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@Rochester June 5, 2009

@Rochester June 5, 2009

Today's Forecast: Partly Cloudy, High 72°

Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny, High 76°

In Today's Issue

  • Marv Levy Will Be Keynote Speaker at Men's Health Day
  • Eastman Alumnus Awarded Visual and Performing Arts Fellowship
  • University Remembers Edward Titlebaum
  • Joanna Scott Gives Reading at Writers & Books
  • IT Developing Initiatives to Control Costs
  • Motorcycle Run Benefits Wilmot Cancer Center
  • Event Highlight: GlassWear Exhibition Tour
  • Rochester in the News: Laser-etched Metal Makes Liquid Flow Uphill; Curt Smith on WXXI With Bob Smith
  • In Higher Education: Colleges See the Light with LED

News and Announcements

Marv Levy Will Be Keynote Speaker at Men's Health Day

Former Buffalo Bills coach and Pro Football Hall of Famer Marv Levy will be the keynote speaker at Men's Health Day on Friday, Sept. 11. Levy's address will highlight the annual Medical Center event, now in its fifth year. Read more...

Eastman Alumnus Awarded Visual and Performing Arts Fellowship

Eastman alumnus Caleb Burhans, described by the New York Times as a "man of many talents" whose "name stands out on a roster," has been awarded a Leonore Annenberg Fellowship in the Performing and Visual Arts. Read more...

University Remembers Edward Titlebaum

The University flag will be flown at half-staff today, June 5, in memory of Edward L. Titlebaum, 72, who died May 27. Titlebaum was a professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering. A memorial service will be held in the Interfaith Chapel at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 21. Read more...

Joanna Scott Gives Reading at Writers & Books

Joanna Scott, Roswell Smith Burrows professor of English, will read from her most recent novel, Follow Me, at Writers & Books, 740 University Ave., at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 9. Cost is $3 for Writers & Books members; $6 for non-members. 

IT Developing Initiatives to Control Costs

University IT is working with administrators and users to develop recommendations for controlling costs. The next initiative is to eliminate the printed monthly IT/Networking & Communications statements. June is the last month for printed statements. IT will offer auditing classes to assist departments with the transition.  Read more...

Motorcycle Run Benefits Wilmot Cancer Center

The "Ride to the Dakota" motorcycle run in Hilton on Saturday, June 20, will benefit the Wilmot Cancer Center. Read more...

Events

Friday, June 5

GlassWear Exhibition Tour: Memorial Art Gallery, 2 p.m.

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

Rochester in the News

Scientific American (June 3)

"Laser-etched Metal Makes Liquid Flow Uphill"

Institute of Optics researchers Anatoliy Vorobyev and Chunlei Guo have devised a way to make liquid flow against gravity through capillary action by etching tiny channels into the surface of a metal plate with a high-intensity laser. The process could find use in the field of microfluidics, in which tiny amounts of liquid are moved around for lab-on-chip applications. Read more...

WXXI 1370 Connection (June 1)

"Curt Smith on WXXI with Bob Smith"

Curt Smith, senior lecturer in English, author, and former speechwriter to former President George H.W. Bush, appeared on Bob Smith's radio show on WXXI on June 1 to talk about current events, politics, and baseball. Listen here. 

In Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education (June 4)

"When It Comes to Saving Money, Colleges See the Light in LED"

A buzz about LED lighting is growing at colleges across the country, but it is a trend that probably few people would notice. Read more...

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