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@Rochester June 8, 2009

@Rochester June 8, 2009

Today's Forecast: PM Showers, High 70°

Tomorrow: AM Showers, High 73°

In Today's Issue

  • Alumnus Earns Honors in Ethics Essay Contest
  • Graduates Honored for Campus Leadership
  • FIRE Lecture: Managing Your Faculty Consulting Agreement
  • Consultations with Investment Company Representatives Available
  • Security Tip of the Week: Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft
  • Correction: Motorcycle Run is June 21
  • Event Highlight: Summer in the City Lecture Series
  • Rochester in the News: Pascal Jean-Pierre on Cancer Treatment Impact
  • In Higher Education: Home Dissection Kits and More

News and Announcements

Alumnus Earns Honors in Ethics Essay Contest

Alamdar Murtaza '09 has earned second place in the 2009 Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest. Read more...

Graduates Honored for Campus Leadership

The Office of Minority Student Affairs has honored six graduates for campus leadership during their college careers. Read more...

FIRE Lecture: Managing Your Faculty Consulting Agreement

This month's For Inventors, Researchers, and Entrepreneurs lecture series will feature "Managing Your Faculty Consulting Agreement" from 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday, June 11, in the Louise Slaughter Conference Room (1-9555) at the Medical Center. E-mail David Englert or call 784-8856 to register. Read more...

Consultations with Investment Company Representatives Available

Individual consultations with Fidelity, TIAA-CREF, T. Rowe Price and Vanguard are available at various times and locations to assist with retirement and financial planning under the University retirement program. Read more...

Security Tip of the Week: Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

Identity theft occurs when someone uses your name, Social Security number, credit card number, or some other piece of your personal information for financial gain. Learn ways to protect yourself.  Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, please send them to UnivIT_SP@ur.rochester.edu. Read more...

Correction: Motorcycle Run is June 21

The "Ride to the Dakota" motorcycle run in Hilton is Sunday, June 21. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Wilmot Cancer Center. Read more...

Events

Tuesday, June 9

Summer in the City Lecture Series: "Old Age is Not for the Faint of Heart (or Mind!)." Anderson Room, Medical Center. Noon to 1 p.m.

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

Rochester in the News

Reuters (June 4)

"Antidepressant Curbs Cancer-Related Mental Ills"

"Cancer and its treatment impact important areas of cognitive function such as attention and memory, which are essential to patients' effective psychosocial functioning and quality of life,"says Pascal Jean-Pierre, research assistant professor in the department of radiation, oncology, and family medicine. Read more...

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (June 5)

"Home Dissection Kits and More"

The proliferation of do-it-yourself experiment kits is allowing online students to do at home almost everything classroom students can do, including dissecting a fetal pig, winning over critics of the viability of the sciences through distance education. Read more...

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