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In Today’s Issue

  • Entrepreneurship Networking Night
  • Symposium: Teens Talk about Self-harm
  • Instant Messaging Security
  • Latest UR Green News Available

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Entrepreneurship Networking Night
Interested in entrepreneurship? Talk to others who have interest or professional success within the field of entrepreneurship from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. tonight in the Rotunda in Schlegel Hall. Hosted by the University’s Entrepreneurship Club and Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity, the event brings together undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, professors, alumni, and local entrepreneurs to provide an opportunity for networking and socializing. Refreshments will be provided. RSVP to Susanna Virgilio or contact her with questions.

Symposium: Teens Talk about Self-harm
“Why We Hurt Ourselves: Teens Talking About Self-harm” will be addressed at 31st Annual Janice Lynn Cohen Memorial Symposium, 8 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Nov. 9, in the Class of ’62 Auditorium (G-9425), Medical Center. Registration is $30 and begins at 7:30 am. This symposium is designed to bring medical professionals, clergy and pastoral leaders, policymakers, social workers, and the community together to discuss issues related to medical and spiritual care of children and adolescents. For more information, contact Ruth Lawrence at

Instant Messaging Security
Instant messaging has many of the same security threats as email. Instant messaging can transfer viruses and other malware and give hackers an easy way to find victims. If you regularly use instant messaging, University IT reminds you to be aware of the security risks associated with it and take steps to protect yourself. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? Send them to

Latest UR Green News Available
UR Green News is a biweekly newsletter about sustainability and the environment at the University. See the latest issue.  For more information or to send story ideas, contact

Nov. 7, 2011
Partly Cloudy

Today’s Forecast:
Partly Cloudy, High 61°
Partly Cloudy, High 62°

Today’s Event Highlight
Tuba Mirum
8 p.m., Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School.

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Rochester in the News
Salon (Nov. 3)
The Art of the AIDS Poster
Each of the more than 6,000 images in Edward Atwater’s collection of AIDS-related posters—now owned by the University’s Department of Rare Books and Special Collections—freezes its viewer at a particular social, cultural, political, and geographical point in the 30-year history of the disease. Read more...

Democrat & Chronicle (Nov. 4)
UR Named College of the Year by National Hispanic Group
The National Hispanic Institute presented its College of the Year Award to the University in recognition of its commitment to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for students in the institute’s programs. Read more...

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