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  • Got Your Passport?
  • Joseph Eberly Wins Optical Society's Highest Honor
  • Watch Live Webcast of April 5 Diversity Conference
  • Warner Professor Discusses Education Issues
  • The Illusion Opens Geva's CollegeFest Tonight
  • Ossia Will Present Winning Works
  • Interfaith Chapel Holds Easter Week Services
  • Help Miner Library Support Grace Urban Ministries

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Joseph Eberly Wins Optical Society's Highest Honor
Joseph Eberly, a professor of physics and astronomy, has been awarded the 2010 Frederic Ives Medal, the highest award given by the Optical Society of America.
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Watch Live Webcast of April 5 Diversity Conference
The University is hosting the 2010 Diversity Conference: Building a Stronger Community on Monday, April 5. Tune in at 1:40 p.m. to watch a live webcast of the afternoon discussion and President Seligman's presentation. Members of the University community are encouraged to voice their opinions and suggestions via Twitter, using the common hashtag #uofrdiversity.
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Warner Professor Discusses Education Issues
David Hursh, an associate professor in teaching and curriculum at the Warner School, will be a guest on WXXI's 1370 Connection with Bob Smith at noon today. Hursh will discuss the national push for No Child Left Behind reauthorization and will contribute to the local debate on mayoral control of city schools. Listen online.

The Illusion Opens Geva's CollegeFest Tonight
Geva Theatre's CollegeFest 2010 opens tonight with a performance of The Illusion by the University's International Theatre Program. The show runs through April 4.
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Ossia Will Present Winning Works
Ossia New Music Ensemble will present the two winning works from its third annual International Composition Prize selected from scores submitted by composers in Asia, Europe, and the Americas at 8 p.m. tonight in Kilbourn Hall.
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Interfaith Chapel Holds Easter Week Services
The schedule for Easter Week services at the Interfaith Chapel are as follows: Holy Thursday, 7 p.m.; Good Friday, April 2, Mass, 12:30 p.m., Confessions, 2-5 p.m., Stations of the Cross, 7 p.m.; Easter Vigil, Saturday, April 3, 8:30 p.m.; Easter Sunday Mass, April 4, 12:30 and 7 p.m.

Help Miner Library Support Grace Urban Ministries
Miner Library is collecting items for Grace Urban Ministries through April 30. Needed items include laundry supplies, diapers and other baby items, crayons, coloring books, and other play items for children 2-4 years old, purses and bags, and toiletry items. Items can be placed inside Miner's front entrance. The ministry supports at-risk women and children.
April 1, 2010
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Today's Event Highlight
Jazz Ensemble
Strong Upper Auditorium 8 p.m. Read more...

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Sports Buzz
Baseball
April 3, 1 p.m., Union College
April 4, Noon, Union College
April 7, 3 p.m., St. John Fisher

Rochester in the News

Democrat and Chronicle (March 31)
'Rochester Has Hand in Historic Crash at Large Hadron Collider'
University of Rochester physics professor Regina Demina watched history be made Tuesday with about 100 other scientists in a control room over a 17-mile tunnel at the Swiss-French border. Read more…

In Higher Education

ABC News (March 30)
'Loan Changes to Help Students, Community Colleges'
The law that President Barack Obama signed Tuesday could mean big changes for hard-pressed students and colleges as the government becomes the primary issuer of student loans. But just whom will that affect and how? Read more…

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