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In Today's Issue

  • Video Chronicles Warner Summer Program
  • Meliora Weekend Keynote Lottery Closes Aug. 1
  • Webinar Looks at How to Get the Most out of LinkedIn
  • University IT: Protect Data by Locking Computer Screen

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Video Chronicles Warner Summer Program
A new video describes the Horizons six-week summer enrichment program run by the Warner School for kindergarten through eighth-grade students from Rochester city schools. The program is designed to keep students engaged in core subjects such as reading, math, and science during the summer months by blending lessons with activities in art, sports, cultural enrichment, and field trips. 

Meliora Weekend Keynote Lottery Closes Aug. 1
The lottery for tickets to the live, Meliora Weekend keynote address by Barbara Walters on Oct. 13 will be open to entries until noon, Wednesday, Aug. 1. Date of entry has no bearing on lottery results. Lottery entrants will be notified of the results on Thursday, Aug. 9, by email. Tickets are $25. For more information, visit or call (585) 273-5888 or (877) MELIORA.

Webinar Looks at How to Get the Most out of LinkedIn
John Hill, higher education evangelist with LinkedIn, and the University's Office of Alumni Relations, will offer "Leveraging the Power of LinkedIn—Beyond the Basic Profile," a free webinar exclusively for members of the University community at 1 p.m. Aug. 3. Registration is required. A confirmation will be sent to participants containing webinar log-in information.

University IT: Protect Data by Locking Computer Screen
It takes only a few seconds to secure a computer and discourage malicious individuals from snooping through files. University IT urges you to lock your computer screen every time you leave your computer. Click here for tips on how to do so. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, please send them to

July 30, 2012
Today's Forecast:
Partly Cloudy, 86°
Isolated Thunderstorms, 86°

Today's Event Highlight
Hopeman Carillon Recital
7 p.m., Eastman Quadrangle
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Eastman Young Artists International Piano Competition
All day, Eastman School
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Rochester in the News
CNN (July 26)
Siblings Heal Family Rifts
through Therapy

Couples seeking marriage counseling outnumber sibling pairs 10 to one. Tziporah Rosenberg, assistant professor of psychiatry and family medicine, says siblings may not feel the same urgency to improve their relationships as couples do. Romantic partners or spouses have closely intertwined daily lives ... It's uncommon for adult siblings to be as close, especially if they live far apart.

Democrat and Chronicle (July 26)
RocMusic Collaboration
Could Make Beautiful Sound
in Rochester

An initiative by the Eastman School and other groups to provide tuition-free music instruction to 40 city youths "is a promising template for similar initiatives: a partnership of like-minded community interests, a novel approach, a start-small mentality, and a vision for growth."

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