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In Today's Issue

  • University Community Invited to Major Announcement at Medical Center Today
  • President's Faculty Senate Speech This Afternoon
  • Staff Community Service Award Nominations
  • Business Workshop Series Starts Jan. 20
  • Workshop: Coping with Stress at Work, Home
  • Passport Services Offered at Study Abroad Expo

News and Announcements

University Community Invited to Major Announcement at Medical Center Today
President Joel Seligman will make an announcement about Medical Center leadership today at noon during a special ceremony. The event, which is open to the University community, will be held in the Flaum Atrium of the Kornberg Research Building. A special issue of @Rochester will follow the announcement.

President's Faculty Senate Speech This Afternoon
Faculty and staff are welcome to attend President Joel Seligman’s Faculty Senate remarks from 4 to 6 p.m. today in Gleason Hall 318/418.

Staff Community Service Award Nominations
First awarded in 2007, the Staff Community Service Award honors a non-management staff member who exemplifies selfless service to the University or the greater Rochester community. Nomination deadline is Feb. 8. Details and nomination materials are available online.

Business Workshop Series Starts Jan. 20
The fourth annual Mark Ain Business Model Workshop Series and Competition kicks off with Workshop 1: "Idea Generation" from 4:30 t 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, in Gleason 318/418. Pizza will be served. The event is free and open to the University community. RSVP to 276-3500 or cfe@rochester.edu.

Workshop: Coping with Stress at Work, Home
Well-U will offer a free workshop on how to cope with work and family stress from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, in the Louise Slaughter Conference Room in the Medical Center. Attendees will develop a stress management plan. Enroll online.

Passport Services Offered at Study Abroad Expo
The 14th annual Study Abroad Expo will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 22, in the May Room and Bridge Lounge of Wilson Commons. Representatives from the Rochester City Clerk’s office will be on hand to assist staff and faculty interested in applying for a new passport or renewing an existing one. The expo is designed to be a “one-stop shop” where students can learn about the multitude of study abroad opportunities available to them.
January 19, 2010
Snow Showers
Today's Forecast:
PM Snow Showers, High 33°
Tomorrow:
Snow Showers, High 29°
Today's Event Highlight
(En) Gendered: Identity, Gender & Art Exhibit
Rush Rhees Library Gallery at the Art & Music Library. All day. Read more…

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (Jan. 17)
'Top-Shelf Rochester: Colleges Make Imprint Near, Far'
The presence of Rochester goes well beyond its campus. As the owner of two major hospitals—Strong and Highland—and such other off-site institutions as the Memorial Art Gallery and the Eastman School of Music, the University is the area’s largest employer, with a payroll of 19,596. Read more…

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (Jan. 18)
'New View of Faculty Liberalism'
A new study links a range of factors—including educational attainment, gap between educational attainment and expected income, and religion—in making academe "politically typed." Read more…

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