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In Today’s Issue

  • First Group of University Peace Officers Sworn In
  • Eastman Hosts Finals of Musical Theater Competition
  • Senior Point Guard Earns 2nd Player of the Year Honors
  • Study Links Libraries with Better Quality of Care
  • Research Opportunities in the United Kingdom
  • Technology Development Fund Applications Due April 1
  • Well-U Sponsors Fitness Challenge

News and Announcements

First Group of University Peace Officers Sworn In
At a ceremony yesterday, 25 members of the University's Department of Security Services were sworn in as the first group of peace officers. The officers will now begin a five-month peace officer academy program for training and certification. Read more...

Eastman Hosts Finals of Musical Theater Competition
Twelve talented young singer-actors will participate in the finals of the 2013 Lotte Lenya Competition on Saturday, April 13, at the Eastman School. Read more...

Senior Point Guard Earns 2nd Player of the Year Honors
The sports site D3hoops.com named Yellowjackets senior guard John DiBartolomeo as its Men’s Basketball Player of the Year and a First Team All-American, the top two accolades awarded by D3hoops.com. The recognition marks the second time this year that DiBartolomeo has been named a national player of the year and the fourth time that he's received a First Team All-America honor. Read more...

Study Links Libraries with Better Quality of Care
New research, conducted in part by Julia Sollenberger, associate vice president and director of Medical Center Libraries and Technologies, shows that health care professionals appreciate medical libraries and believe the information has a direct impact on the kind of care they give their patients. Read more...

Research Opportunities in the United Kingdom
Deadlines are approaching for the Newtown International Fellowship and the Leverhulme Trust Visiting Professorships, programs that offer U.S. scholars funding for visiting scholars at UK institutions. Read more...

Technology Development Fund Applications Due April 1
The University’s Technology Development Fund is accepting pre-proposal applications  for its sixth round of funding until April 1. Through monetary awards, the fund promotes the transfer and translation of research into commercial applications. Awards can range from $40,000 to $100,000 to support projects of approximately one year in duration. Contact Michael Rusnak at 276-6610 with any questions. Read more...

Well-U Sponsors Fitness Challenge
Well-U is offering a fitness challenge aimed at helping you stay motivated to exercise. Earn a free Well-U T-shirt after 28 days of exercise at either the URMC Fitness and Wellness Center or the R Club Fitness Center. All participants must be members of the fitness facilities to participate. The challenge ends Sept. 30. Email well-u-info@rochester.edu with any questions.

March 29, 2013
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Today’s Event Highlight
Sustainability Seminar
2 p.m., Dewey Hall 2-110D. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Huffington Post (March 27)
Home Drone: Art at the Border of America and the Muslim World
Artist Heather Layton, senior lecturer at the University, and Brian Bailey, associate professor of education at Nazareth College, describe the motivation behind their Home Drone exhibition, which aims to raise awareness about the U.S. drone program.

Democrat and Chronicle (March 27)
Things to Do This Weekend
The Women in Music Festival, a weeklong celebration of women involved in all aspects of music, concludes with a free performance by the Greater Rochester Women’s Philharmonic at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Eastman School’s Kilbourn Hall. For a schedule of events, go to esm.rochester.edu/wmf.

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