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In Today’s Issue

  • Events to Mark World AIDS Day
  • Ford Lecture: ‘T.S. Eliot and the Auditory Imagination’
  • University IT Computer Sales Hosts Technology Day
  • Tips to Avoid Phishing Schemes
  • Eastman Early Childhood Music Session Starts Jan. 7

News and Announcements

Events to Mark World AIDS Day
As the world approaches the 23rd anniversary of World AIDS Day, recent developments in global vaccine research are providing a glimmer of hope that an effective vaccine might be within reach. The Medical Center’s Development Center for AIDS Research, the Rochester Victory Alliance, and other community groups have teamed up to sponsor a day of events on Thursday, Dec. 1.
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Ford Lecture: ‘T.S. Eliot and the Auditory Imagination’
Christopher Ricks, a professor of the humanities and codirector of the Editorial Institute at Boston University, will give the George H. Ford Lecture, “T.S. Eliot and the Auditory Imagination,” at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library. Sponsored by the Department of English. Part of the Plutzik 50/100 Commemorative Series.

University IT Computer Sales Hosts Technology Day
University IT Computer Sales will host a Technology Day today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Hirst Lounge, Wilson Commons. Representatives from companies such as Apple, Dell, Lenovo, Verizon, and AT&T will be on hand to demonstrate the latest products and discuss services provided to the University community. Advantage Credit Union will be available to provide on-the-spot financing for qualified buyers, and Computer Sales will be offering prizes and one-day specials on select items. Also, stop by for a performance by the Midnight Ramblers. For more information, visit www.rochester.edu/it/css or contact the computer store in Rush Rhees Library (275-8353).

Tips to Avoid Phishing Schemes
Could you tell if an email message requesting personal information was legitimate? University IT offers tips to recognize and avoid phishing schemes. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? Send them to UnivIT_SP@ur.rochester.edu.

Eastman Early Childhood Music Session Starts Jan. 7
Registration is open for the Eastman Early Childhood Music Program. Saturday classes for children 4 months through six years old begin Jan. 7. Full-time faculty and staff members with more than one year of full-time or two years of part-time service at the University are eligible for a 25 percent tuition reduction when enrolling their children. Reduced employee tuition is $102 for the 10-week session (Jan. 7 to March 10). For more information or to register, call 274-1400, email pgingras@u.rochester.edu, or view the program brochure.

Nov. 28, 2011
Showers
Today’s Forecast:
Scattered Showers, High 47°
Tomorrow:
PM Showers, High 59°

Today’s Event Highlight
Ossia
8 p.m., Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Science360 (Nov. 22)
Nerve Cells Key to Making Sense of Our Senses
A team of Rochester neuroscientists has unraveled how the brain manages to process complex, rapidly changing, and often conflicting sensory signals to make sense of our world. Read more...

City Newspaper (Nov. 22)
Poster Collection Chronicles AIDS
Edward Atwater says that, starting with stamps, he has always been a collector. And when he began seeing public-health posters concerning AIDS, he knew the posters were unique and worth collecting. “I started collecting them as medical history, but their significance is really about social history,” says Atwater, an emeritus professor of medicine at Medical Center. Read more...


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