News and Announcements
University Will Host NCAA Hoops
Rochester has been selected as a host for the first and second rounds of the NCAA Division III Women's Basketball Championships this weekend.
United Way Campaign Off to a Strong Start
With more than $500,000 from continuous pledge donors and early pledges,
the University has reached about 40 percent of its $1.3 million goal
in this year's United Way campaign. Help the University help the
community and make your donation today. Want to learn more about how the United Way is making a difference for Rochester individuals and families? Visit the University's United Way site for details.
Study: Additional Option to Prevent Stroke
One of the largest studies ever comparing different interventions in
patients at risk for a certain type of stroke has found that a new
technique appears as safe and effective as surgery, the
current standard of care.
Book Chronicles First 20 Years of University Press
Neilly Series Lecture: Abraham Verghese
The University of Rochester Press: A Brief History of the First Twenty Years, by
Provost Emeritus Brian Thompson, with a foreword by Provost Ralph
Kuncl, was released to mark the 20th anniversary of the University of
Rochester Press's founding. The book is now available by calling 273-5777 or in PDF form through UR Research.
Abraham Verghese will be the guest speaker at the next Neilly Series lecture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 4. Verghese, who will discuss his latest novel, Cutting for Stone, lectures frequently on the importance of the doctor-patient relationship. The lecture will be held in the Hawkins-Carlson Room in Rush Rhees
Library. The South Asian Professional Networking Association will host a reception before the lecture at 5:30 p.m. in the Welles-Brown Room.
Top 10 Scams and Ripoffs of 2009
The Better Business Bureau has released its list of top 10 scams and ripoffs of 2009. Victims can contact their local Better Business Bureau or file a complaint online. Do you have ideas that should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, send them to UnivIT_SP@ur.rochester.edu.
Proteomics Center Will Hold Half-Day Symposium
The Rochester Proteomics Center is holding a free half-day symposium to
discuss the applications of proteomics in research and to acquaint
scientists with the capabilities that the center offers. The symposium
will be from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, March 4, in the Class of ’62
Auditorium in the Medical Center.
Library Holds Spring All-Campus Book Sale
The Friends of UR Libraries and the River Campus Libraries are hosting a book sale from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 2, and
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 3, in the Hawkins-Carlson Room in Rush Rhees Library.
Books will be $1 for hardcover and 50 cents for paperbacks. All media
will be 50 cents.