In Today's Issue
- Eastman Quartet Invited to Perform at Inauguration
- Meeting on Brighton Bicycle, Pedestrian Plan
- Summit with IBM to Explore Research, Collaboration
- Summer in the City Examines School Health Programs
- Register Now for Access to Single Data Warehouse
News and Announcements
Eastman Quartet Invited to Perform at Inauguration
The Eastman School has been invited to send a string quartet to perform at the Presidential Inaugural Luncheon in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 21 by U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, chairman of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. The luncheon, which will be attended by the newly inaugurated president, former presidents, members of Congress, and Cabinet officials, immediately follows the official swearing-in ceremony. Read more...
Meeting on Brighton Bicycle, Pedestrian Plan
A meeting on Brighton's Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, "The Next Step: Exploring Alternatives, Add Your Voice" will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at the Brighton Town Hall Auditorium, 2300 Elmwood Ave. The open forum will include a summary evaluation of the current level of bicycle and pedestrian access in Brighton and also will provide alternative concepts for links to adjacent towns and key institutions, such as the University. Read more...
Summit with IBM to Explore Research, Collaboration
Postdocs, students, and staff are invited to attend the morning sessions of a joint meeting of University scientists, engineers, and faculty with IBM Research from 8 to 11:45 a.m. Friday, June 29, in the Helen Wood Hall Auditorium (1W-304) in the School of Nursing. The meeting, sponsored by the University's Health Sciences Center for Computational Innovation and the Office of Research Alliances, will examine shared research interests and develop collaborative projects. Click here for the agenda, or contact Megan Mack for more information.
Summer in the City Examines School Health Programs
Carlos Cotto, Rochester City School District executive director of health, physical education, and athletics, and Anthony DiGiovanni, director of business operations at Rochester School for the Deaf, will discuss
"How to Build a Healthy Student: The ABC's of School Health Programs" from noon to 1 p.m. Friday,
June 29, at the Saunders Research Building's Pearson Conference Room. The
program, sponsored by the University's Center for Community Health, is
part of the Summer in the City series, which brings together University
faculty and community partners to discuss the challenges of local health
issues. For more information, contact Center for Community Health.
Register Now for Access to Single Data Warehouse
On Aug. 10, University IT will retire the Impromptu Data Warehouse, and the Cognos Data Warehouse will become the single data warehouse for reporting needs. The new system contains financial and payroll information as well as student, grant management, space, United Way, and Meliora Weekend data. University IT urges all users who rely on financial reporting, who do not already have access to Cognos, to register immediately for access. Five days should be allowed for requests to be processed. Training classes are also available. Direct questions to the University IT Helpdesk at 275-2000, option 4.
June 27, 2012
Today's Event Highlight
Eastman at the Jazz Festival
Sunny, Windy, 80°
Partly Cloudy, 85°
Starting at 6 p.m., various venues. Read more ...
Rochester in the News
MPNnow.com (June 25)
UR Mathematicians Find Way to Hide Waves Inside Invisible 'Hat
An international team of researchers, including Allan Greenleaf, associate professor of mathematics, has come up with a process that would allow practical applications to be performed in a cloaked—or invisible—environment.
13WHAM-TV (June 25)
Daring Rochester Doctors Save a Life
A stubborn mass in Jamie Arliss's heart couldn't be removed surgically, so two Medical Center physicians worked together to destroy the mass by using a kind of medical superglue. It was the first time the substance had been used in the heart, with the goal of killing the tumor from the inside.
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