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In Today's Issue

  • Young Pianists to Compete at Eastman
  • Customer Service Center Hosts Open House on July 19
  • University IT: Legally Restricted Data
  • Send in Homepage Photos for Photo Friday

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Young Pianists to Compete at Eastman
Twenty-two young artists from around the world between the ages of 15 and 18 will participate in the 13th Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition from July 28 to Aug. 4. The prescreened competitors come from the United States, Canada, Korea, China, Japan, Costa Rica, Russia, and Italy, and will vie for cash prizes and scholarships to Eastman. Read more...

Customer Service Center Hosts Open House on July 19
The Customer Service Center of University Facilities and Services will hold an open house from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 19 at 400 Elmwood Ave., Room 1C143. The event is an opportunity for members of the University community to meet customer service representatives and learn about some of the latest customer service activities, including online requests, facilities notifications, and utility alerts. Refreshments will be provided.

University IT: Legally Restricted Data
Legally restricted data is data that needs to be protected by law. Some examples  include protected health information, Social Security numbers, credit/debit card information collected for payment of University goods or services, bank account numbers, and personally Identifying Information, which includes such things as an employee's home address or telephone number, email address, or drivers' license number. University IT urges that paper formats containing such information be secured in locked storage. Encrypt saved content and encrypt information that is moved off University systems. Read more . . .  Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, please send them to

Send in Homepage Photos for Photo Friday
Every Friday, the University homepage showcases photos taken by the University community.  Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and parents are encouraged to submit photos of University life, including campuses, people, and events.

July 9, 2012

Today's Forecast:
Sunny, 78°
Sunny, 81°

Today's Event Highlight
Hopeman Carillon Recital
7 p.m., Eastman Quadrangle.
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Rochester in the News
Science News (July 5)
Higgs Found
The Higgs boson traces back to 1964, when several physicists independently dreamed up the idea of an energy field that would have permeated the early universe (and persisted to the present). “In all honesty we were trying to solve a more modest problem,” says Carl Hagen, professor of physics and astronomy.

Democrat and Chronicle (July 6)

Sean Lahman: Closer to a Cure?
Harris (Handy) Gelbard, director of the Center for Neural Development and Disease and professor of neurology, pediatrics, and microbiology and immunology, thinks Medical Center researchers are on to something big: a new class of drugs with the potential for treating a variety of neurological disorders, including Alzheimer's and Parkinson’s diseases.

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