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In Today's Issue

  • Eastman Celebrates Musical Legacy of Gerry Niewood
  • Monica Miranda Smalls Named President-Elect of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors
  • Susan B. Anthony Leadership Award Nominations
  • Security Tip of the Week: Win an iTunes Gift Card
  • The Illusion Comes to Life on Stage
  • FIRE Lecture Series: State of Venture Capital
  • Young Adult Cancer Survivors to Meet

News and Announcements

Eastman Celebrates Musical Legacy of Gerry Niewood
Jazz greats Chuck Mangione, Lew Soloff, and Pat LaBarbera will join musicians from the Eastman School to pay tribute to the life and musical legacy of saxophonist Gerry Niewood on Wednesday, Oct. 14.
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Monica Miranda Smalls Named President-Elect of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors
Monica Miranda Smalls, director of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs in the Office of the Dean of Students, has been named president-elect for the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors, a professional organization for individuals concerned with the advisement of fraternities and sororities.
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Susan B. Anthony Leadership Award Nominations
Nominations are being accepted for this year’s Susan B. Anthony Leadership Awards. Awards are presented to women who have distinguished themselves through achievements, service, and contributions to the common good. To nominate a student or for more information, go the Rochester Center for Community Leadership Web site. The deadline for nominations is at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16.

Security Tip of the Week: Win an iTunes Gift Card
Become a fan of University of Rochester-Get Technology on Facebook by the end of October and be entered in a drawing for a chance to win a $100 iTunes gift card. The Facebook page offers tips on keeping your computer safe and secure, campus technology updates, and Computer Store promotions and specials. 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.
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The Illusion Comes to Life on Stage
The International Theatre Program will take audiences from mayhem to magic with Tony Kushner's The Illusion, which premieres Thursday, Oct. 8, at Todd Theatre.
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FIRE Lecture Series: State of Venture Capital
The FIRE Lecture Series continues with a discussion on "The State of Venture Capital in New York," led by William Greener, patent attorney at Bond, Schoeneck and King, PLLC. The lecture will be at 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, in the Northeastern Conference Room (1-9525 and 1-9935) at the School of Medicine and Dentistry. Breakfast refreshments will be provided. Register by noon on Tuesday, Oct. 6. Call 784-8856 or e-mail David Englert.

Young Adult Cancer Survivors To Meet
Young adult cancer survivors can learn more about fertility after cancer during a meeting Thursday, Oct. 8, at the Wilmot Cancer Center.
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October 5, 2009
Mostly Cloudy
Today's Forecast:
Mostly Cloudy, High 60°
Tomorrow:
Showers, High 60°
Today's Event Highlight
Lecture: Stem Cell Patenting and Licensing
Class of '62 Auditorium (G-9425) Medical Center. 9 a.m. Read more…

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (Oct. 2)
'Medical Center Chief Recounts Spring Bicycle Accident'
On Oct. 1, Bradford Berk spoke publicly for the first time since he suffered a spinal cord injury in the spring. Berk is still on leave from his post as CEO of the Medical Center. Read more…

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (Oct. 2)
'Science Spending Edged Up in 2008'
Colleges and universities spent a total of $51.9 billion on research development in the 2008 fiscal year, with the federal government providing by far the biggest, but a declining, share of the total. Read more...

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