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@Rochester: News for University of Rochester

In Today's Issue

  • President Seligman: Welcome Back to an Exciting 2009-10 Year
  • Freshmen Arrive on Move-In Day
  • Volunteers Needed for M&T Clothesline Festival
  • Men's Soccer Kicks Off 2009-10 Sports Season
  • Professor Will Discuss Education Policy Issues on WXXI
  • Mt. Hope Family Center Launches New Web Site

News and Announcements

President Seligman: Welcome Back to an Exciting 2009-10 Year
“We have had a busy summer and can anticipate an exciting 2009-10 year ahead,” President Seligman said in a written message to faculty, students, and staff.
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Freshmen Arrive on Move-In Day

Move-In Day
The Eastman and River Campuses were a flurry of activity as members of the incoming Class of 2013 arrived over two days last week.
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Volunteers Needed for M&T Clothesline Festival
Volunteers are needed as the Memorial Art Gallery closes Rochester’s busy festival season with the M&T Clothesline Festival Sept. 12 and 13. To volunteer, e-mail Lynda Serafine or call 276-8910.

Men's Soccer Kicks Off 2009-10 Sports Season
The University’s 2009-10 sport season gets under way at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, when men’s soccer takes on St. John Fisher at Fauver Stadium. For a full schedule of fall sports, go to the Rochester Athletics Web site.

Professor Discusses Education Policy Issues on WXXI
David Hursh, associate professor in teaching and curriculum at the Warner School, will be a guest speaker on the WXXI-AM 1370 Connection talk show with Bob Smith at noon today. Hursh will talk about current issues in education policy.

Mt. Hope Family Center Launches New Web Site
Mt. Hope Family Center, the University’s research and treatment program for at-risk children and families, has launched a new Web site. Read about the Center’s innovative approach to building strong families through scientific research and the 30th anniversary symposium on trauma scheduled for Nov. 12 and 13.










August 31, 2009
Today's Forecast:
Partly Cloudy, High 67°
Tomorrow:
Sunny, High 71°

Today's Event Highlight

Wilson Commons Poster Sale
Wilson Commons Hirst Lounge. All day. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
New Scientist (August 28)
“Winners Wear Red: How Color Twists Your Mind”
Exposure to red doesn't just have an effect on fights. Andrew Elliot, professor of psychology, says that even a brief glimpse of red can change human abilities and behavior in all sorts of ways. Read more...

In Higher Education
CNN (August 28)
"More College Grads Bank Future on Private Student Loans"
As the cost of higher education is skyrocketing, so is the debt carried by young Americans. Read more...

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