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In Today’s Issue

  • Program Combines Music and Motion
  • Grant to Support Nursing Workforce Development
  • TEAM Master’s Program Info Session Today
  • Conference Focuses on Glia in Disease
  • Registration Open for Wound and Ostomy Symposium
  • A Story of Identity Theft
  • Latest UR Green News Available
  • Financial Health Bites: Understanding Your Credit Score
  • Computer Sales: Nintendo Wii U Preorders

News and Announcements

Program Combines Music and Motion
“Organ and the Body,” the first of this year’s monthly series of Third Sunday Concerts with the Italian Baroque organ features organist Stephen Kennedy and dancers led by choreographer Vanessa van Wormer. Admission to the Oct. 21 concert, which starts at 5:30 p.m., is $10 ($5 for students with ID), and tickets are available at the door or in advance at the gallery. Read more...

Grant to Support Nursing Workforce Development
The Greater Rochester Nursing Home Quality Consortium recently received a three-year $800,000 comprehensive geriatric education continuation grant from the U.S. Department of Health Resources and Human Services. Read more...

TEAM Master’s Program Info Session Today
Learn about the master of science in technical entrepreneurship and management degree program at an information session today at 5 p.m. in the Center for Entrepreneurship, 1-211 Carol Simon Hall. Andrea Galati, executive director of the program, will host the session. Scholarships are available for the University Community. RSVP to 276-3500 or andrea.galati@rochester.edu.

Conference Focuses on Glia in Disease
The Clinical and Translational Science Institute is sponsoring a conference on glia cells in the brain on Thursday, Oct. 18. A group of international speakers at the forefront of the field will discuss their role in the onset and progression of numerous neurological diseases. Registration is free. Read more...

Registration Open for Wound and Ostomy Symposium
The annual Wound and Ostomy Symposium is planned from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, in the Kornberg Medical Research Building at the Medical Center. Sponsored by Visiting Nurse Service and Strong Memorial Hospital, the symposium will feature lectures, vendor exhibits, and more. For details, call 787-2233, ext. 8454, or email woundsymposium@vnsnet.com. The cost is $100; $50 for VNS/Medical Center employees and students. Registration and more information is available online.

A Story of Identity Theft
A University staff member shares his experience as a victim of identity theft in this week’s security tip. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, send them to UnivIT_SP@ur.rochester.edu.

Latest UR Green News Available
UR Green News is a biweekly newsletter about sustainability and the environment at the University. Learn about the newest green initiatives on campus, achievements in sustainability, and the people who are contributing to the change. For more information or to send news and story ideas, contact mkerem@u.rochester.edu.

Financial Health Bites: Understanding Your Credit Score
Learn more about your credit score on Tuesday, Oct. 23. Conducted by a representative from M&T Bank, the session will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the Natapow Conference Room (1-9545) in the Medical Center. Lunches are welcome. Registration is required.

Computer Sales: Nintendo Wii U Preorders
University IT Computer Sales is accepting preorders for the Nintendo Wii U gaming console, games, and accessories. The system will be launched Nov. 18 and is anticipated to arrive in-store the following week. Availability will be limited. For additional information or to place a preorder, visit one of the Computer Sales retail locations in the Medical Center (G-7220B) or Rush Rhees Library (G114), or call 275-8353.
Oct. 16, 2012
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Today’s Event Highlight
Exhibit: Watermark
11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Hartnett Gallery, Wilson Commons. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (Oct. 13)
Barbara Walters the Keynote Speaker at UR’s Meliora Weekend
The keynote speaker at the University’s annual Meliora Weekend, Barbara Walters managed to be charming, funny, spiritual and, when discussing the gradual disappearance of serious news, insistently honest. (Also reported by 13WHAM-TV, YNN, and WHEC-TV)

Playbill Arts (Oct. 13)
Eastman School of Music’s Marie Rolf Refects on ‘The Prismatic Debussy’
Marie Rolf—associate dean of graduate studies at Eastman, editor of the critical edition of La mer, and artistic director of “The Prismatic Debussy” festival—explains how she came to love the composer’s music and discusses some of the highlights of the festival.

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