In Today's Issue
- Physicists Find Changes in Net Flow of Ocean Heat Correlate with Past Climate Anomalies
- Computer Science Chair to Lead Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence
- Security Tip of the Week: Malware
- Monitor Plans With Health Care Snapshot
News and Announcements
Physicists Find Changes in Net Flow of Ocean Heat Correlate with Past Climate Anomalies
Physicists at the University have combed through data from satellites and ocean buoys and found evidence that in the last 50 years, the net flow of heat into and out of the oceans has changed direction three times.
Computer Science Chair to Lead Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence
Security Tip of the Week: Malware
Henry Kautz, chair of the department of computer science, has been elected president of the Association for the
Advancement of Artificial Intelligence.
is short for "malicious software" and includes viruses and spyware.
Criminals use malware to steal personal information, send spam, and
commit fraud. This week’s tip gives examples of how a computer may be infected by malware and what to do about it. A PDF also 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, please send them to UnivIT_SP@ur.rochester.edu.
Monitor Plans With Health Care Snapshot
Monitor the effectiveness of the University's Health Care Plans through
the quarterly Health Care Snapshot. Get an at-a-glance look at how
faculty, staff, and their dependents seek coverage under the plans and
see how the University Health Care Plans are performing.
August 17, 2009
Today's Event Highlight
Creative Workshop Faculty Show
Sunny, High 91°
PM Thunderstorms, High 82°
Memorial Art Gallery. All day. Read more...
Rochester in the News
Rochester City Newspaper (August 12)
"Med Students Fill Gap"
"The second-floor lobby of the Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry was a hive of activity as toddlers crawled and teens played games. More than 100 children of every age were there on Thursday, August 6, for a free physical."
In Higher Education
New York Times (August 13)
"Textbook Publisher to Rent to College Students"
Facing growing competition, a leading publisher will rent college textbooks at 40 percent to 70 percent of the sale price.
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