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In Today's Issue

  • Work Begins on Plaza Between Morey and Lattimore Halls
  • Security Tip of the Week: Lock Your Computer Screen
  • Campers Learn Science By Doing Science
  • Alumnus is Recipient of Fraternity Scholarship

News and Announcements

Work Begins on Plaza Between Morey and Lattimore Halls
Work begins this week on the construction of a plaza between Morey and Lattimore Halls on the River Campus. This plaza will require removal of the existing sidewalk in front of the Eastman Kodak Colonnade, excavation for foundations, installation of seat walls, and installation of new paving materials. Pedestrian traffic will be routed to the sidewalk in front of Bausch & Lomb and Dewey Halls. Work on the project will continue through early October.

Security Tip of the Week: Lock Your Computer Screen
Your computer screen is the way you view all of the information on your computer and it takes only a few seconds to secure your computer and discourage malicious individuals. Lock your computer screen every time you leave your desk. Here are some ways to secure your computer. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, please send them to

Campers Learn Science by Doing Science
The Get Real! Science Camp, created in 2004 by April Luehmann, Warner School associate professor of education, teaching and curriculum, has city middle school students getting their feet wet…literally.

Alumnus is Recipient of Fraternity Scholarship
Brandon Zimmerman, who graduated in May with a bachelor of science degree in optics, has received the 2009 Grand Basileus Award from Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. He is the first Rochester student to receive the award.

July 20, 2009
Today's Forecast:
Partly Cloudy, High 77°
PM Showers, High 76°

Today's Event Highlight
Hopeman Memorial Carillon Recital
Eastman Quadrangle. 7 p.m.

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Rochester in the News
U.S. News and World Report (July 16)
"Scientists Reverse Muscular Dystrophy in Mice"
Rochester scientists have found a way to interfere with a stray genetic process critical in the development and progression of a major form of muscular dystrophy. Read more ...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (July 17)
"Federal Cooperation"
Education and Labor Departments, often at odds with one another, assure Senate subcommittee of their willingness to work together on reform of Workforce Investment Act. Read more...

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