In Today’s Issue
- It Takes a City to Tackle Childhood Obesity
- Alice In the Looking Glass Exhibit Opens
- Talk: ‘A New Paradigm of Cultural Heritage Preservation’
- Protect Your Computer from Malware
- Enrollment for Yoga Classes at URMC Fitness Center
- Visiting Nurse Service Employee Honored
- Safety Corner: Tips for Selecting the Best Chair
News and Announcements
It Takes a City to Tackle Childhood Obesity
As the nation confronts an epidemic of childhood obesity, the University and community partners are working together to turn the tide. Read more...
Alice In the Looking Glass Exhibit Opens
Alice In the Looking Glass: Illustrations and Artists’ Books, 1865 to 2012, is on view through August in the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections in Rush Rhees Library. The exhibit features selections from the personal collection of Jeanne Harper, a member of the Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries. Read more...
Talk: ‘A New Paradigm of Cultural Heritage Preservation’
Lawrence Coben, executive director of the Sustainable Preservation Institute and an archaeologist at the University of Pennsylvania, will present “You Can Save Your Site and Eat It Too: A New Paradigm of Cultural Heritage Preservation” at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in Morey 321. The talk is sponsored by by Archaeology, Technology, and Historical Structures; the departments of Anthropology, Art and Art History, Religion and Classic; and the Sustainability UCIS. Read more...
Protect Your Computer from Malware
Malware, short for “malicious software,” includes viruses and spyware that
get installed on your computer, phone, or mobile device without your
consent. University IT offers tips for protecting your computer from malware. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? Send them to UnivIT_SP@ur.rochester.edu.
Enrollment for Yoga Classes at URMC Fitness Center
Registration is now available for University employees to participate in yoga classes at the URMC Fitness and Wellness Center. Classes will be offered from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Fridays from Feb. 8 to March 29. Employees are limited to one class per session. Space is limited. Enroll online.
Visiting Nurse Service Employee Honored
Marcia Chiappone, an RN hospice evaluator with Visiting Nurse Service, was recently honored with the Caring for Caregivers Award from Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Homes. Read more...
Safety Corner: Tips for Selecting the Best Chair
Inadequate or improperly adjusted seating can lead to discomfort, reduced productivity, and injury. Environmental Health & Safety’s Occupational Safety Unit provides some tips on what is important to look for when selecting the best chair for you. For more information, call 275-3241.
Feb. 4, 2013
The Week Ahead
Monday, Feb. 4
Snow Showers, High 21°
Mostly Cloudy, High 25°
Wednesday, Feb. 6
Thursday, Feb. 7
Friday, Feb. 8
Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (Jan. 31)
Sue Stewart to Receive Susan B. Anthony Award
Sue Stewart’s dedication to women’s rights and commitment to the community are being recognized by her selection as this year’s recipient of the Susan B. Anthony Lifetime Achievement Award. “She is a pioneer in the legal field for advancing women. And I can’t imagine how lucky a board of directors would be to have someone of her experience and intelligence,” says Catherine Cerulli, director of the Susan B. Anthony Center for Women’s Leadership.
Rochester Business Journal (Jan. 31)
URMC Wins $4.65 Million Grant
The Medical Center has won a $4.65 million grant to fund enhanced training of medical residents in patient-centered medical home physician offices.
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