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@Rochester: April 27, 2009

@Rochester: April 27, 2009

Today's Forecast: Mostly Sunny, High 86°

Tomorrow: Thunderstorms/Wind, High 72°

In Today's Issue

  • Medical Center ID Office Hours Extended Today
  • Opera Festival Showcases Work by Eastman Composers
  • Medical Center Expert to Give Free Talk on Falls and Fractures
  • Financial Management and Statement Analysis for Nonfinancial Managers
  • Security Tip of the Week: Physical Safety
  • Learn about Cobra Coverage for Graduating Students
  • University Press Announces May Release
  • Event Highlight: Mayor Robert Duffy's State-of-the-City Address
  • Rochester in the News: Feature on Eastman Student Jazmine Byas
  • In Higher Education: $68 Million Mystery—Who's Behind These College Gifts?

News and Announcements

Medical Center ID Office Hours Extended Today

The Medical Center ID office (G-7009) will have extended hours today, April 27, from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for faculty and staff to receive their new photo ID badge

Opera Festival Showcases Work by Eastman Composers

Eastman School graduate composition students, Michaela Eremiasova and Jairo Duarte-Lopez, will have their work featured in New York City Opera's acclaimed "VOX: Showcasing American Opera" series. Read more...

Medical Center Expert to Give Free Talk on Falls and Fractures

Stephen Kates, director of the Geriatric Fracture Center at Highland Hospital, will present a free talk from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, at the the Highlands at Pittsford. Read more...

Financial Management and Statement Analysis for Nonfinancial Managers

Professionals in sales and marketing, finance, operations, and human resources are invited to attend a session on Financial Management and Statement Analysis for Non-Financial Managers on Friday, May 15. Registration ends May 1. Read more...

Security Tip of the Week: Physical Safety

Do you know what to do in case of an emergency? Dial 13 from any University phone or #413 from a Verizon or AT&T cell phone. You can also pick up one of the blue light emergency phones. The back of your ID badge contains these important numbers. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? Send them to UnivIT_SP@ur.rochester.edu. Read more...

Learn about Cobra Coverage for Graduating Students

The Benefits Office announces the latest educational series to provide you with COBRA information. The series, on April 28 and 29, will be of particular interest to employees who have dependent students who are graduating and/or are aging off of the University Health Care and/or dental plans. Topics will include COBRA notification and enrollment, how COBRA costs are calculated, and how long COBRA coverage can be continued. See times and locations

University Press Announces May Release

The University of Rochester Press announces the May release of Movements, Borders, and Identities in Africa, edited by Toyin Falola and Aribidesi Usman. 

Events

Monday, April 27

For more events: www.rochester.edu/calendar.

Rochester in the News

WHEC-TV 10 (April 24)

"Free Recital from This Year's Links Scholarship Winner"

"She wants to have a mission in her music wants to have purpose," says Eastman School Dean Doug Lowry about Eastman student Jazmine Byas. Read more...

In Higher Education

USA Today (April 23)

"$68 Million Mystery: Who's Behind These College Gifts?"

"It's the question on everyone's lips in philanthropy: Who is the mysterious donor giving away millions of dollars to at least a dozen colleges across the country?" Read more...

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