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@Rochester June 9, 2009

@Rochester June 9, 2009

Today's Forecast: AM Thunderstorms, High 77°

Tomorrow: Cloudy, High 71°

In Today's Issue

  • President Seligman Speaks at Second Friday Science Social
  • Seminar Focuses on Ways to Nurture Healthy Body Image
  • Westside Farmers Market Opens Season
  • Latino Professional Alliance to March in Puerto Rican Parade
  • Event Highlight: The Process Show Creative Workshop
  • Rochester in the News: David Primo on Unsolved Plane Crashes
  • In Higher Education: Students Give Group Assignments a Failing Grade

News and Announcements

President Seligman Speaks at Second Friday Science Social

President Seligman will discuss "Financial Emergencies: Past, Present and Future" at the Second Friday Science Social at 4 p.m. Friday, June 12, in the Class of '62 Auditorium (G-9425) in the Medical Center. Drinks and snacks will follow in the Forbes Mezzanine. Read more...

Seminar Focuses on Ways to Nurture Healthy Body Image

Parenting expert Joe Kelly will discuss how fathers and other important men play critical roles in the development of children and adolescents from noon to to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, in Room K-207 in the Medical Center. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. Call Laurie Naber at 273-5108 by Friday, June 12, to register. Kelly will present a community event at Fairport High School later the same day. 

Westside Farmers Market Opens Season

The University is helping mark the opening day of the Westside Farmers Market today. The market, at 831 Genesee St. (in the parking lot of St. Monica Church), runs from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and features local vegetables, fruits, baked goods, prepared food and wine, as well as plants. Music will be provided by the Generations Jazz Combo and Walri. Activities for children will also be provided. For more information, e-mail Liesel Schwartz, or visit www.westsidemarketrochester.com.  

Latino Professional Alliance To March in Puerto Rican Parade

The University's Latino Professional Alliance will walk in the Puerto Rican Parade on Saturday, July 25. A ceremony will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Liberty Pole and the parade procession will start at noon. If you'd like to participate, plan to attend a meeting at noon on Wednesday, June 10, in the ground level conference room at the new University office at 910 Genesee St. at Brooks Landing. Visit the Latino Professional Alliance Web site for more information. 

Events

Tuesday, June 9

Creative Workshop Process Show: Memorial Art Gallery. All day.

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

Rochester in the News

CNN.com (June 5)

"Flight 447 Crash Could Join List of Mysteries"

The possibility that investigators will never learn what happened to Air France Flight 447 over the Atlantic Ocean creates the false perception that flying is unsafe, says David Primo, associate professor of political science. Read more...

In Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education (June 8)

"Students Give Group Assignments a Failing Grade"

While group assignments at times offer exposure to a wide diversity of experience, too often some students don't contribute their fair share. Read more...

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