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In Today's Issue

  • Library Road Blocked to Repair Underground Leak
  • Business Workshop Series Continues Today
  • Lacing Up Their Sneakers for South Africa
  • Summer Sessions 2010
  • Sharing Innovations in Teaching
  • Can You Tell if an Online Health Offer is Legitimate?
  • Memorial Art Gallery Will Host Benefit for Haiti
  • Strong Fertility Center Launches Support Group

News and Announcements

Library Road Blocked to Repair Underground Leak
Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Library Road will be blocked off from Susan B. Anthony Road to Intercampus Drive to repair an underground chilled water leak. There will be no thru traffic and no bus traffic on Library Road. Look for signs posted at Rush Rhees Library to guide you to the new bus stop area at the corner of Intercampus Drive and Library Road. Susan B. Anthony Road and the circle will remain open to traffic. All handicap access areas will also remain open. For more information, call Chris Howe at 275-4145.

Business Workshop Series Continues Today
The fourth annual Mark Ain Business Model Workshop Series and Competition continues from 4:30 to 5:45 p.m. today in Gleason 318/418. Mark Wilson, founder of Initiatives Consulting, LLC and lecturer at the Simon School, will lead Workshop 2: “Idea Filtering and Drafting a Business Plan.” The free workshops are open to the University community, and pizza is provided. RSVP to 276-3500 or

Lacing Up Their Sneakers for South Africa
The 4-person Rochester team that won the local 2009 Chase Corporate Challenge in May will travel to Johannesburg, South Africa, for the 27th annual JPMorgan Chase Corporate Challenge Championship. The race is March 4.

Summer Sessions 2010
The summer schedule of College courses is ready for review online. An alphabetical list of courses is also available. University employees unfamiliar with the tuition benefits plan are invited to check it out, along with the updated Employee Tuition Waiver and Tuition Reimbursement applications. For more information about summer offerings, call 275-2345, check the OSP Web site, or e-mail

Sharing Innovations in Teaching
Faculty, staff, and students are invited to a luncheon discussion of teaching initiatives, including the master class format, at 11:30 a.m. Monday, March 1, in the Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library. While common in music schools, the discussion will explore how the master class method might be applied to other disciplines. E-mail Andria Mutrie for more information and to register.

Can You Tell if an Online Health Offer is Legitimate?
There are many online offers promoting new health products that claim they will change your life. How can you tell if those offers are legitimate? Test your online health offer knowledge with this game by OnGuard Online. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, send them to

Memorial Art Gallery Will Host Benefit for Haiti
InterVol, a Rochester-based humanitarian organization, will hold a benefit evening for Haiti at the Memorial Art Gallery from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26. Tickets are $80. For more information and to purchase tickets, call 922-5810, e-mail, or go to

Strong Fertility Center Launches Support Group
Strong Fertility Center will hold the first meeting of a support group for women with polycystic ovary syndrome on Wednesday, Feb. 24.

Feb. 22, 2010
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Today's Forecast:
Mostly Cloudy, High 30°
Snow Showers, High 32°
Today's Event Highlight
Jeremy Pelt Jazz Trumpet Master Class
Eastman School 209, 9 a.m. Read more…

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Rochester in the News
UPI (Feb. 18)
'Study: Party Competition Helps States'
A strong two-party system is the best check on pork barrel spending and special interest legislation, according to a new study co-written by Gerald Gamm, associate professor of political science and history at Rochester. Read more…

In Higher Education

Inside Higher Ed (Feb. 19)
'Credit Cards and Campuses'
New provisions of the Credit CARD Act of 2009 take effect Monday. The law provides new protections to students and imposes new requirements on colleges and alumni groups that offer credit cards. Read more…

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