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@Rochester: Oct. 13, 2008

@Rochester: Oct. 13, 2008

Today's Forecast: Sunny, High 80°

Tomorrow: Sunny, High 80°

In Today's Issue

  • Group Life Insurance Open Enrollment Sessions This Week
  • Security Services Publishes Annual Compliance Report
  • Expert on Macular Degeneration to Give Free Talk
  • School of Nursing Sets Open House
  • New Lecture Series Established at Medical Center
  • Event Highlight: Wellness Workshop
  • Rochester in the News: Thomas Campbell on Economy-Induced Stress
  • In Higher Education: A Snapshot of IT Trends on Campuses

News and Announcements

Group Life Insurance Open Enrollment Sessions This Week

Stop by today or tomorrow during one of the Group Life Insurance Open Enrollment sessions to speak with representatives from Securian Life and the Benefits Office. Eligible faculty and staff may enroll in or elect an additional one multiple of salary of Group Universal Life or Group Optional Term Life insurance during open enrollment through Oct. 20. Read more...

Security Services Publishes Annual Compliance Report

Security Services annual compliance document, Think Safe, is available online. A copy will also be mailed to all faculty and staff this month. If you do not receive a copy, call 275-3437 to request one. In addition, copies are available at the University Security Center, 612 Wilson Blvd. 

Expert on Macular Degeneration to Give Free Talk

David Kleinman, an internationally known retina specialist at the University Eye Institute, will give a free talk on "Macular Degeneration and Age-Related Changes of the Eye" on Tuesday, Oct. 21. Read more...

School of Nursing Sets Open House

Nurses and other health care professionals can learn more about doctoral nursing degree opportunities Wednesday, Oct. 22, at  Helen Wood Hall. Read more...

New Lecture Series Established at Medical Center

Richard Burton, senior associate dean of academic affairs and professor of orthopaedics, has sponsored a new lecture series to focus discussion on ways to improve the care of children suffering with musculoskeletal disorders. Read more...

Events

Monday, Oct. 13

Wellness Workshop: Eastman Commons Ciminelli Lounge. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar.

Rochester in the News

WHAM-13 ABC-TV Rochester (Oct. 9)

"Getting Through Economy-Induced Stress"

Thomas Campbell, professor of family medicine, says stress affects people mentally, causing anxiety and depression, and physically, showing up in chronic backaches, neck aches, and muscular-skeletal problems. Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (Oct. 10)

"A Snapshot of IT Trends"

Many of the trends seen in campus information technology over the past few years, such as an increasing focus on security risks and a greater likelihood to support legal music and movie downloading services, continued apace in the past fiscal year, according to this year's Educause survey. Read more...

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