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  • Computers Hit by Virus That Mimics Banking Sites
  • Video Chronicles Project to Celebrate Gil Evans
  • Blackout Period Ends for Retirement Program
  • Physician Who Inspired House, M.D. to Lecture
  • MAG Fundraiser Features Antiques, Collectibles

News and Announcements

Computers Hit by Virus That Mimics Banking Sites
University IT has identified a virus infecting University computers that mimics banking and similar sites and requests confidential information. Until further notice, employees are urged not to use University computers to perform online financial transactions with external websites, even if they appear genuine. This caution does not apply to financial transactions with University websites. As always, use caution whenever providing confidential information to online sites. Read more...

Video Chronicles Project to Celebrate Gil Evans
A new video chronicles a project devoted to the music of the legendary arranger Gil Evans. The Gil Evans Centennial Celebration is part of a collaboration between New York City-based producer Ryan Truesdell and the Eastman Chamber Jazz Orchestra, directed by Dave Rivello. The orchestra will perform Evans's music at 6 and 10 p.m. Friday at the Montage as part of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival. For more on the project visit the Gil Evans Project.

Blackout Period Ends for Retirement Program
The blackout period for the University's 403(b) Retirement Program and for the Deferred Compensation 457(b) Plan transition has ended. It is now possible to change, direct, or diversify investments in the Plan, and to request a distribution, loan, or hardship from the plans as applicable. For more information call (800) 410-6497 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or visit www.tiaa-cref.org/rochester.

Physician Who Inspired House, M.D. to Lecture
Lisa Sanders, the inspiration for the television series, House M.D., will present the 2012 Sischy Lecture at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the Memorial Art Gallery. Sanders, a board-certified internist, is also the author of the New York Times Magazine “Diagnosis” column and book, Every Patient Tells a Story: Medical Mysteries and the Art of Diagnosis. The lecture is free and open to the public; click here to register. 

MAG Fundraiser Features Antiques, Collectibles
Art & Treasures, the Memorial Art Gallery's annual sale of gently used antiques, artwork, jewelry, china, porcelain, silver, crystal, fine linens, and small furniture will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, June 29, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 30, at the gallery. Entry is free; all sales benefit the gallery. Shop ahead of the crowd by buying a ticket to the "Bargains and Beer" Preview Party from 6 to 8 p.m. today. Read more ...

June 28, 2012
Fair

Today's Forecast:
Mostly Sunny, 88°
Tomorrow:
Partly Cloudy, 89°

Today's Event Highlight
Biennial Artist Lecture:
Roberto Bertoia

11 a.m., Memorial Art Gallery. Read more ...

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (June 26)
Shining a Spotlight on Gil Evans
In what would have been the late Gil Evans’s 100th year, the legendary arranger is being honored at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival at 6 and 10 p.m. Friday at the Montage. It’s a much-deserved repeat of a concert held at the Eastman School in February.

Democrat and Chronicle (June 27)
Sean Lahman: UR's a Tech Hub
"The work of researchers at both the River Campus and at the Medical Center have spawned dozens of startups, like Vaccinex, a thriving biotechnology business, and others like TET Solutions and Calorics, just starting to get off the ground."


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