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In Today's Issue

  • Eastman School Will Celebrate Opening of Kodak Hall
  • Joan Rubin Elected to Society of American Historians
  • Young Adults Visit Doctors Least at an Age When Risky Behavior Peaks
  • Book Addresses Sustainability in Education
  • Security Tip of the Week: Security Awareness Month
  • Dining Services Offers Faculty Club Coupon
  • Well-U Offers Stress Management Workshop
  • Kern Lecture Will Focus on Cultural Competence

News and Announcements

Eastman School Will Celebrate Opening of Kodak Hall
A program of dramatic works presented by the Eastman Philharmonia launches a new era of Eastman School performances in the transformed Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre on Friday, Oct. 9.
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Joan Rubin Elected to Society of American Historians
Joan Rubin, professor of history, has been elected a Fellow of the Society of American Historians, a highly selective group of 250 professional historians noted for their literary distinction.
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Young Adults Visit Doctors Least at an Age When Risky Behavior Peaks
A recent study from the Medical Center has found that young adults are much less likely to use ambulatory or preventive care, even though their mortality rate is more than twice that of adolescents.
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Book Addresses Sustainability in Education
Professor Randy Curren, who holds joint appointments at the Warner School and as chair of the philosophy department, explains why education should prepare children for the risks and challenges associated with environmental deterioration in a new book, Education for Sustainable Development: A Philosophical Assessment.
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Security Tip of the Week: Security Awareness Month
October is Security Awareness Month. Over the next month, University IT will run a series of Information Technology security-based quizzes on Blackboard. Answer the questions right and get entered to win one of four iTunes gift cards. See an archive of past Security Tips of the Week. 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.

Dining Services Offers Faculty Club Coupon
Faculty and staff can print this 10 percent off coupon and redeem it at the Faculty Club. The Faculty Club is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday and serves soup, salad, hot entrees, daily specials, and a variety of beverages.

Well-U Offers Stress Management Workshop
Well-U and the Employee Assistance Program will offer a free stress management workshop for employees from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Sept. 29, in Conference Room A in the Medical Center. For information, call 276-5050 or enroll online.

Kern Lecture Will Focus on Cultural Competence
Sharon Brangman, professor of medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, will give the Kern Lecture, “Cultural Competence: How Do We Get There?” at 8 a.m. Friday, Oct. 16, in the Class of 1962 Auditorium in the Kornberg Medical Research Building.
Sept. 28, 2009
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Rural Mexico's Silent Crisis: Photographic Exhibit
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Rochester in the News
YNN (Sept. 24)
“Student Group Talks Health Care”
A non-partisan student-run group called "R World, R Vote" sponsored a discussion about health care reform on the University campus Sept. 24. Read more...

In Higher Education
The New York Times (Sept. 25)
“The College Calculation”
How much does a college education — the actual teaching and learning that happens on campus — really matter? Read more…

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