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In Today's Issue

  • Three Students Awarded Jazz Scholarships to Eastman
  • University Mourns Loss of Zelma Arterberry
  • Security Tip of the Week: 'Pharming'

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Three Students Awarded Jazz Scholarships to Eastman
Gabe Condon of Penfield and brothers Jeffrey Krol and Matthew Krol of Painted Post will join Eastman School of Music’s incoming freshman class in the fall as this year’s recipients of the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (XRIJF)/Eastman School of Music scholarship.

University Mourns Loss of Zelma Arterberry

The University flag will be lowered today in memory of Zelma Arterberry, an environmental services worker at the Eastman School, who died June 30. Arterberry, of Rochester, joined the University staff in 1998.

Security Tip of the Week:
Pharming is a hacker's attack to redirect a legitimate Web site's traffic to a bogus site where a user can be fooled into entering sensitive data such as a password, bank account, or credit card number. Once personal information has been entered at a fraudulent Web site, criminals have the information they need for identity theft. Here are some precautions you can take to protect yourself.

July 6, 2009
Mostly Cloudy
Today's Forecast:
Mostly Cloudy, High 75°
Partly Cloudy, High 75°

Today's Event Highlight
Good Food Collective
Louise Slaughter Room (C 1-9555), Medical Center. Noon.

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Rochester in the News
13 WHAM-TV (July 1)
"$100,000 for Garth Fagan, UR-Rochester Arts"
Garth Fagan Dance, Inc. and the University of Rochester have each been awarded $50,000 in federal funding. Read more...

In Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education (July 2)
"Online-Education Study Reaffirms Value of Good Teaching, Experts Say"
"If online courses are more effective than their face-to-face counterparts, it may be because the new setting forces instructors to break out of stale teaching habits, and not necessarily because computers are an intrinsically superior medium." Read more...

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