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In Today's Issue

  • University Plays Key Roles in Search for Higgs Boson
  • Eastman Faculty on Backstage Pass
  • Meath Game Benefits Golisano Children's Hospital
  • Financial Health Bites: Budgeting
  • RPO Offers Discounts on Upcoming Concerts

News and Announcements

University Plays Key Roles in Search for Higgs Boson
July 4, 2012, was a historic day in science with researchers at CERN announcing the discovery of a new particle that is “consistent with the Higgs boson.” It was also a historic day for the University. Not only was a Rochester faculty member an originator of the theory for the Higgs mechanism and the Higgs boson, three Rochester scientists worked on one of the experiments that led to the CERN discovery. Read more...

Eastman Faculty on Backstage Pass
Juliana Athayde, Rochester Philharmonic concertmaster and assistant professor of violin and undergraduate orchestral repertory, and Nicholas Goluses, professor of guitar, perform and talk with Julia Figueras today at 1 p.m. on WXXI Classical 91.5 FM. Read more...

Meath Game Benefits Golisano Children's Hospital
The Eddie Meath all-star high school football game, which benefits Golisano Children’s Hospital, will take place at 7 p.m., Saturday, July 7, at St. John Fisher College. Tickets for the game, which brings together Section V’s best players to face off, East vs. West, are $6. Read more...

Financial Health BItes: Budgeting
A representative from Advantage Federal Credit Union will discuss budgeting from noon to 1 p.m., Tuesday, July 10, in the Medical Center's Natapow conference room (1-9545).  Lunches are welcome. Registration is required. 

RPO Offers Discounts on Upcoming Concerts
University faculty, staff, and alumni can obtain tickets at a discount price of $10 for a Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra performance of music by Mozart, Grieg, and Tchaikovsky at 7:30 p.m. July 11, in the Performance Hall at Hochstein. They can get 25 percent off tickets to see the RPO perform two of Tchaikovsky’s best-loved works at 8 p.m. July 14, in Kodak Hall. Both performances will be under Music Director Arild Remmereit.  To order tickets, click here and enter priority code UROC or call 454-2100.




July 6, 2012
Fair

Today's Forecast:
Mostly Sunny, 94°
Tomorrow:
Thunderstorms, Potentially Severe, 83°

Today's Event Highlight
Faculty Recital: Mike Kaupa,
Jazz Trumpet and Combo

7:30 p.m., Kilbourn Hall.
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Rochester in the News
New York Times (July 4)
Physicists Find Elusive Particle Seen as Key to Universe
Peter Higgs, the University of Edinburgh theorist for whom the boson is named, was one of six physicists, working in three independent groups, who in 1964 invented what came to be known as the Higgs field. Carl Hagen, professor of physics and astronomy, was among them.

Wall Street Journal (July 4)
A New Market for Schools
The Simon School is among U.S. business schools leading the way in efforts to master a new corner of the market: specialized master's degrees. The school now offers about a dozen such programs.

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