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In Today's Issue

  • Mock Trial Team Places in National Championships
  • Health Coverage for Graduating Dependents
  • Expo Showcases Undergraduate Research
  • Medical Management Masters Information Reception
  • Go Green: Ink Cartridge Recycling
  • Survey Evaluates Child Care Needs
  • Learn About Diet and Cancer Prevention
  • Dark Comedies Continue Run Through May 1

News and Announcements

Mock Trial Team Places in National Championships
The Rochester Mock Trial Team placed among the top 17 teams in the American Mock Trial Association's National Championship Tournament, held April 16 to 18 in Memphis, Tenn.

Health Coverage for Graduating Dependents
The Benefits Office will offer educational sessions this month on COBRA and Extended Coverage information. The sessions will be geared toward employees with dependent students who are graduating or aging off the University health care and/or dental plans. Visit the Benefits Web site for times and locations.

Expo Showcases Undergraduate Research
The 2010 Undergraduate Research Exposition, including a Speakers Symposium, poster fair, and awards ceremony, will be held Friday, April 23. The exposition is a College-wide event where students at all levels and in all areas of study can present investigative and creative work.

Medical Management Masters Information Reception
A general information session for the Medical Management Program will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 22, in the Natapow Room (1-9545) in the Medical Center. Faculty, current students, admissions staff, and alumni will be on hand to discuss the curriculum and answer questions. Lunch will be served. Register online.

Go Green: Ink Cartridge Recycling

go green
Did you know that every second, eight printer cartridges are thrown away? The next time you go to change the ink or toner cartridge on your personal or office printer, don’t just throw away the empty one. Instead, you can have it recycled for free. Find out how.

Survey Evaluates Child Care Needs
Children’s Creative Learning Centers, the University’s onsite day care provider, is conducting a survey of faculty, staff, and students to evaluate present and future child care needs. Participation is needed from both those currently using child care and those who are not. Completed surveys are due May 7.

Learn About Diet and Cancer Prevention
The link between diet and cancer prevention and recurrence will be the focus of a lecture at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, at the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center.

Dark Comedies Continue Run Through May 1
The International Theatre Program closes its run on Saturday, May 1, of the comedies Criminal Genius and Featuring Loretta at Todd Theatre. Tickets are $10 for faculty, staff, alumni, and seniors and $13 for the general public. Tickets may be purchased online or by calling 585-275-4088. They also are available at the box office one hour prior to each performance.

April 21, 2010
Today's Forecast:
Partly Cloudy, High 65°
Partly Cloudy, High 53°
Today's Event Highlight
Opening Reception: Introducing The Velvet Undergrads
Wilson Commons Hartnett Gallery, 5 p.m. Read more…

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Rochester in the News
YNN (April 19)
‘U of R Named Among Best Colleges for Veterans’
The student resource center, the GI Bill Hub, lists the University of Rochester among the best colleges for veterans. GI Bill Hub notes that Rochester pays 100 percent tuition for military veterans who qualify for the Post-9/11 GI Bill. Read more…

In Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education (April 19)
'SUNY's Chancellor Wrestles With a System at Odds With Itself’
Nancy Zimpher, chancellor of the State University of New York, unveiled a strategic plan this month that seeks to redefine the role of the system, coordinate the focus of its campuses, and raise its profile both in New York and across the nation. Read more...

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