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In Today's Issue

  • Research Center for the Deaf Honored
  • Go Green: Outdoor Recycling Begins
  • Filmmaker Presents Tea on the Axis of Evil
  • Lecture: 'Claude Bragdon and Modern Art'
  • University Regalia Discounted

News and Announcements

Research Center for the Deaf Honored
As part of Rochester Deaf Awareness Week, the University’s National Center for Deaf Health Research is being honored for its efforts to alleviate barriers and increase opportunities for deaf people.
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Go Green: Outdoor Recycling Begins
go green
Recycling bins have become a common sight inside University buildings over the past several years. But what about outside? University Facilities and Services is trying a few different models and styles for outdoor containers on the River Campus. Read more...

Filmmaker Presents Tea on the Axis of Evil
Filmmaker Jean Marie Offenbacher visits Rochester today to present her film, Tea on the Axis of Evil. The award-winning film about “real life in Syria” will be shown at 5:30 p.m. in Sloan Auditorium. Offenbacher will be available for a Q-and-A session after the free screening. A reception will follow in the Munnerlyn Atrium. For more information, contact the Film and Media Studies office at 275-5757 or visit the Film and Media Studies Web site.

Lecture: 'Claude Bragdon and Modern Art'
Linda Henderson, a professor of art history at the University of Texas at Austin, speaks on "Claude Bragdon and Modern Art" on Sunday, Oct. 10, at 2 p.m. at the Memorial Art Gallery. Henderson is a contributor to the new book Claude Bragdon and the Beautiful Necessity. The lecture will be followed by a book signing. The talk is Included with gallery admission.

University Regalia Discounted
Oak Hall, the provider of the official University regalia, is currently having a 10 percent off sale on all custom graduation attire. Interested departments or faculty members should contact the bookstore on their campus by Nov. 15.

Sept. 22, 2010
Scattered T-Storms
Today's Forecast:
Scattered T-Storms, High 72°
Isolated T-Storms, High 77°
Today's Event Highlight
Wilson Commons Wednesday
Noon to 1:30 p.m., Hirst Lounge, Wilson Commons.

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Rochester in the News
BusinessWeek (Sept. 20)
'Finance: Post-Crisis, Still a Hot Major'
Considering the magnitude of the crisis and the extent of the job cuts in banking, it remains fairly popular with students, said Mark Zupan, dean of the Simon School. The school plans to launch an undergraduate business program in January 2011, and Zupan said he expects finance to be the most popular major. Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (Sept. 21)
Calculating How Much 'Education Pays'
A College Board report documents the value, to individuals and society, of postsecondary degrees—even as college prices rise. Read more...

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