News and Announcements
Biodiesel Project Wins National Sustainability Award
UR Biodiesel, a project designed by Rochester undergraduates to convert excess fryer oil from dining service centers into biodiesel to fuel shuttle buses, has received the Excellence in Innovations for Sustainability Award by the Association of College Unions International.
Excluded? Debarred? Know Someone Who Is?
Federal law limits the kinds of work that may be done by people who have been excluded, suspended, or debarred from federal or state contracts, grants, or programs, including Medicare and Medicaid. If you or someone you work with has been excluded, suspended, or debarred, has defaulted on student loans, or has lost a professional license, contact the Compliance Office at 275-1609, Office of Counsel at 758-7600, or the Integrity Hotline at 756-8888 (anonymous reports accepted).
Fertility Center Offers Acupuncture Seminar
Improving male fertility through the use of acupuncture will be the
topic of a free seminar offered by the Strong Fertility Center at 10
a.m. Saturday, March 6, at The Women’s Health Pavilion, 500 Red Creek
Drive in Henrietta.
Bookstore Reduces Hours During Spring Break
The Bookstore will have reduced hours during spring break. It will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, March 8, through Thursday, March 11; open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 12, and closed Saturdays, March 6 and 13, and Sundays, March 7 and 14.
Understanding the University Retirement Program
A free informational session designed for employees newly eligible to
receive the University’s direct contribution to the retirement program
will take place at 1 p.m. today in ACF-C (2-1361) in the Medical
Center. A representative from TIAA-CREF will also give a presentation
covering general information on how to choose an investment allocation.
For more information, visit the Benefits Web site.
Passage Gallery Hosts Opening Reception
Passage Gallery will host an opening reception for the “Vessels Series by Barbara Fox” from 3 to 5 p.m. today in the Rush Rhees Library Gleason Library
Lower Lobby. The Passage Gallery is an extension of the Sage Art Center and the Department of Art and Art History.