News and Announcements
Graduate Student Injured in One-Car Accident
Graduate student Sahil Niranjan Desai was critically injured in a one-car accident on Elmwood Avenue near Kendrick Road early Sunday, March 28. He is in guarded condition at Strong Memorial Hospital. Desai, 23, whose family lives near Mumbai, India, is completing a master's degree in chemical engineering. "All of us at the University hope that Sahil makes a rapid and complete recovery," said University President Joel Seligman. "We are providing assistance to support Sahil's family and friends at this difficult time."
Study: Small Strides for Women in Local Governments
A study from the Susan B. Anthony Center for Women's Leadership shows
there has been little change over the past two years in the number of
women serving in elected local offices in New York State.
Medical Center Contributes to Liver Disease Study
Medical Center scientists took part in a major international study that
finds a drug now used to treat a complication of end-stage liver
disease is also useful for preventing a relapse of the condition.
Final Eastman-Ranlet Series Concert is April 11
The Orion String Quartet, recognized as one of the country’s foremost
chamber ensembles, and pianist Peter Serkin, known for championing
contemporary music, will jointly present the final concert in the
2009-2010 Eastman-Ranlet Series on Sunday, April 11.
Facebook Users: Beware of Password-Stealing Virus
Commencement Volunteers Needed
A recent e-mail spam attack targeted toward the users of Facebook
warned recipients that passwords on accounts had been reset and to
click on the attachment to get new log-in credentials. If the attachment
is opened it downloads malware that steals passwords stored on your
computer. Read the full article. Here are more tips on how to deal with suspicious e-mail attachments.
Staff are needed to act as volunteers for Commencement 2010 on Sunday,
May 16. Volunteers are needed throughout the day and shifts are
flexible. All volunteers are invited to attend a complimentary brunch.
E-mail Kaitlin Gray to sign up.