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In Today’s Issue

  • Announcement on Key University Appointments Today at 11 a.m.
  • ‘Mean Girls’ Be Warned: Ostracism Cuts Both Ways
  • Senior Named Finalist for National Basketball Award
  • Inclusive Possibilities Cluster Meets Today
  • Webinar Offers Tips for a LinkedIn Makeover
  • Know of an Interesting Student? Tell ‘The Buzz’
  • Rochester Fringe Festival Seeks Performers
  • Advances in Pain Management Course for Clinicians
  • Registration Open for Early Childhood Music Classes
  • Well-U Offers Self-Defense Training
  • Excluded? Debarred? Know Someone Who Is?

News and Announcements

Announcement on Key University Appointments Today at 11 a.m.
President Joel Seligman will join Board of Trustees Chair Ed Hajim and Provost Peter Lennie for an announcement on key appointments at 11 a.m. today in Munnerlyn Atrium, Goergen Hall. All are invited to attend. The event will also be streamed live at www.rochester.edu/news/live.

‘Mean Girls’ Be Warned: Ostracism Cuts Both Ways
A new Rochester psychology study shows that individuals who deliberately shun another person are equally distressed by the experience. Read more...

Senior Named Finalist for National Basketball Award
Men's basketball team point guard John DiBartolomeo '12 has been selected as a finalist for the 2013 Jostens Trophy, a national award to honor the most outstanding Division III basketball players of the year. Read more...

Inclusive Possibilities Cluster Meets Today
The monthly meeting of the Inclusive Possibilities (formerly Interdisciplinary Disabilities) Cluster will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. today in the Hawkins Room (1-7438) at the Medical Center. Anyone interested in issues around disability and inclusion is welcome to attend. RSVP to Bernadette_Jackson@urmc.rochester.edu or 276-5067.

Webinar Offers Tips for a LinkedIn Makeover
The Office of Alumni Relations is offering a career webinar that will include tips and best practices for creating a standout LinkedIn profile. The free session runs from 8 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, March 6. Read more...

Know of an Interesting Student? Tell ‘The Buzz’
Do you know an undergraduate student that is completing a fascinating internship or conducting noteworthy research? The Buzz wants to hear about it. The Buzz is the virtual destination to find about the cool and interesting things our students and groups are doing around campus. Submit your ideas to thebuzz@rochester.edu

Rochester Fringe Festival Seeks Performers
The 2013 First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival, in its second year, is accepting submissions for performers. The 10-day festival, cosponsored by the University, features 10 days of performing and visual arts. Apply online.

Advances in Pain Management Course for Clinicians
Advances in Pain Management VIII—a continuing medical education event sponsored by the Department of Neurosurgery and hosted by the Center for Experiential Learning—explores assessment, treatment, and management options to help physicians determine the right solution for their chronic pain patients. The course will be offered April 20 at the School of Medicine and Dentistry. Details and registration information are available online

Registration Open for Early Childhood Music Classes
Early Childhood Music classes for children 4 months through 6 years of age begin March 16 at the Eastman Community Music School. Classes for the 10-week spring session are held on Saturdays. University employees qualify for a 25 percent tuition discount. More information is available online or contact the Eastman Community Music School at 274-1400, toll free at 800-246-4706, or email EarlyMusic@esm.rochester.edu.

Well-U Offers Self-Defense Training
Well-U will offer a self-defense training program this month. A beginner session will be held at 5:15 p.m. Thursday, March 7, in Saunders Research Building Room 1412 and an intermediate class will be held at noon Monday, March 18, in the Interfaith Chapel on the River Campus. The programs will focus on self-defense techniques, strategies, and practice. Register online.

Excluded? Debarred? Know Someone Who Is?
Federal law limits the kinds of work that may be done by people who have been excluded, suspended, or debarred from federal or state contracts, grants, or programs, including Medicare and Medicaid. If you or someone you work with has been excluded, suspended, or debarred, has defaulted on student loans, or has lost a professional license, contact the Compliance Office at 275-1609, Office of Counsel at 758-7600, or the Integrity Hotline at 756-8888 (anonymous reports accepted). Read more...

March 5, 2013
Partly Cloudy
Today's Forecast:
Partly Cloudy, High 34°
Tomorrow:
Mostly Cloudy, High 38°

Today’s Event Highlight
Fredrick Douglass Institute Film Screening: Viva Riva!
5 p.m., Morey Hall 321. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Rochester Business Journal (March 1)
Activist Art
Heather Layton and Brian Bailey are collaborators on "Home Drone," an art exhibition at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Layton is a senior lecturer of art at the University of Rochester, where she teaches painting and a course called "Performance Art and Social Intervention." Bailey is associate professor of adolescence education at Nazareth College.

Rochester Business Journal (March 1)
Perfecting the Art of Admissions
“When the University released a hip-hop video touting student life last year, everyone from the Washington Post to the Huffington Post took notice.  Satyajit Dattagupta was the man behind the concept. As executive director of the Office of College Enrollment, he sensed an opportunity to reach potential students in a unique way.”

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