News and Announcements
Yellowjackets Finish Fourth Nationally
In the team's best finish since 2003-04, Rochester ended its season fourth in the nation after losing to top-ranked Amherst College 56-44 in the third place game at the NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Final Four. It was the team's third trip to the Final Four in seven years. See more photos from the weekend's games.
Board of Trustees Sets Tuition Rates for 2010-11
The Board of Trustees approved rates for tuition and for room and board
during its March meeting.
Medical Center Gets $8 Million for Environmental Study
Scientists at the Medical Center who are exploring the health effects
of environmental agents have received $8 million in new funding from
the National Institutes of Health to continue their work for five more
President Seligman Supports Campaign for
President Joel Seligman recently sent a letter
to County Executive Maggie Brooks in support of a potential partnership
between Monroe County and Google that would bring a high-speed fiber
network to Rochester. Read more about the local effort to make the
Rochester area a test market for the network in the Democrat and Chronicle.
Women in Music Festival Starts Today
The Women in Music Festival kicks off at noon today in the Main Hall at
the Eastman School with a free concert with poet Lori Nolasco and music
ranging from Baroque to jazz. An organ master class with
composer-in-residence Emma Lou Diemer will be presented tonight from
5:45 to 7:30 p.m. at Christ Church Episcopal. A schedule of the week’s
events is available online.
Don't Forget to Back Up Data
Many people rely on computers to store important information. If this
sounds like you, then be sure to back up your data in case of computer
theft or malfunction. Here are some tips
on what should be backed up and how to do it. Do you have ideas that
should be shared as security tips of the week? If so, send them to UnivIT_SP@ur.rochester.edu.
‘Reading the World’ Conversations Continue
Open Letter editor E.J. Van Lanen will discuss re-translating The Golden Calf, a Russian comedic novel, with the translators and Rush Rhees librarians Helen Anderson and Konstantin Gurevich at the next talk in the Reading the World Conversation Series. The event starts at 6 p.m. tonight in the Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library.