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In Today's Issue

  • Simon School Earns High Marks from Financial Times
  • ‘If Music Be the Food’ Concert Benefits Foodlink
  • Book Studies What Marginalized Youth Bring to Classroom
  • Recyclemania: Let the Games Begin!
  • Fitness and Wellness Center Hosts Health Fair
  • Gala Wine Tasting to Benefit Volunteer Services 

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Simon School Earns High Marks from Financial Times
The Simon School is ranked 5th in the world for both finance and managerial economics, 6th in the world for accountancy, and 24th in the U.S. among the world’s top 100 business schools in an annual survey in the Jan. 25 issue of the Financial Times of London.
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‘If Music Be the Food’ Concert Benefits Foodlink
Eastman School faculty and students will be joined by special guests for the second in a series of chamber music concerts to benefit Rochester’s Foodlink. The concert will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, at Saint Paul’s Church, 25 Westminster Road.
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Book Studies What Marginalized Youth Bring to Classroom
Nancy Ares, an associate professor in teaching and curriculum, has co-authored and edited a book that examines the resources and practices that youth of color and those living in poverty develop through their everyday lives and bring to classroom learning.
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Recyclemania: Let the Games Begin!

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During Recyclemania, a competition among universities and colleges across the country, participating institutions report the weights of their trash and recyclables on a weekly basis from Jan. 17 to March 27. Several events and activities have been scheduled at the University to raise awareness of recycling and waste reduction.

Fitness and Wellness Center Hosts Health Fair
The Fitness and Wellness Center at the Medical Center will host a health fair and open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28. More than 25 vendors will offer information, demonstrations, and samples. Come see the Fitness Center, visit the booths, and enter the raffle for door prizes.

Gala Wine Tasting to Benefit Volunteer Services
The Medical Center’s Friends of Strong will hold its 19th annual Gala Wine Tasting at the Hyatt Regency Ballroom on Friday, Feb. 12.
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January 27, 2010
Snow Showers

Today's Forecast:
Snow Showers, High 31°
Tomorrow:
Snow Showers, High 26°
Today's Event Highlight
Wake Up in Wilson
Hirst Lounge, Wilson Commons, 8:30 a.m. Read more…

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Rochester in the News
Chronicle of Higher Education (Jan. 26)
'As Open-Access Chatter Grows, Rochester Debuts New Repository Software'
Library officials at Rochester created new, freely available open-source institutional repository software. “Suddenly people are talking about open access on campus in a way they hadn’t before,” says Susan Gibbons, vice provost and dean of River Campus Libraries. “And it’s going to push the need for repositories front and center again.” Read more…

In Higher Education
USA Today (Jan. 26)
'College Gender Gap Remains Stable: 57 Percent Women'
The gender gap on campus—about 57 percent female, 43 percent male—is troubling, but it's not getting any worse, a report says today. Read more…

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