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University of Rochester News (June 20 2008) 06/20/2008 05:45 AM @Rochester: June 20, 2008

@Rochester: June 20, 2008

Today's Forecast: Partly Sunny, High 71°

Tomorrow: Showers, High 77°

In Today's Issue

  • Library Lot Closes Temporarily
  • Musicians Wanted for Medical Center Ensemble
  • Memorial Art Gallery Docents Celebrate 40 Years
  • Event Highlight: Jazz Jam Session for Kids
  • Rochester in the News: Nora Bredes on the LPGA
  • In Higher Education: Clarifying the Americans with Disabilities Act

News and Announcements

Library Lot Closes Temporarily

The River Campus Library Parking Lot will be closed Monday, June 30, through Thursday, July 3, for maintenance. Those who typically park in this lot should use spaces on Library Road or in the Intercampus Drive Lot. Direct questions to Paul Spaulding at 275-2232. 

Musicians Wanted for Medical Center Ensemble

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to take part in a new chamber music ensemble at the Medical Center. David Harman, professor of music, will direct the ensemble, with an initial concert scheduled for November 12 as part of the Music on My Mind series. To learn more, contact Stephen Lurie at Stephen_Lurie@urmc.rochester.eduRead more...

Memorial Art Gallery Docents Celebrate 40 Years

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Memorial Art Gallery docents, dedicated volunteers who collectively have led tours for more than half a million schoolchildren and adults. To honor the docents and help insure the future of the program, the gallery recently established the Docent Endowment Fund. For more information or to make a contribution, contact Barbara Stewart, 276-8942 or bstewart@mag.rochester.eduRead more...


Saturday, June 21

Educational Jazz Jam Session for Kids: Eastman School. 2 to 4 p.m.

For more events:

Rochester in the News

Democrat and Chronicle (June 19)

"Wegmans Shopping Draws Rochester LPGA Golfers"

"We tend to think of women leaders in politics and business," says Nora Bredes, director of the Anthony Center for Women's Leadership at the University. "The LPGA, bringing these great women sports stars here, is presenting us with an opportunity to see what it takes and what the challenges are." Read more...

In Higher Education

Chronicle of Higher Education (June 19)

"House Committee Approves Bill to Clarify Who Qualifies Under Disability Law"

"The education committee of the U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to approve a bill that would update the Americans with Disabilities Act but not broaden its coverage as much as an earlier bill, opposed by college officials, had sought to do." Read more...

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