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In Today's Issue

  • University’s Pride Network Celebrates 40 Years
  • Courage Bowl is Saturday
  • Events Celebrate Postdoc Appreciation Week
  • Safety Tip: Reacting to 'Near Misses'
  • Fundraiser Benefits Fertility Preservation Program
  • Free Salsa Dancing Lessons Offered

News and Announcements

University’s Pride Network Celebrates 40 Years
For 40 years, the Pride Network, a student organization at the University, has provided a welcoming environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) students on campus. A series of events during Meliora Weekend will celebrate the group’s milestones, look at the history of the Pride Network, and explore the future of diversity issues on campus.
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Courage Bowl is Saturday
Rochester and St. John Fisher College will square off in the Courage Bowl on Saturday, Sept. 18, to benefit Camp Good Days and Special Times. The football game kicks off at 7:07 p.m. at Marina Auto Stadium in downtown Rochester. Tickets, which are $7 for faculty and staff, are available at the Common Market or at the stadium on game day. Tickets can also be purchased through Ticketmaster (service fees apply). 

Events Celebrate Postdoc Appreciation Week
The School of Medicine and Dentistry's Offices for Graduate Education & Postdoctoral Affairs have planned several events next week to mark the second annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week. See the schedule of events.

Safety Tip: Reacting to 'Near Misses'
Environmental Health and Safety reminds the University community about the importance of reporting "near-miss" incidents in which an employee narrowly escapes injury. When close calls are reported, measures may be taken to prevent future incidents.
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Fundraiser Benefits Fertility Preservation Program
Strong Fertility Center will host a Wine Tasting and Silent Auction from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1, at The Lower Mill, Honeoye Falls, to benefit patients of the center’s fertility preservation program.
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Free Salsa Dancing Lessons Offered
Simon Dance Club is offering free salsa and salsa rueda lessons to members of the University community every Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. The next class is Friday, Sept. 24, in the Schlegel Hall Rotunda. Beginners as well as advanced dancers are welcome. E-mail simondanceclub@simon.rochester.edu or visit Simon Dance Club on Facebook for more information.

Sept. 16, 2010
Showers
Today's Forecast:
Showers, High 66°
Tomorrow:
Partly Cloudy, High 62°
Today's Event Highlight
Eastman Faculty Talks
6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Ciminelli Lounge, Eastman School. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
US News and World Report (Sept. 14)
'Video Mayhem Enlivens Decision Making'
Playing action-packed video games strengthens a person’s ability to translate sensory information quickly into accurate decisions, say Daphne Bavelier, a professor of brain and cognitive sciences, and her colleagues. Read more...

In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (Sept. 15)
'Community Colleges to Take Center Stage at White House Next Month'
Oct. 5 is the date for the first-ever White House Summit on Community Colleges, to be led by Jill Biden, the vice president's wife. Read more...

Sports Buzz
Men's Soccer
Sept. 18: 7 p.m., Hobart
Sept. 21: 7 p.m., Nazareth

Women's Soccer
Sept. 17: 4:30 p.m., Union
Sept. 18: 3 p.m., Wheaton

Women's Volleyball
Sept. 21: 7 p.m., Nazareth

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