@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
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
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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