and the television series Prison Break. Tickets are now on sale ($5 for undergrads and $15 for the community) at the Common Market in Wilson Commons or online.
Sept. 13, 2010
Chance Showers
Today's Forecast:
Chance of Showers, High 72°
Mostly Sunny, High 62°
Today's Event Highlight
Exhibit: Claude Bragdon and the Beautiful Necessity
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rare Books and Special Collections, Rush Rhees Library. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (Sept. 10)
'Research Funds Soar at the University of Rochester'
Showing more than a $100 million increase over last year, the University of Rochester received a record $458 million in research funds for the fiscal year that ended in June. Read more...

In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (Sept. 9)
'Scientists Are Optimistic as Appeals Court Lifts Injunction Against Stem-Cell Research'
The federal government can continue to finance embryonic-stem-cell research, temporarily, because a federal appeals court last week lifted an injunction that had blocked such work. Read more...

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