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In Today's Issue

  • River Campus Parking Notice: Meliora Weekend
  • Go Green: Zip Around Town with Zipcars
  • Gerry Niewood Concert Topic of Radio Program
  • Ossia On Tap: Celebrating Music, Dance, and Theater
  • Well-U Offers Weigh Well
  • Noon Hour Health Bites Series Continues

News and Announcements

River Campus Parking Notice: Meliora Weekend
Meliora Weekend events being held Friday and Saturday, Oct. 9 and 10, will have a significant impact on River Campus traffic flow and parking. Overflow parking will be available at the Laser Lab Lot (250 East River Road) with shuttle service Thursday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.; and Saturday 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. (School of Nursing only). For more information, call River Campus Parking at 275-3983.

Go Green: Zip around Town with Zipcars
go green
We all know that driving less frequently is more sustainable—you use less gas and create fewer emissions. But what about those times when you need a car? The Zipcar program is a way to reduce your carbon footprint by driving less and reducing the number of cars on the road. Read more ab
out this car-sharing service, including how to sign up.

Gerry Niewood Concert Topic of Radio Program
Eastman School instructor and jazz guitarist Bob Sneider will talk about the Oct. 14 benefit concert for the Gerry Niewood Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Eastman School with radio host Brother Wease at 10:30 a.m. today on WFXF 95.1 FM.

Ossia On Tap: Celebrating Music, Dance, and Theater
Ossia, Eastman's new student-run music ensemble, kicks off the 2009-10 season with a free celebration of music, dance, and theater at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, in Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School. For more information, visit Ossia's Web site or call MusicLine, Eastman's 24-hour concert information service, at 274-1100.

Well-U Offers Weigh Well
A new 10-week session of Weigh Well begins Oct. 13. Classes are held at the School of Nursing from noon to 1 p.m. The program will include one-on-one sessions with a dietitian, behavior specialist, and exercise specialist. Half of the fee will be reimbursed upon successful completion of the program. For more information, call 276-5050. Go to the Well-U Web site to enroll.

Noon Hour Health Bites Series Continues
The Noon Hour Health Bites series continues from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13. Stephen Cook, assistant professor of pediatrics, will lead a discussion on childhood obesity. The program will be held in room K-307 (3-6408) in the Medical Center. Registration is requested. Check the EAP Web site for updates and cancelations.

October 7, 2009
Today's Forecast:
Rainy/Windy, High 52°
Partly Cloudy, High 63°
Today's Event Highlight
Interactive Exhibit: Telecommunity Portrait
Wilson Commons Hartnett Gallery. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Read more…

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Rochester in the News
NPR: Morning Edition (Oct. 5)
'Will Retailers' Holiday Hiring Take a Hit?'
"Right now the signals seem to be basically flat relative to last year and worries that it'll be possibly even lower than last year in terms of hiring," says Simon School Dean Mark Zupan. Read more…

In Higher Education
New York Times (Oct. 6)
'Prepaid College Savings Plans Might Not Cover All Costs'
Prepaid college savings plans have long pledged to cover the cost of attending public colleges and universities, regardless of how much tuition increased, but the stock market slump and rising college costs have combined to drive many of those plans into the red. Read more...

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