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In Today's Issue

  • University Joins National GEM Consortium
  • Alternate Parking on Freshman Move-In Day
  • Surgeons Join Division of Solid Organ Transplantation
  • Security Tip of the Week: Ways to Avoid E-Mail Spam
  • Free Seminar Offers Information on In Vitro Fertilization

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University Joins National GEM Consortium
The University has been accepted into the National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science, a non-profit organization that provides science and engineering fellowships to minority students pursuing graduate degrees.

Alternate Parking on Freshman Move-In Day
Freshmen are scheduled to arrive on campus and move in to housing on Tuesday, Aug. 25. This will have a significant impact on campus traffic flow and parking on that day. Valentine Lot, all of Park Lot, and the entire length of Intercampus Lot will be needed for the move-in process. Employees who regularly park in these lots will need to park in the AAC Lot (formerly the River Road Lot) or the Wilson North Lot. Shuttle buses will be available from the AAC Lot from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Cars left in Park Lot will be towed to the far end of the lot. Parking maps are available. For information, call the River Campus Parking Office at 275-3983.

Surgeons Join Division of Solid Organ Transplantation
The Medical Center’s Department of Surgery welcomes two new surgeons to the Division of Solid Organ Transplantation: Christopher Taylor Barry and Carlos Marroquin.

Security Tip of the Week: Ways to Avoid E-Mail Spam
In this week's security tip, University IT offers 11 ways to avoid e-mail spam. Also, a PDF is available to print and use as a poster. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, send them to

Free Seminar Offers Information on In Vitro Fertilization
The Strong Fertility Center will offer a free informational seminar on in vitro fertilization at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at The Women’s Health Pavilion, 500 Red Creek Drive in Henrietta. Registration is not required. For more information, call 487-3378.

August 3, 2009
Today's Forecast:
Sunny, High 81°
Scattered Thunderstorms, High 74°

Today's Event Highlight
Exhibit: The Story of the Three Bears
Rush Rhees Library Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. All day. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
WHAM-13 TV (July 31)
"URMC’s Dr. Berk Regaining Movement After Bike Accident"
Medical Center CEO Bradford Berk was seriously injured in a bike accident two months ago, and is still receiving physical therapy at the Kessler Institute in New Jersey. Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (July 31)
"Rent, Read and Return"
A growing number of companies are renting textbooks to college students, saying they're an alternative to sky-high price tags. Read more...

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