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In Today's Issue

  • Foundation Announces New Fellowships for History, Eastman Students
  • Film Produced in Warner Program Is Festival Finalist
  • Prevention Is the Key to Children's Safety around Water
  • Locations at the University for Recycling Batteries

News and Announcements

Foundation Announces New Fellowships for History, Eastman Students
Starting in 2013, the Roy E. VanDelinder Jr. Fund at the Rochester Area Community Foundation will support two ongoing fellowships, worth at least $80,000 each, for European history scholars at the University and for organ studies students at the Eastman School. The fellowships are supported through a $1.9 million endowment bequeathed by VanDelinder '56, '63W (Mas), a longtime Rochester city school teacher and administrator. Read more ... Here are links to coverage by the Democrat and Chronicle and 13WHAM-TV.

Film Produced in Warner Program Is Festival Finalist
A science documentary film prepared by high school girls participating in the Warner School’s Science STARS after school program this past year will be shown at the 2012 Rochester Teen Film Festival. Txtg can b Trgc will be one of nine finalist films to be screened at The Little Theatre on Wednesday, Aug. 1, starting at 5:30 p.m. Read more...

Prevention Is the Key to Children's Safety around Water
As families pull back the covers on their backyard swimming pools, or head to the beach, it's important to remember that water can be dangerous, says Anne Brayer, associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine. Click here for her tips on keeping children safe around the water during summer.

Locations at the University for Recycling Batteries
The University offers several locations for recycling batteries, says Amy Kadrie, recycling coordinator. Nickel-cadmium, lead, lithium ion and nickel metal hydride batteries can be dropped off at 612 Engineering Stores, University IT Center at Rush Rhees Library, and Wilson Commons on the River Campus, and at Photo Illustration, Engineering Stores, parking garage office, Medical Center Parking service counter, and the environmental services office at G-6305 at the Medical Center. Alkaline batteries have been deemed safe for disposal in landfills. Read more ... Tomorrow: Recycling ink jet and toner cartridges.

July 19, 2012
Today's Forecast:
Partly Cloudy, 78°
Tomorrow:
Mostly Sunny, 79°

Today's Event Highlight
Guitar Recital: Bob Sneider
7:30 p.m., Hatch Recital Hall.
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Rochester in the News
WXXI (July 16)
Analyzing Big Money in Politics
WXXI News Director Julie Philipp interviews Lynda Powell, professor of political science, about her research on the influence of campaign donations in state legislatures and about campaign finance reform as we head into another big money political year.

Science360 (July 18)
The Academic Minute
Cynthia Ebinger, professor of arts, sciences, and engineering, discusses "Understanding Volcanic Plumbing."


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