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In Today's Issue

  • Annual Book Celebration Honors University Authors
  • Eastman Dental Urgent Care Opens
  • Tuba Professor Will Perform, Discuss Diversity
  • Nurse Donates Life-Saving Cells to Leukemia Patient
  • Safe Zone Training
  • 11 Ways to Prevent E-mail Spam
  • This Month's HR Intercom Available
  • Medical School Students Put on Benefit Fashion Show

News and Announcements

Annual Book Celebration Honors University Authors
The Provost's annual Book Celebration is a University-wide event to honor faculty and staff members who have authored a book, or its equivalent, within the past year. If you are the author of a "book" published between May 1, 2009, and April 30, 2010, contact Karen Johnson in the Provost’s Office to be included in the May 6 event.

Eastman Dental Urgent Care Opens
To address the region's increasing need, Eastman Dental, of Medical Center's Eastman Institute for Oral Health, today opens a new urgent care clinic on the concourse level of its main site at 625 Elmwood Ave.
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Tuba Professor Will Perform, Discuss Diversity
Velvet Brown, professor of tuba and euphonium at Pennsylvania State University, will present a lecture recital as part of the Eastman School's "Expanding Our Horizons" series.
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Nurse Donates Life-Saving Cells to Leukemia Patient
Ruben Casaverde, a registered nurse at Wilmot Cancer Center, will roll up his sleeves and donate stem cells to help a 37-year-old who needs a transplant to bring his leukemia into remission.
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Safe Zone Training
Ever wonder what all the rainbow stickers around campus are for? Want to learn more about GLBTQ issues? Interested in becoming an ally? Then come to the University Health Service Building on the River Campus, Room 220, on Friday, April 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for an open Safe Zone training. For more information, e-mail safezone@rochester.edu

11 Ways to Prevent E-mail Spam
Did you know that using more than one e-mail address can help reduce the amount of spam you receive? Read more about this and other ways you can cut down spam in your inbox.

This Month's HR Intercom Available
View the April issue of HR Intercom, a newsletter with up-to-date information about Human Resources programs and resources.

Medical School Students Put on Benefit Fashion Show
School of Medicine and Dentistry students prove that "Medicine Never Looked So Good" at a fundraising fashion show set for Saturday, April 17, at 7 p.m. at the Memorial Art Gallery. Medical students will model clothing from Rochester-area stores. Proceeds will go to St. Joseph's House of Hospitality, a community program that provides food, clothing and shelter to those in need. Tickets, which cost $10 for adults and $5 for students, can be bought at the door or in advance in the School of Medicine and Dentistry student services office.

April 12, 2010
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Sunny, High 55°
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Partly Cloudy, High 57°

Today's Event Highlight

Zimbabwean Dance Workshop by Musekiwa Chingodza
12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Spurrier Dance Studio. Read more...

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Rochester in the News
Democrat and Chronicle (April 9)
'Talk at UR Highlights Prison Program'
Rochester native Marcus Hill was at the University of Rochester on Thursday to explain how the Prison Entrepreneurship Program helped turn his life around. Read more...

In Higher Education
USA Today (April 7)
'Speed Mentoring Helps Make Career Matches'
A growing number of colleges and universities are throwing a speed-dating twist into their job fair and networking events. Read more...

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