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In Today's Issue

  • Freshmen Make Community Connections During Wilson Day 2009
  • Cognitive Scientists Use Eye-Tracking Technology to Learn What Makes a Great Geologist
  • Art Gallery Has M&T Bank Clothesline Festival Tickets

News and Announcements

Freshmen Make Community Connections During Wilson Day 2009
Before they even step foot into a classroom this fall, more than 800 freshmen will venture into the city and suburbs to volunteer at 42 of Rochester's nonprofit organizations during the 21st annual Wilson Day on Monday, Aug. 31, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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Cognitive Scientists Use Eye-Tracking Technology to Learn What Makes a Great Geologist
Cognitive scientists, geologists, and vision scientists from the University and Rochester Institute of Technology are teaming up to learn how expert geologists unconsciously view landscapes for clues that point the way to important discoveries.
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Art Gallery Has M&T Bank Clothesline Festival Tickets
The M&T Bank Clothesline Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 12 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Memorial Art Gallery. Tickets are $5 and available at the Art Gallery and at all area Wegmans.
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August 28, 2009
Showers

Today's Forecast:
Showers, High 70°
Tomorrow:
Rain, High 74°
Today's Event Highlight
Women's Chorus Informal Voicing
Todd Union 108. 2 p.m. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (August 27)
"Monroe County May Privatize Public Safety, Security Systems"
"There are just some flags," says Mark Zupan, dean of the Simon School and professor of economics and public policy. "You want to make sure on the size of this investment that enough due diligence has been done and, ultimately, that there are mechanisms for accountability." Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (August 27)
"Big Shoes to Fill"
The death of Edward Kennedy leaves a gaping hole in the federal higher education policy arena. In today's political environment, can anyone else step in? And if so, whom? Read more...

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