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@Rochester: May 4, 2009

@Rochester: May 4, 2009

Today's Forecast: Partly Cloudy, High 62°

Tomorrow: PM Showers, High 62°

In Today's Issue

  • Ronald Jones Elected a Distinguished Fellow of the American Economic Association
  • Security Tip of the Week: Copyright and File Sharing
  • Register for 'Current Issues in Financial Reporting'
  • Graduate Assistant Position Available
  • Video Highlights Mug Program
  • Event Highlight: Aging Research Day
  • Rochester in the News: Rochester among Giants in Federal Research Funds; Chad Post on World Voices Festival
  • In Higher Education: Educators Open Up to Gender Studies

News and Announcements

Ronald Jones Elected a Distinguished Fellow of the American Economic Association

One of only three economists selected for the honor this year, Ronald Jones, Xerox Professor of Economics, is being recognized for his lifetime contributions to the theory of international trade. Read more...

Security Tip of the Week: Copyright and File Sharing

Did you know the University receives hundreds of copyright infringement notifications for students, faculty, and staff? Notifications on staff members are passed to their managers for the first offense, and Human Resources for subsequent offenses. Faculty members have the first notification passed to their department chair, second notifications are passed to the department chair and the Dean's Office. Learn more about copyright and file sharing and explore links for legal music and movies. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, please send them to Read more...

Register for 'Current Issues in Financial Reporting'

A half-day seminar on "Current Issues in Financial Reporting" runs from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday, June 5, in Schlegel Hall. Register by May 20. Read more...

Graduate Assistant Position Available

Fraternity and Sorority Affairs is seeking applicants for the Graduate Assistant Program Coordinator position for the next academic year. Any student enrolled full-time, or enrolling in the fall, in a University graduate degree program may apply. The expected start date for the position is July 1. 

Video Highlights Mug Program

Dining Services' Green Team has created a short video to encourage the University community to take part in the Mug Program


Monday, April 4

Aging Research Day: Goergen Hall 101. 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

For more events:

Rochester in the News

Democrat & Chronicle (May 1)

"UR Among Giants in Federal Research Funds"

The University received more research money from the federal government in fiscal year 2008 than all SUNY schools combined, and more than four of the eight Ivy League schools. Read more...

13 WHAM-TV (May 1)

"Author Mark Binelli"

Mark Binelli, who spoke at the University Thursday about his book, Sacco & Vanzetti Must Die!, and Chad Post, director of Open Letter Press, discuss the PEN World Voices Festival. Read more...

In Higher Education

New York Times (April 29)

"Educators Open Up to Gender Studies"

From Cambridge, England, and Stanford, Calif., to the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Sana University in Yemen, gender has become a growing subject in academia. Read more...

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