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In Today's Issue

  • Endowed Scholarship Donors and Recipients Honored
  • Tenured Professorship in Entrepreneurship Established
  • United Way: Where We Stand
  • Mt. Hope Family Center Helps Efforts to Build Healthy Families
  • Music Mentoring Initiative Benefits Under-Served Youth
  • 'Art' Spreads the Word about ArtAwake 2010
  • Eastman-Ranlet Series Wraps Up Sunday
  • Receive Investment Help at 'Cafeteria Days' 
  • Looking For Something to Do This Weekend?

News and Announcements

Endowed Scholarship Donors and Recipients Honored
Donors of endowed scholarships across the University joined their accomplished recipients at the first University-wide "Celebration of Scholarships" dinner last night. The event is part of a movement to recognize and increase the critical support that scholarships provide, especially during challenging economic times. See photos and read more about the event.

Tenured Professorship in Entrepreneurship Established
The Simon School is establishing its first professorship in entrepreneurship for a tenured faculty member. The James N. Doyle Professorship in Entrepreneurship is made possible through a $1.5 million gift from James Doyle Jr., executive director of ProVenture Ltd., to honor his father's commitment to entrepreneurship education at the Simon School.
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United Way: Where We Stand

united way
The University's United Way campaign has topped the $1 million mark and your support is needed to reach this year's $1.3 million goal. Check out this week’s campaign standings to see where your division/department stands. E-pledge today and help boost the University’s standings. A small pledge makes a big difference in the lives of Rochester area families.
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Mt. Hope Family Center Helps Efforts to Build Healthy Families
To mark National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, the Mt. Hope Family Center is urging Rochester-area organizations to raise awareness of and support for local programs that prevent maltreatment and build healthy families.
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Music Mentoring Initiative Benefits Under-Served Youth
Inspiring audiences is part of everyday life for Eastman School students; now, thanks to the investment of a local company, Eastman students are also mentoring and providing motivation to young people every day.
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'Art' Spreads the Word about ArtAwake 2010
Who is "Art the Orange Guy"? He's helping to promote ArtAwake 2010, a music and arts festival organized by Rochester for Saturday, April 10. Learn more about Art in this video and get the details on this year's ArtAwake festival here.

Eastman-Ranlet Series Wraps Up Sunday
The Orion String Quartet and pianist Peter Serkin join to present the final concert in the 2009-10 Eastman-Ranlet Series on Sunday, April 11.
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Receive Investment Help at 'Cafeteria Days'
TIAA-CREF, one of the investment providers under the University’s retirement program, will have a "Cafeteria Days" table from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today in the House of Six Nations cafeteria in the Medical Center. A specialist will be available to answer questions regarding TIAA-CREF accounts under the program. Attendees will also have the opportunity to enter a raffle and win a prize.

Looking For Something to Do This Weekend?
Spring Show Weekend on the River Campus offers entertainment for the whole family, featuring performances by the Ballet Performance Group on Friday and the Midnight Ramblers on Saturday. A Latino Expressions Expo, on Saturday, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and features speakers, tabling, food, and more. For details, visit the University's event calendar.

April 9, 2010
Rainy/Sunny
Today's Forecast:
PM Showers, High 44°
Tomorrow:
Mostly Sunny, High 54°
Weekend Event Highlight
Flamenco En Si Dance Performance
Sunday, April 11. 4 p.m. Spurrier Dance Studio. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
U.S. News and World Report (April 8)
'Sitting Docs Have Happier Patients'
Ronald Epstein, director of the Rochester Center to Improve Communication in Healthcare at the Medical Center says he wasn't surprised by the finding. "This is in the lore of medical training," Epstein says. "During school, we're told that it really changes the dynamic of interactions." Read more...

In Higher Education
Inside Higher Ed (April 8)
'Male Studies vs. Men's Studies'
Scholars gather to push what they see as a new discipline, one with decidedly masculine sympathies. Read more...

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